Fortnite is the 10th Esports sport to be competed at Olympic Esports

Fortnite is the 10th Esports sport to be competed at Olympic Esports

Fortnite has been recognized as an official Olympic eSport. Epic’s metaverse game will be part of Esport’s Olympic Week lineup. The event takes place in Singapore and is a 4-day “virtual sports” festival organized by the International Olympic Committee. Multiple players from the Fortnite Champion Series tournament will compete in a dramatic competition endorsed by the International Shooting Sports Federation.

Fortnite’s best shooters will compete on the Fortnite Creative Island created specifically for the event. Viewers at home can watch the competition live on the Olympic website and social media channels.


In addition to Fortnite, other featured games at the event included Gran Turismo, Just Dance, Zwift Cycling, and Chess ( Olympic Esport Week also hosts games in archery (Tic Tac Bow), baseball (WBSC eBaseball: Power Pros), sailing (Virtual Regatta), taekwondo (Virtual Taekwondo) and tennis (Tennis Clash). The event is an effort to expand the influence of the Olympic Games by connecting with the gaming and esports communities around the world.

In recent years, the International Olympic Committee has been working to connect with players, starting with the Olympic Virtual Series event taking place in 2021. Although the scene of players competing for Olympic gold medals for Fortnite is difficult, although it may not be. Capable of matching traditional sports at the Olympic Games, Fortnite is currently the largest game to appear at the event and has the potential to expand the reach of the Esports Series to the gaming community.

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