The Fortnite DreamHack Open has recently returned after a month and is currently available for North American (East) and European players. The open-to-all tournament kicked off on May 5, offering a $200,000 grand prize. Day 2 starts with the NA-East going into the semi-finals while Europe gets the second leg of qualification in the evening.
The tournament is in duos format. Loopers can only take part in a team of two. Although other regions are currently missing out on this action, gamers can expect Epic Games to conduct similar tournaments elsewhere.
Fortnite DreamHack: Registration and schedule
The Fortnite DreamHack tournament starts with 500 teams in each region. The top 50 compete for the pole spot in each region. Players can log into their Fortnite accounts and head to the “compete” tab. The DreamHack Open card will confirm the player's registration.
Since the DreamHack tournament is being conducted in different regions, there are two separate schedules for Europe and North America (East).
- Heat #1: Wednesday, May 5 from 6:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. CEST
- Heat #2: Thursday, May 6 from 6:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. CEST
- Semifinals: Wednesday, May 19 from 7:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m. CEST
- Final: Thursday, May 20 from 7:00 p.m. to 11:00 p.m. CEST
United States (East)
- Heat #1: Wednesday, May 5 from 7:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m. EST
- Semifinals: Thursday, May 6 from 7:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m. EST
- Final: Wednesday, May 19 from 7:00 p.m. to 11:00 p.m. EST
The semi-final of the NA East region will take place later this evening. The European circuit will have their second leg of the preliminary round today.
In terms of prize money, the Fortnite DreamHack tournament has a lot to offer. Winners will walk away with $200,000, while organizers have confirmed more than $900,000 is up for grabs.
After the first day of the European qualifiers, DreamHack took to Twitter to reveal the DreamHack Fortnite leaderboard. Wave Vadeal and BL Noahreyli topped the leaderboard with 708 points and three victories.
The Fortnite DreamHack tournament is offering multi-language coverage this season. There will be live updates and professional commentary to make the event even more special. The entire tournament can be streamed in English, French, German, and Spanish.
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The Fortnite DreamHack tournament will be competitive as everyone will give their best to gain a spot in the final 50. Fans will get some solid action from this tournament. Loopers who wish to enter themselves into these kinds of tournaments should monitor ongoing events.