Fortnite duo Nyhrox and Aqua won the Fortnite World Cup Duos finals. The European pair scored 51 points and splits a prize pool of $3 million.
The competition took place today in New York City’s Arthur Ashe Stadium, with 50 teams from across North America East, West, Europe, Asia, Oceania, and Brazil facing off. Players Zayt and Saf led the standings through most of the finals’ six game, though Nyhrox and Aqua closed back in after back-to-back wins in games 4 and 5, ultimately taking first place.
The second place winner were European duo Rojo and Wolfiez, with 47 points and taking home $2,250,000(£1.8 million). Third place winners, with 45 points, were Elevate and Ceice from NAE, who split a prize of $1,800,000 (£1.4 million). Fourth place winners were Saf and Zayt, from NA East, who scored 44 points and took home $1,500,000 (£1.2 million). You can see all the final standings here.
Game 1 was won by NA East duo Zayt and Saf, who qualified during week 4. NA East week 10 qualifiers Zexrow and Vinny1x took game 2. Week 10 qualifiers MackWood and Calculator, also from NAE, won game three. Games 4 and 5 were won by EU duo Nyhrox and Aqua, who qualified during week 4. Game 6 was won by EU team 4zr and Noward, who qualified during week 8.
The Fortnite World Cup continues tomorrow at 6pm UK time with Solos finals.