Some of the biggest names in Fortnite are heading down under to raise money for charity in the Australian Open Fortnite Summer Smash.
Local Australian legends MrFreshAsian, Muselk, Lazarbeam, Loserfruit and Lachlan will be joined by US pros AlexAce, DrLupo and Valkyrae. Valkyrae is excited about making her first trip to Australia, “This is my first time visiting Australia and I can’t believe I’m here attending the Australia Open while also playing Fortnite with so many incredible people.”
UK gamer Vikkstar is also heading making the trip, “I’m really looking forward to taking part in the Fortnite Summer Smash at the Australian Open in Melbourne. It’s gonna be great to hang out with and compete against so many great players and people!”
The announced list looks like this:
- DrLupo (USA)
- Valkyrae (USA)
- Vikkstar (UK)
- Lachlan (NSW)
- Lazarbeam (NSW)
- Loserfruit (VIC)
- MrFreshAsian (NSW)
- Muselk (NSW)
- AlexAce (USA)
- MrWoofless (CAN)
The Fortnite Summer Smash Pro-Am charity event will see 50 duo teams compete for a share of $100,000 for a charity of their choice on January 27 at the Australian Open. More information, including ticket pricing, can be found on the website.