Epic Games Announces First-Ever Fortnite Summer Block Party

Epic Games will be throwing their own Fortnite Summer Block Party this June in Los Angeles shortly after E3 2019 comes to a close. According to the details, the event will feature several celebrities including Ninja, Brendon Urie of Panic! At The Disco, Dillon Francis, KittyPlays, Cray, and Jordan Fisher. This will all happen at The Forum in Inglewood over the course of two days from June 15th-16th. Verified fan registration is open today and will run until May 13th at 10pm PDT. You can read more about the event below.

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On June 15, fans can watch celebrities, YouTubers and their favorite streamers battle it out in the first-ever Creative tournament. Teams will fight for fame on a new player-made game designed specifically for this event. On June 16, the Celebrity Pro-Am will return for its second year. Fans will find out which team will take home the Victory Royale.

Tickets to attend the Summer Block Party will start at $35, giving fans access to both days of activities including the Fortnite Fan Festival. Attendees will have the chance to meet more than 20 characters including Peely, Fishstick and Brite Bomber; glide on the island’s trademark ziplines; visit attractions such as the Pirate Ship and Fortnite Mini Golf; explore in-game eateries Durr Burger, Pizza Pete’s, Sofdeez Ice Cream Shop and more.

“As gaming solidifies its position as one of the fastest-growing consumer trends globally, we are excited to work with Epic Games to provide Fortnite’s 250 million-player fan base the opportunity to get even closer to the action,” said Stuart Saw, SVP of eSports, Endeavor. “The Summer Block Party will demonstrate the collective power of the Fortnite community and the strength of the brand, building on the success of last year’s record-breaking Pro-Am Charity Tournament.”

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