Fortnite Summer season Smash on the Australian Open has been recognised for excellence in Esports on the Australian and New Zealand Sports activities Know-how Awards (ANZSTA) in Melbourne on Thursday evening.
Accepting the award Occasion Organiser Mark Riedy stated staging the occasion was a landmark second for Esports in Oceania.
“The Fortnite Summer season Smash on the Australian Open was an unimaginable occasion,” Riedy stated.
“The response from the entire rivals and followers each in stadium and all over the world has been overwhelmingly optimistic and we are able to’t wait to do it once more quickly.”
ANZSTA recognises and celebrates excellence in knowledge, digital and expertise throughout the Sports activities, Media, Leisure, Well being and Know-how landscapes.
The most important Australian occasion in aggressive gaming, Fortnite Summer season Smash on the Australian Open, happened in January throughout finals weekend at Australian Open 2019.
Among the greatest Fortnite gamers in Australia competed in a solos event with an extra 100 personalities from the sports activities, leisure and gaming worlds took half in a ProAm duos event for a document $500,000 in mixed prize cash and charitable donations.
Jesse Eckley (RNG_X2Twins_Jesse) took dwelling the championship within the solos event with Harley Campbell (MrFreshAsian) and singer-songwriter Jacko Brazier (JXN) topped the Professional-Am champions within the duos event.