The best Fortnite players in the world | Digital Trends Spanish
Most of those who play Fortnite do so casually, but some players have turned it into a competitive career in the world of esports. The competition events are massive and the prizes can exceed millions of dollars, in addition to being tournaments that take place around the world.
But who are the best players? And even before that, what is it that makes a Fortnite player one of the best in the world? In this list we highlight the best world players of Fornite, also considering the achievements they have achieved. It is worth mentioning that here are only those who play competitively, taking into account their consistency and the ability to play in different modes; In addition, we will see how much money they have made with Fortnite.
Kyle “Bugha” Giersdorf
When it comes to money raised, Kyle “Bugha” Giersdorf is on top thanks to winning the Fortnite World Cup in singles, which meant taking home $ 3 million. The very idea of winning that amount in a video game is amazing and you cannot ignore the work behind it. After that triumph, Bugha obtained third place in the grand finale of the second season of the Fortnite Champion Series, in addition to fourth place in season four of the same event. The list of his wins may not be as extensive as the other players on this list, but when it comes to the amount of money won, there is no one to match it.
Turner “Tfue” Tenney
Next on the list is Turner “Tfue” Tenney, one of the players with the strongest record in the competitive world. After joining the FaZe Clan team in 2018, Tfue finished seventh in week four of the Summer Skirmish event, and then second in week six’s duo event. That same year, during the Fall Skirmish, he won the singles of week 2 and week 4, in addition to the Duo Twitch Con Lan event that awarded him $ 400,000. In 2019, Tfue’s successes continued by taking third place in the Secret Skirmish Duos event. In addition, he has qualified for the Fortnite World Cup multiple times and even won the Duo Cash Cup event in 2020. Tfue may not be the most consistent player, but his triumphs prove that he is a very good player.
Kyle “Mongraal” Jackson
Kyle “Mongraal” Jackson is one of the youngest players on this list, having started to enter the competitive world at just 13 years of age in 2018. His qualification for the semifinals of the Winter Royale event caused Epic Games to change the minimum age for enter tournaments (from 16 to 13) so that younger players can participate in tournaments. Kyle took first place in the Share the Love event and after partnering with Mitr0 (we will see later), the pair rolled out in the competition, winning the Luxe Cup in 2019. In addition, they have qualified for the Fortnite World Cup several times and even placed sixth in 2019. Mongaal is known for his ability to build structures very quickly, which has undoubtedly helped him increase his profits.
Shane “EpikWhale” Cotton
Shane “EpikWhale” Cotton has become a millionaire thanks to winning many top spots throughout various major Fortnite events. In 2019, EpikWhale took third place in the Fortnite World Cup Singles, behind the legendary Bugha. Later, he won several Fortnite Champion Series events and recently also won the West Bugha Throwback Cup; In total, the earnings you have made are aligned with the number of victories in the competitive world.
Benjy “Benjyfish” Fish
Benjy “Benjyfish” Fish is another player with a long record that has resulted in a great deal of money raised. Benjyfish achieved his first major win in the Duo vs. Teams of 2019, in which together with MrSavage they obtained $ 22,000 dollars for their first place. He then came 14th in duos at the Fortnite World Cup, which added $ 50,000 to his account, and then won Week 2 of the Fortnite Championship Series. While most of Benjyfish’s victories have come in duo events, he is also good at playing solo as seen in his FNCS Invitational wins in Weeks 1 and 2.
Cody “Clix” Conrod
Cody “Clix” Conrod has been praised by many for his abilities to build structures very quickly in the game, but that’s not the only way he excels. Like the rest of the players on this list, Clix has an impressive number of victories in the competitive, recently having taken first place in the NA East Bugha Throwback Cup event. On top of that, he took 18th place in the singles competition in the Fortnite World Cup in 2019, which may not sound very impressive but did win him $ 112,500 in prize money. He then won weeks 1 and 2 of the Wednesday Wagers event and later earned a new first place in the first week of the FNCS: Season X. Clix is a very consistent player and at the same time very entertaining to watch.
Christian “Fray” Hennig
One of the lesser known players on this list is Christian “Fray” Hennig, who despite not having an impressive number of victories in big events, is one of the most skilled on the circuit. His style of play is unique and his strategies sometimes seem unusual, but they have served him well to overcome his opponents. Fray was a finalist at the DreamHack Winter and DreamHack Anaheim events in 2019 and is also known for streaming his game sessions during the events. Something like this would make most players nervous, but for Fray it’s the opposite. Yes, he is one of the newest players on the competitive circuit but he still deserves his place on this list.
David “Aqua” Wang
David “Aqua” Wang is another of the biggest money winners: almost $ 2 million in Fortnite tournaments. His best achievement was winning the duos event at the Fortnite World Cup in 2019, in which he and his partner won $ 3 million. Aqua is best at playing in teams, as shown by her victories in European duos and trios events in the Fortnite Championship Series. Playing as a team requires thinking differently when playing solo and while his individual record is not that impressive, his competitive victories make him a key player on the competitive scene.
Dmitri “Mitr0” Van de Vrie
After the successes of Dmitri “Mitr0” Van de Vrie at the 2018 Summer Skirmish event, in which he took multiple victories in duets, he also took first place playing solo and in duos in the Fall Skirmish of that same year. . Then, in 2019, he won the Luxe Cup, in addition to qualifying three times to the Fortnite World Cup in which he even took a sixth place playing in a duo with Mongraal. When it comes to consistency, few players are better than Mitr0, as evidenced by his accomplishments, which include having the record of eliminating 33 solo players in the 2019 Cash Cup.
Rocco “Saf” Morales
And finally, Rocco “Saf” Morales. An excellent player who has an impressive number of victories, being one of the most consistent competitors on this list. After winning first place in FNCS Season 2 of the Eastern United States, he also won events such as the 2019 Secret Skirmish in duos and Week 3 of the Summer Skirmish, in addition to a second solo place in Secret Skirmish. . In total, Saf has won more than $ 1 million in competitive Fortnite, proving that he is one of the best players both playing individually and in teams.