With the way Epic has developed the competitive scene in Fortnite, they have put a focus on making the top-tier events open for random qualifiers.
This has been a good thing for the scene in general as Fortnite has more random players trying to be professionals than just about every other esport.
With routes to make it to the top level and absurd amounts of money on the line, being a Fortnite pro feels like it might be attainable.
But those same qualifying systems that work well for new names, make the scene tougher on the pros who have already established themselves as the best of the best.
Remember when Tfue and Cloak didn’t qualify for the Winter Royale despite finishing in first place in the major Fortnite competition right before?
That just doesn’t really happen in other esports…
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