Epic Games has partnered with PlayVS to bring Fortnite competition to high schools and college.
PlayVS, an LA-based startup, is at the forefront of legitimizing esports at the high school and collegiate levels. They’ve partnered with the developers of Rocket League and League of Legends. Now, Fortnite has been added to their official roster of games.
PlayVS has worked with the NFHS – the governing body of high school athletics – to bring esports to high schools across the nation.
The Epic Games partnership was a massive step for the organization as they continue to legitimize esports from the ground-up. This also marks the first time that PlayVS has entered the collegiate world.
The format will be similar to that of the World Cup duo competition. Each week, starting on February 26, players will begin an eight-week trial to become the best team in their conference.
At the end of the eight weeks, the top teams from each region will advance to the finals. Like…
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