Streamer Nick ‘NICKMERCS’ Kolcheff defended Epic’s decision to equally split the Fortnite Champion Series (FNCS) prize pool across PC and console.
The response to the first Fortnite tournament of Chapter 2 Season 2 was mixed as players learned that Epic would be equally splitting their prize pool across two separate tournaments: PC and console FNCS.
The prize pools for both competitions are identical and a lot of PC pros wanted their platform to receive more money. Their mentality is that, since most top-tier players play on PC, the PC platform should receive a higher prize.
The reaction from the professional Fortnite community was relatively universal, apart from players who use a controller on a PC.
Players like Aydan, UnknownxArmy, and NICKMERCS…