The International 2019 by Dota 2 has the largest prize pool in the history of LAN tournaments, but Fortnite is richer

The International Competitions of Dota 2, The 2019, set a new prize pool for the LAN tournament.

What is known

If you believe the special counter, then in 2019$ 30,136,205 will compete in the tournament. Initially, Valve invested $ 1.6 million in the prize fund, but thanks to sales of the “Battle Pass” and levels to it, gamers managed to increase the amount. 36 days left until the end of fees, but this is already a record for LAN tournaments.

At the same time, if you count the prize fund withconsidering qualifications, then Fortnite is knocked out. Epic Games allocated $ 30 million to the Fortnite World Cup tournament, and the company made $ 11 million for qualifiers. Thus, the general fund of the Fortnite World Championship is $ 41 million. At the same time, for the qualification for The International 2019, including the Dota Pro Circuit series of tournaments, the fund of majors and minors amounted to $ 36.5 million.

Recall that The International 2019 will be held from 15 to 25 August in Shanghai, and the Fortnite World Cup will begin on July 26 in New York and will end on July 28.