FORTNITE: Pennsylvania Kid won $3 Million

Many kids across the country spent the weekend playing Fortnite, but only one of them won $3 million for doing it better than everyone else.

16-year-old Kyle “Bugha” Giersdorf of Pennsylvania was crowned the winner of the inaugural Fortnite World Cup on Sunday in New York. Giersdorf blew away the competition, finishing with 59 points — 26 points ahead of the second place finisher. He took hope the trophy and the $3 million prize. (Newsweek)

Hot Takes:

  • Parents may want to think twice before telling their kids to stop playing Fortnite.
  • The second- and third-place finishers also took home more than $1 million.
  • Participants came from all over the world.
  • Fortnite is a legitimate sport.