See how the NRG Champions Present performed out because the world’s prime Fortnite gamers went head-to-head in Zone Wars.
It was a throwdown of epic proportions on the inaugural NRG Champions Present yesterday night. Govt Producer Grady Rains’ dream occasion got here to fruition in Los Angeles, California, on the NRG Scorching Pockets Content material Fort, the place six duos from throughout the globe journeyed for a Zone Wars occasion.
The individuals included a number of FNCS Champions and excellent gamers; Queasy and Hen from Europe; Mero and Dukez from NA East; Deyy and Clix from NA East; K1ng and Phzin from South America; Jace and Basil from Australia; Snacky and Favs from NA West. These gifted tandems would in the end face each other first within the Group Stage after which in Bracket Play.
In the end, just one duo may name themselves champions, and it was a consequence that not many predicted forward of the NRG Champions Present.
NA East Establishes Early Dominance
— NRG (@NRGgg) April 19, 2022
NRG’s personal Clix and Deyy began scorching out of the gate within the Group Stage, going an ideal 2-0 towards NA West and Brazil. The next group noticed Mero and Dukez — who received the FNCS Grand Royale collectively — escape with out dropping a match. It appeared the 2 NA East titans would inevitably go head-to-head within the Grand Finals, however the Brazil area had different plans.
Group Stage Outcomes
- Match One: Clix & Deyy over Phzin & k1ng
- Match Two: Clix & Deyy over Favs & Snacky
- Match Three: Favs & Snacky over Phzin & k1ng
- Match 4: Mero & Dukez over Queasy & Hen
- Match 5: Mero & Dukez over Jace & Basil
- Match Six: Queasy & Hen over Jace & Basil
K1ng & Phzin Shock the World, Triumph Over Clix & Deyy
— NRG (@NRGgg) April 20, 2022
Bracket Play noticed Clix and Deyy proceed their spectacular run, taking out the NA West duo once more in a rematch. In the meantime, the South American group — k1ng and Phzin — dispatched the EU FNCS Champs earlier than pulling a major upset over Mero and Dukez.
As destiny would have it, the Grand Finals arrange a rematch between Crew NRG and Crew Brazil. The rounds had been shut your entire manner, however k1ng and Phzin elevated above their competitors. They discovered their footing within the Grand Finals whereas reaching match level a number of instances. Ultimately, k1ng proved he’s a sophisticated model of the 13-year-old phenom we noticed on the 2019 Fortnite World Cup.
The Argentinian FaZe Clan member clutched a 1v2 scenario from the low floor to clinch Crew Brazil the NRG Champions Present victory. K1ng and Phzin embraced their dad and mom following a powerful show of Zone Wars and in the end hoisted the golden trophies.
Bracket Play Outcomes
- Match One: Favs & Snacky over Jace & Basil
- Match Two: Phzin & k1ng over Queasy & Hen
- Match Three: Clix & Deyy over Favs & Snacky
- Match 4: Phzin & k1ng over Mero & Dukez
- Grand Finals: Phzin & k1ng over Deyy & Clix
Extra LAN Occasions … Please
Had a good time at my 1st lan occasion ever cannot anticipate future occasions! Getting to satisfy folks you met on-line is likely one of the coolest emotions 🚀 pic.twitter.com/yUZkp5hkqC
— Duke (@dukezfn) April 20, 2022
The NRG Champions Present is one other instance of what Fortnite presents from an offline event perspective. Nothing is extra pleasurable than watching the world’s finest gamers squaring off towards one another in a single location. Epic Video games has been rightfully hesitant to host one other large-scale occasion, contemplating the worldwide pandemic. Nevertheless, with masks mandates disappearing by the day, let’s hope we’ll see one other LAN occasion quickly.
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