20 Apr 2021 2:25 PM +00:00

Why Was the Fortnite Dreamhack Open Cancelled?

This weekend's Fornite DreamHack Open has been canceled due to "integrity concerns."

There are plans to reschedule the tournament, but the organization has currently set no future date, only saying it will be in late May.

What are the details of these "integrity concerns?"

It turns out there was a game-breaking bug that multiple players stumbled upon simultaneously.

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What Caused the Fortnite DreamHack Open Cancellation?

The "integrity concerns" mentioned in the above tweet are actually a game-breaking bug that allows players to duplicate any throwable object in Fortnite.

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A fairly easy bug to exploit, several players have discovered how to exploit it, reporting about it almost at the same time.

It is hard to tell how long the bug has been in the game, but signs point to at least a week.

Currently Epic does not have a fix in place, but players can be sure one is on the way.

Now that the bug has been discovered, it would be wise for players to avoid using it so they do not get their accounts banned.

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With the glitch so easy to pull off, it is possible many players have kept it to themselves, exploiting it for some time before it all came to light.

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Fortnite DreamHack Open

Originally scheduled for this upcoming weekend, April 16 - 18, 2021, the Fortnite DreamHack Open was going to be for Duos in NA East and Europe with a $200,000 prize pool.

To participate, players only needed to select that they would like to in-game, with no sign-ups needed.

The DreamHack Open is played over the course of several days, with several Heats before moving onto the Semi-Finals and Grand Finals.

Full coverage of the event is available live on the DreamHack Fortnite Twitch channel and generally streamed by multiple players taking part in each event.

Official leaderboards for DreamHack events are hosted by TRN, and are updated regularly.

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