Popular streamer Shroud shared his thoughts on Fortnite Competitive in a recent stream.
Shroud Talks About The Fortnite Competitive Scene
Esports and streaming have evolved over the years. There are Pro players and streamers that doing this as a career, earning a decent living. However, the majority of the esports players and the streamers that are not. There are new organizations coming into the esports world every day, and equally many new sponsors etc. But the competition is huge, and the gaming market is not like sports. Sports never goes out of fashion, but games do. Today, Fortnite is the most played game across the globe but there is no guarantee that it will last for another 2 years. Games have a shelve life without exception. Some games could become franchises but there is still a chance of them being forgotten. Therefore, esports players need to be flexible.
An esports player or a streamer can be amazing in one game, however, as soon as that game starts to fade out you need to find another game and be amazing in that one. In this regard, Shroud is one of the most flexible streamers. Shroud can just jump into an FPS game and be very good. He may not be amazing in the first few tries but he eventually gets there. You can watch him when he started to play Rainbow Six Siege and how fast he became a diamond ranked player.
Therefore, when Shroud is talking about esports and Fortnite, there is a reason to listen. Shroud shared his insights about being a Pro. His suggestion was Fortnite.
Shroud is obviously talking about the payment at the Fortnite World Cup. This was a discussion among the fans as well. The reason is simple. Even if you do not win anything in the Fortnite World Cup Finals, and come in last, you are still winning because you will earn something in the end. Also, the qualifying rounds were giving out a lot of cash to players. Lastly, Fortnite is a safe bet for upcoming players looking to crack into the esports and streaming world.