FaZe Jarvis Reveals Shocking Details About a Massive $3Million Fortnite Loss

Published 06/29/2022, 1:20 PM EDT

Fortnite has a host of competitive tournaments in which creators participate to win lucrative cash prizes. One of the most coveted championships in Fortnite is the World Cup event which started in 2019. And one of the top participants in this competition was FaZe clan’s Jarvis.

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However, he could not progress through the competition for various reasons, claiming Epic Games to have scammed him. What’s worse, he lost about $3,000,000 from Epic Games. Let’s find out how.

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FaZe Jarvis reveals how Epic scammed him off $3,000,000

The first ever Fortnite World Cup had many professionals coming in to participate for the massive prize pool. The winner gets a grand prize of $3 million dollars after competing over a course of weeks in this competition. One of the key and eager aspirants was FaZe clan’s Jarvis who had high hopes to win the $3,000,000 cash prize.

Jarvis was very consistent in all the weekly solo competitions and also got the opportunity to join FaZe for his Fortnite skills. He was very serious about the game and was also taking streaming very seriously on YouTube. However, things take different turns, often leaving people disrayed and broken.

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As the weekly competitions for the World Cup progressed, Jarvis was going up in rankings to be at the upper half of the table. He had reached second by the time it was Week 9 and was aiming for the Grand Finale by reaching the 1st position.

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However, luck wasn’t in favor of Jarvis perhaps. Or would you call it luck or rather a deliberate server error from Epic? Jarvis would think the latter because he had to wait in the lobby long enough for the World Cup events to expire. This happened with him consequitively which left him extremely annoyed and frustrated.

Fortnite has had several complaints over its lobby waiting time which has cost the esports professionals with valuable points in their tournaments and matches.

The World Cup was eventually won by a 16-year-old gamer from the United States, Kyle ‘Bugha’ Giersdorf who took home the grand prize of $3 million.

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So, do you think Epic was actually at fault for Jarvis’ loss in this tournament? Let us know in the comments.

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Siddid Dey Purkayastha

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Siddid Dey Purkayastha is an eSports author for EssentiallySports and is currently pursuing his Bachelor of Arts degree at Christ (Deemed to be University). He has always been into gaming since the ripe age of 9 and has never looked back. Apart from his deep love for narrative-driven or campaign-based games, he enjoys casually playing online games such as Valorant, Fortnite, FIFA Ultimate Team, Warzone, and GTA Online.

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