A “Fortnite” option for the bin? This dream seems to have come true for American high school students where E-sport now has its place in the classroom.
Fortnite will land in “most American high schools” as an option . Yes, the phenomenon game has become an activity recognized by the NFHS, the national federation of associations of state high schools. If they want, students can therefore follow an e-sports course.
Fortnite lessons ? It sounds like a hoax. However, the NFHS has decided. From now on, it will be possible to take e-sport as an option. And all state high schools are eligible . It remains to be seen whether they will all agree to offer this program to their students or not.
Starting February 26, an 8-week regular season will begin. Before the seasons start, the students will therefore follow a two-week pre-season. Besides Fortnite , students will be able to practice thumbs on League of Legends, Rockey League and SMITE . MCE TV tells you everything.
FORTNITE: E-SPORT BECOMES AN EXTRA-CURRICULAR ACTIVITY JUST LIKE SPORT
For enthusiasts, E-sport is not just a geek thing. In the United States, it has in any case become a very serious extra-curricular activity. From now on, it will be possible to train at Fortnite in a school setting. As a practical matter, PlayVS will take care of everything. The company will provide the high schools that offer this option with a platform to manage teams and schedules. The year will be divided between two seasons: spring and autumn . High school students have until February 17 to register.
🎮🎮Competitive gaming is a high school sport 🎮🎮
Spring 2⃣0⃣2⃣0⃣ season kicks off next month
— PlayVS (@playvs) January 10, 2020
Thus, Fortnite matches will take place on Wednesday. Tuesday will be devoted to League of Legends, and Thursday to SMITE and Rockey League. Everything suggests that e-sport is on the way to becoming a sport like any other. Something to delight fans of Fortnite from the start. At the same time, the university of Ashland wants to attract its future students with scholarships of $ 4,000 thanks to its e-sport curriculum . So we just have to wait for the next bac reform to hope to see an e-sport option in France.