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LOS ANGELES, CA - JUNE 12: Game enthusiasts and industry personnel visit the 'Fortnite' exhibit during the Electronic Entertainment Expo E3 at the Los Angeles Convention Center on June 12, 2018 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Christian Petersen/Getty Images)

Damn, I really need to play more video games!

Kyle Giersdorf from Pottsgrove, Pennsylvania racked up the most points and won a whopping $3 million, making him the first Fortnite World Cup solo champion. The competition went down Sunday at Arthur Ashe Stadium in New York.

Giersdorf says “words can’t explain it.” He goes by “Bugha” when competing.

40 million players competed for a chance to play in the finals, but it was narrowed down to 100 contestants from 30 countries.

The tournament put up over $30 million in cash prizes!

Even the second place winner won $1.8 million.

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