16-year-old wins Fortnite competition, takes home $3 million prize

A 16-year-old has won $3 million after winning a video game competition.

According to Yahoo News, 16-year-old Kyle Giersdorf -- also known as 'Bugha' -- won the Fortnite World Cup on Sunday afternoon at Arthur Ashe Stadium in New York. He brought home a $3 million prize.

USA Today said that Bugha beat out 40 million players who entered the competition online. Only 100 of those participants competed in New York.

Congratulations @bugha! pic.twitter.com/nchRlL3wUC

-- Fortnite Competitive (@FNCompetitive) July 28, 2019

Epic Games, the company behind the video game, awarded more than $40 million in prizes throughout the tournament, Yahoo News reported.

This story was written in Orlando, Florida.