New to the spotlight is Bugha, winner of the first ever Fortnite World Cup. At just 16 years old, he’s one of the youngest competitive players on the scene. But don’t let his age fool you. Bugha is as fierce as the rest of ’em, with a knack for outbuilding and outmanuevering every opponent.
Name: Kyle Giersdorf
Primary Game: Fortnite
Did you catch the Fortnite World Cup? You know, the one that pitted the best players in the world against each other for over $30 million in cash prices? In case you missed it, a 16 year old upstart took home the grand prize and the title of best Fortnite player in the world. That someone is none other than Bugha.
Bugha is a still a fresh face to many, which is why we’ve put together this profile outlining his stats, setup, and settings. If you’d like to go pro, emulating your favorite players is an excellent idea. So why not go with the best?
It wasn’t until the end of 2018 that Bugha started creating Fortnite videos and uploading them to his Youtube. And it wasn’t until several months later that the traction really picked up and he started getting noticed. Finally, on March 25th, 2019, he was hand-picked by the Sentinels to represent their gaming team. Enter the newly minted SEN Bugha or Bugha Sentinels.
It was a smart move. Bugha went from relative obscurity to serious competitor when he landed a spot in the World Cup during the first week of trials. A couple months later, he flew out to New York with the rest of the lineup. But he could never anticipate what happened next.
Not only did Bugha win the Fortnite World Cup, he absolutely dominated. By the end of the tournament, he sat at #1 with a whopping 59 points. That’s 26 more than the next highest player.
Since the tournament, Bugha has been enjoying his newfound celebrity by streaming to millions of new followers. Moreover, he’s begun playing with the likes of Ninja, Tfue, and other top Fortnite celebs for maximum exposure.
The sky is truly the limit for Bugha. At just 16 years old, he’s at the beginning of what’s sure to be a long and successful eSports career.
Bugha Setup – Computer Components
In a chat with Ninja during Lollapalooza, Bugha admitted that he wasn’t prepared for his newfound popularity. As such, his streaming setup is still a work in progress.
Still, his main rig is plenty good enough to compete with other pro players and includes popular gear from the best gaming manufacturers around. Have a look.
Let’s start with a look at Bugha’s top-of-the-line gaming PC.
Bugha Setup – Gaming Peripherals
Now, let’s see which peripherals he uses to build and edit with such precision.
Want to see more Bugha gear? We’ll be updating this section with his new streaming equipment as soon as he gets it all set up.
For now, let’s check out his Fortnite settings.
Bugha Settings – Fortnite Sensitivity
Bugha is known for his insane edits and building skills. If you watch some of his videos, you’ll see that opposing players are often dead before they have any idea what’s happening around them. How does Bugha manage all that? These down-to-the-decimal settings should give you a clue.
Bugha uses the Finalmouse Air58 alongside precision mouse settings to outmaneuver his opponents at every turn.
Polling Rate: 500
Sensitivity X: .13
Sensitivity Y: .13
Bugha Settings – Fortnite Game Settings
Bugha’s Fortnite game settings are all configured in order to perfect the FPS and limit the ammount of invasive HUD distractions. Also utilizing the auto functionality within Fortnite allows for Bugha to dominate and focus more on the game.
Bugha Settings – Fortnite Color Settings
The last settings for Fortnite when it comes to Bugha are his color corrections. Despite claiming he’s not color-blind, Bugha swears that using the color-blind setting of Protanope helps him see the colors better. Whatever his reasoning may be, it’s obviously helping him out.
Bugha Settings – Fortnite Keybinds
Interestingly, Bugha’s keybinds don’t stray too far from the standard setup. You will find some modest tweaks, however, which allow him to build and edit at breakneck pace.
Weapon Slot 1
Weapon Slot 2
Weapon Slot 3
Weapon Slot 4
Weapon Slot 5
There are a lot of questions surrounding the rise of Bugha. That’s why we curated this FAQ to offer up-to-date information on everything related to the Fortnite superstar. If you have a question not answered here, shoot us an email. We’d be happy to add it to our list.
What is Bugha’s real name?
Bugha’s real name is Kyle Giersdorf.
Where is Bugha from?
Bugha is from Pennsylvania, USA.
How old is Bugha?
As of 2019, Bugha is 16 years old.
What team is Bugha on?
Bugha is a part of the Sentinels Gaming Team.
How much did Bugha win from the World Cup?
Bugha won a cool 3 million dollars from winning the Fortnite World Cup.
What mouse is Bugha using?
Bugha uses the Finalmouse Air58 Ninja Edition Mouse.
What keyboard is Bugha using?
Bugha uses the Logitech G Pro Mechanical Keyboard.
What monitor does Bugha use?
Like many other eSports gamers, Bugha uses the Alienware AW2518H Gaming Monitor.