Biggest Call of Duty Competition of the Year with $1.5 Million at Stake Coming to Amway Center August 9 – 13
For the first time on the East coast the largest Call of Duty tournament (The Call of Duty World League Championship) is heading to Amway Center in Orlando, Florida on August 9th-13th. Fans will have the opportunity to see the 32 best teams in the world battling it out for their chance at the $1.5 Million prize pool.
Supercell announces Clash Royale Global Series, will expand to all regions by fall
Clash Royale is moving up in the esports industry. Supercell has just announced the Crown Championship where players will now compete in 1000 player tournaments, leading to bracketed tournaments which will find the best 8 players in each region. Those top 8 players will then compete for the much anticipated $44,000 prize.
ESL adds Virtual Reality Event Streaming to all Major 2017 Events in partnership with Wonderworld VR
Virtual reality meets esports. ESL has recently partnered with Wonderworld VR (a virtual reality entertainment company) to bring VR event streaming to all major ESL events fort he rest of the year. Viewers will be provided with an in-arena VR experience from the ground floor of each streamed event.
McLaren launches eSports contest for F1 simulator role
sports gamers now have the chance to win a spot as a Formula 1 simulator driver. McLaren, working together with well known gaming company Logitech has announced the job offer to the winner of a new esports competition they will soon be launching.
Australian Football League to enter esports, want tournaments in 53,000 capacity stadium
The Australian Football League is bringing the esports industry down under. With information from The Age we have heard the league wants its current teams to create or sponsor esports teams of their own. The leagues hope is to target a younger audience and bring more interest in sponsorship and revenue into Australian football.