The eSports Summer Spree continues! After this year’s major announcements from E3, we’re more excited than ever to see what the future holds for gaming and eSports. Until the new titles launch, we’ve got some updates and tournaments in store. See what we’ve been up to, and what’s to come in this month’s eSports Update:
– OpTic Gaming won 1st place in Season 2 of the MLG Pro League earning X Games Gold Medals for the 2nd year running. Congrats GreenWall!
– OpTic Halo qualified for the Halo Championship Series Season 2 Finals July 24-26th, competing for $150,000.
– OpTic Nation played in the MLG Call of Duty Relegation tournament and qualified for Season 3.
– RosterMania is here, and there was one change to the OpTic lineup. Killa has been released from NaTion and his spot filled by Mochilla. – Welcome to OpTic!
Photo by Oz.
– In Starcraft news, nV_Violet won the Red Bull Toronto BattleGrounds in fantastic form! Get the full scoop from Red Bull eSports.
– EnVy also had major changes to their CoD Roster, releasing Saints, Proofy & TeeP, picking up JKap, Aqua & Octane to fill the team. – Welcome to the Boys In Blue!
Starcaft – Violet
Photo by Joe Brady.
– ESL Counter Strike Pro League Finals – July 2-5 – EnVy CSGO – Prize Pool: $250,000.
– ESWC Montreal – July 9-12 – EnVy CSGO – Prize Pool: $75,000.
– DreamHack Valencia – July 16-19 – EnVy CSGO – Prize Pool: $150,000.
– MLG/CEVO CSGO Season 7 Finals – July 24-26 – EnVy CSGO – Prize Pool: $75,000
– HCS Season 2 Finals – July 24-26 – OpTic Halo – Prize Pool: $150,000.
Photo by Unyshek
Until next time! Game on ASTRO Family. ^Siege
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