SA Gaming News Wrap

It appears as if the country has taken a holiday while E3 is on, as there isn’t all that much happening in the local gaming community and local eSports scene over the last week.


Upcoming Events

There’s a few things on this weekend (and even before) that you may be interested in:

  • Thursday evening (18 June from 6:30pm), Jukes Club and Esports Lounge hosts a Hearthstone Fireside Gathering.
  • Games On Gaming Lounge in Rondebosch, Cape Town is hosting Friday Night Fights – a fighting tournament – on Friday from 6:30pm. R50 is the entry fee with goodies up for grabs, and both Mortal Kombat X and Injustice Gods Among Us on offer. Details here.
  • The second Hearthstone related event of the week sees eAe Gaming and Tuks Mindsport host an online tournament on Saturday from 5pm. Details are available here.

A couple of events that are a little further in the future, but worth marking in your diary is LanX and Geekfest. Both are on the same weekend (4 July), but both offer something a little different.


 

Competitions & Giveaways


 

MWEB GameZone Masters Series

MGMS Announce_03In amidst a host of publicly announced roster changes in both the Call of Duty and Counter-Strike communities, there is still the matter of the first qualifiers to attend. The roster changes (including the resignation of Ventus Phenom – captain of the Ventus Xero team – and the acquisition of Frost to the Ventus Xero team) is unlikely to be evident in the current qualifiers under the tournament’s rules.

This weekend, does see the conclusion of the Advanced Warfare tournament on Xbox One with the last matches being streamed live on the MWEB GameZone Twitch Channel.

If you’re keen to see how things stand in both the Advanced Warfare and CS: GO tournaments, hit the links to the brackets.

Some coverage of the MGMS event featured on the MWEB GameZone site:


Ozone Tournaments ZA

Registrations for the latest Ozone Call of Duty Tournament close in the next few days. Interested teams can register here, or hit the chaps up on Twitter.


 

Videos

nAvTV have uploaded a multitude of videos from the recent Mortal Kombat Cup qualifiers hosted around the country. You can watch them all below if you like.


 

You can find out about even more events happening in South Africa in our events calendar. If you want all the news about goings on in South Africa, simply click on the SA flag to be whisked to the most comprehensive coverage of South African gaming that you will find on the internet. You may just be surprised by how much is happening around the country.

Know of anything gaming related happening or happened in South Africa? Drop us an email at info@zombiegamer.co.za and we will do our best to cover it.

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