SA Gaming News Wrap

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We kick it off with a few things you may have missed elsewhere:

Upcoming Events

Telkom DGL continues with the Masters Leg 1 and the DGL Leg 1, while those looking for single event fixes could consider these upcoming events and tournaments:

  • Xbox Playdates ZA has Star Wars Battlefront on the agenda tonight (Thursday 16 February) from 9pm. If you’re keen to get involved, you can get more information here.
  • Super Friendship Arcade are back. They will be hosting a Valentine’s inspired event at Hectic on Hope in Cape Town this Friday (17 February). R50 gets you in from 8pm. More can be found on the event page.
  • ACGL will be hosting the second 1v1 tournament in the Overwatch Festival on Sunday (19 February). The first of the 3v3 tournaments will be hosted on Wednesday (22 February). Details can be found here.

Remember to keep these days open for some upcoming action a little further in the future:

Competitions & Giveaways


Just a reminder that over at ACGL are a number of happenings to get involved with. Call of Duty and FIFA players can submit their best moments for the Top 5 Plays of February. The best of the bunch will feature in the highlight video.

Meanwhile, the action is underway in the Overwatch Festival with tournaments happening over the following dates:

  • 15 February – 1v1 Mystery Duel
  • 19 February – 1v1 Mystery Duel
  • 22 February – 3v3 Elimination
  • 26 February – 3v3 Elimination
  • 1 March – 1v1 Mystery Duel

Remember that there are some pretty cool prizes up for grabs, including a random draw hamper.

Telkom DGL

Registrations have opened for the Sapphire series. For the CS:GO and Dota 2 teams wanting a shot at a Masters slot via the wildcard, you should head here for more information. For almost all other DGL supported titles, you should head here.

Registrations close 19 February with the action kicking off 20 February.

Mega8 Esports

Mega8 would like to announce our next tournament, the CS:GO Autumn Cup 2017. 16 teams will have the opportunity to…

Posted by Mega8 Esports on Tuesday, 14 February 2017


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