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Lat’s start with some content you may have missed from elsewhere:
- Zombiegamer: Trenchtown FIFA 17 Tournament | Details and Registration
- ACGL: Top 5 Plays of the Month | February
- ACGL: MWEB GameZone Top 5 for OWFestZA (PC)
- ACGL: Overwatch Festival – We Have Our Winners!
- Critical Hit: Ghost Recon: Wildlands launch event: We are Ghosts
- Damage Control: New Website
- GLHF: The New State of Play: Mettlestate
- MWEB GameZone: Watch the top 5 PC kills from the Overwatch Festival
- MWEB GameZone: What SA gamers will pay for March’s top game releases
- MWEB GameZone: The Ghost Recon Wildlands launch event gave us a lesson in military combat
- NAG: Podcast: Episode 33 – The Salt Episode
- Red Bull: Mettlestate: The rise and rise of eSports in South Africa
- SA Gamer: Video: This is how we celebrate Ghost Recon: Wildlands day
- Tech Girl: Welcome to Mettlestate
- Telkom Gaming: Budding YouTube Channel Overwatch Plays SA Presents Local Talent at its Best
- Telkom Gaming: DGL
Masters Leg 1, DGL Leg 2 and the DGL Sapphire series are all happening, but if you want something else, you need look no further than these upcoming events and tournaments:
- Xbox Playdates ZA is For Honor tonight (Thursday 9 March) from 8pm, where you can join fellow South Africans as they pretend to be Knights, Viking and Samurai. Additional information can be found here.
- Crown the King is hosting a FIFA 17 tournament at Gus’s Place in Potchefstroom on Saturday 11 March from 10am. Entry is R100 and there is R1,000 cash up for grabs. Head to the event page for additional information.
- In Ghana the FIFA 17 Champion of Champions tournament by Madagastargh is still underway. For additional details, you should head here.
- MettleState kick off their streams of the R1 million Samsung Galaxy CSGO Championship on Monday (13 March). Details can be found below, but you should tune in and watch the action here.
Remember to keep these days open for some upcoming action a little further in the future:
- 27 to 29 April 2017: rAge Cape Town
- 29 April to 1 May 2017: FanCon
- 28 to 30 July 2017: EGE
- 6 to 8 October 2017: rAge JHB
- More 2017 Gaming and Geek Expos can be found here.
Competitions & Giveaways
- Critical Hit: Win a hamper that includes a copy of Ghost Recon Wildlands (PS4/Xbox 1)
- Megarom: Tom Clancy’s Ghost Recon Wildlands competition
- SA Gamer: Free Games Vrydag – Tom Clancy’s: Ghost Recon Wildlands
Sales & Discounts
MettleState have announced the format, schedule and streaming information for their R1 milion CS:GO tournament. 24 teams will be battling it out via a group phase that kicks off on 13 March. The action will be available via their Twitch channel every Monday and Wednesday.
The tournament culminates in a LAN final from 4 to 7 May.
On Monday 13 March we go live with the Samsung Galaxy CSGO Championship. 24 teams will battle it out in the group…
The 24 teams participating in the tournament have been announced:
Damage Control | XTC Gaming | Veneration E-Sports | Mythic Gaming | Bravado Gaming | Pulse Gaming | White Rabbit Gaming | Flipsid3 Tactics South Africa | Exdee Gaming | Aperture Gaming | Energy eSports | Ventus Gaming | Fat Cloud Gaming | Pro | VnR Rejects | PewPew Gaming | White Rabbit Aspire | Overpowered | Armor Legion Gaming | Severe | Ventus Red | Redshift Esports | hackME | Singularity
You only have a few days left to register your team for the Ballistix Masters which will feature both Battlefield 4 and Dota 2.
The prizes total R50,000 cash split equally between the two titles.
If that’s not enough tournaments for your taste, Spartan Esports have their Spartan Gaming League registrations open until 2 April. The titles on offer are CS:GO and Dota 2 with an entry fee of R250 per team all contributing to the prize pool.
A little reminder to go sign up for the fall leg of the Spartan Gaming League. Remember this is for second devision…
One of the local stalwarts of the Battlefield 4 competitive scene have decided to call it quits. xTc-Battlefield are no more, and their departure comes as a surprise to the community, while leaving an enormous gap.
xTc-Battlefield calls it quits It has been a rough start to a rough year, where after a disappointing DGC, finding the…
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Mettlestate Exhibition Match – Bravado Gaming vs Energy Esports
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.
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