SA Gaming News Wrap

If you’re here, you’re a supporter of South African gaming, and we would appreciate it if you spread the word. Because the more support we get, the more we can keep doing this.

Lat’s start with some content you may have missed from elsewhere:


Upcoming Events

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:


Competitions & Giveaways


Sales & Discounts


MettleState

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…

Posted by Mettlestate on Tuesday, 7 March 2017

**UPDATE**

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


Ballistix Masters

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.

Battlefield 4 – Prizes


Spartan Esports

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…

Posted by Spartan Esports on Thursday, 2 March 2017


xTc Gaming

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…

Posted by XTC Gaming on Thursday, 2 March 2017


Videos

ACGL Videos:

MWEB GameZone – Top 5 of #OWFestZA (PC)

ACGL Top 5 | February – Call of Duty: Infinite Warfare

ACGL Top 5 | February – FIFA 17

Mettlestate Exhibition Match – Bravado Gaming vs Energy Esports
by Mettlestate


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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Wannabe gaming journalist. Wannabe zombie. And sometimes clan leader of OAP. Clint O’Shea when in his human disguise.