It’s always a busy week in the local gaming scene. Except around the end of the year holidays. Thankfully we’re nowhere near that at the moment.

Here are just a few things you may have missed over the last week:

Also, remember that ACGL is looking for your gameplay clips for their Top 5 Plays of the Month. And they have a bunch of online tournaments underway currently.

Upcoming Events

There is so much happening almost every day at the moment with ongoing events for the DGL Masters Leg 1, DGL Leg 2 and the DGL Community Shield as well as the Ballistix Masters and Mettlestate’s Galaxy CS:GO tournament.

Our sister organisation ACGL has a number of various tournaments on offer for you too.

Otherwise, there are these fine activities to keep you entertained:

  • Xbox Playdates ZA are hosting Minecraft tonight (Thursday 23 March) from 8pm. Join fellow South Africans in building a better world… Additional information can be found here.
  • Gamers Corner are hosting a multi-platform LAN from Friday (24 March) until Sunday. R100 gets you a seat and access to 100mbps at the LAN in Roodepoort. Information can be found here.
  • MSSA is in North West for the provincial championships from Saturday (25 March). The event will be hosted by Curro Klerksdorp and will feature the regular esports, wargames and board games. Keep your eye on the MSSA Facebook page for details.
  • Team Playbell are hosting a fighting tournament on Saturday at The Luckshack in Milnerton, Cape Town. Tekken Tag Tournament 2, Street Fighter V and Mortal Kombat X feature and your R30 entry fee gets you playing for R3,000 in cash. Details are available here.

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

Competitions & Giveaways

Gaming Day Competition

We have attempted to get more information and details on this event, but the organisers had not responded to our request by the time of publication. All we can do is leave you with the information as per the poster below.


Energy Esports – Mettlestate 50K Winners – Highlight Reel
by EZ Studios

Mega8 Autumn Cup Qualifiers
by nAvTV CS:GO

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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