The SA Gaming News Wrap – giving you your weekly dose of local news all wrapped up. Yes. It really is that simple.
How about a few things you may have missed elsewhere:
- Zombiegamer: Telkom Digital Gaming League (DGL) | DotA2 Community Shield Grand Final Preview
- Zombiegamer: R2 million up for grabs in the ESL African Championship
- Zombiegamer: Telkom Digital Gaming League (DGL) | DotA2 Community Shield Results Sun 09 April 2017
- Zombiegamer: South Africa esports | Just DotA2 Things: Breaking Kayfabe & DotA2 SA Scrims Group/Platform
- Zombiegamer: Telkom Digital Gaming League (DGL) | DotA2 Community Shield Results Weds 05 April 2017
- Zombiegamer: [Photos] “Trenchtown” COD:IW 2v2 LAN
- Critical Hit: Flipsid3 Tactics SA leave DGL to focus on Mettlestate and ESL
- Critical Hit: Kwesé Sports announce R2 million ESL African Championship
- Geek Node: Podcast 32: GeekFest 2017! [R18] + Win Tickets to Geek Fest!
- Esports Insider: ESL African Championship to launch with Kwesé
- Esports Insider: ESIC welcomes four new members
- Genshiken UCT: [Photos] Genshiken Gaming Evening
- GLHF: Mega8: Born With Gamers in Mind
- GLHF: Detrony Talks Bravado and Mega8 Win
- Kosta Games: [Photos] Epic Lounge
- MWEB GameZone: AMD Ryzen 5 CPU range – South African pre-order pricing and release date revealed
- MWEB GameZone: The massive South African PS4 console sale starts today with more bundles
- NAG: Podcast: Episode 38 – Fool Me Once
- Serious About Games: [Photos] THE FINAL | 4 April 2017
- Tech Girl: 3 Life Lessons I Learnt From Esports Broadcasting
- Telkom Gaming: DGL
There is plenty happening almost every day at the moment with ongoing events for Telkom DGL as well as the Ballistix Masters and Mettlestate’s Galaxy CS:GO tournament. On top of that, Kosta Games is hosting season two of their FIFA 17 league. Yes, it’s getting busy out there.
Otherwise, there are a few other events happening to keep you entertained:
- Xbox Playdates ZA are hosting a Rocket League session on Thursday 13 April from 8pm. Join other local gamers as they introduce cars to football. Head here for more information.
- GAC LAN is back with, you guessed it, a LAN and it will feature a number of tournaments including Call of Duty, CS:GO and more. Otherwise you can just do some socialising at the LAN. The LAN starts at 5pm on Friday (14 April) and runs until 8am on Sunday. Head to the event page for more information.
- Xbox Playdates ZA returns on Friday from 9pm with an F1 2016 event in conjunction with SA Gamer.
- ESL Africa kicks off with the first Hearthstone tournament in their R2 million series. For all additional information regarding the event can be found here.
Remember to keep these days open for some upcoming action a little further in the future:
- 22 April 2017: Trenchtown FIFA 17
- 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
- Bravado Gaming: [Win with] Bravado Gamer Survey
- SA Gamer: FREE GAMES VRYDAG! – LEGO City Undercover (PS4/XBO)
The Dota 2 Winter Cup has been announced with the action scheduled to kick off on 26 May 2017.
Who's ready for the Mega8 Dota 2 Winter Cup 2017?
Posted by Mega8 Esports on Tuesday, 11 April 2017
Shibobo have announced their ninth season of the FUT League.
New season starting soon….Tell everyone you know…100K coins up for grabs at the end of the season.100K to the cup winner.
ACGL Top 5 | March
by African Gaming
Looking Back with Mettlestate’s Anthrax
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