UCON 2018 | Call of Duty, FIFA 18 and Ultimate Gamer

The return of UCON after skipping 2017 means a return of the zombies and the Ultimate Gamer event, as well as bringing – in collaboration with our sister organisation ACGL – console Call of Duty fans a LAN event and FIFA fans a 2v2 tournament.

UCON 2018 will run over 27 and 28 January 2018 at the UCT Sports Centre. The weekend promises “unrivaled fun and adventure” with anime, gaming and more on the agenda. Ticket prices to the event are R60 for a day pass and R90 for a weekend pass.

From our side, we will have a variety of gaming stations setup for those just looking to try out and play games, or even challenge a friend. Alongside that will be a number of tournaments with the three main ones being the following:

CALL OF DUTY: WWII

This is a 2v2 Search and Destroy bring your own event (console, monitor, copy of game, controller and headset) and will be a double elimination tournament. The tournament requires a minimum of sixteen (16) teams pre-registered and paid or will be cancelled.

The Details

  • Date: Saturday 27 January 2018
  • Time:
    • Registration: 9:00am to 9:45am
    • Matches: 10:00am until completion
  • Where: Hall 2, Sports Centre, UCT, Cape Town
  • What: Call of Duty: WWII (2v2) on PlayStation 4
  • Cost: R150 registration fee per player | R300 registration fee per team (includes UCON entry)
  • Prizes: R2,600 in cash plus ACGL XP

We will supply infrastructure (power, networking and administration). Please ensure you bring your PlayStation 4 (updated), monitor (no bigger than 32″), controller, headset and a copy of the game (updated).

FIFA 18

This is a 2v2 FIFA 18 event and will be a double elimination tournament. The tournament requires a minimum of sixteen (16) teams pre-registered and paid or will be cancelled.

The Details

  • Date: Sunday 28 January 2018
  • Time:
    • Registration: 9:00am to 9:45am
    • Matches: 10:00am until completion
  • Where: Hall 2, Sports Centre, UCT, Cape Town
  • What: FIFA 18 (2v2) on PlayStation 4
  • Cost: R100 registration fee per player | R200 registration fee per team (includes UCON entry)
  • Prizes: R1,600 in cash plus ACGL XP

All necessary equipment will be supplied but participants can bring along their own controllers if preferred.

ULTIMATE GAMER

This is a solo test of your gaming skill. Over the course of the weekend, set the highest score (or fastest lap) on one of the allocated games and you will secure a prize for that title. Points will be awarded depending on your placement in the rankings and the participant with the highest score across the various titles will be proclaimed the UCON Ultimate Gamer of 2018. Up for grabs will be Raru vouchers and products. The good news is that you can set your scores in your own time over the weekend and no registration is required. If you’re unsure what is needed simply ask one of the friendly admins – they won’t bite.

The Details

  • Date: 27 and 28 January 2018
  • Time:
    • Registration: Not applicable
    • Matches: Ongoing over the weekend until UCON ends
  • Where: Hall 2, Sports Centre, UCT, Cape Town
  • What: Ultimate Gamer with various titles
  • Cost: A standard UCON pass – so open to all attendees
  • Prizes: Raru Vouchers

All necessary equipment will be supplied.

GENERAL

Alongside these set events, we will host a variety of mini-tournaments during the weekend which will be announced at the venue and open to all attendees. Up for grabs will be Raru vouchers and products. Titles likely to be featured will be Injustice 2, PES 2018 and more.


If you have any questions, comments or queries please be sure to contact us via:

Zombiegamer:

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ACGL:

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Our headsets are supplied by:

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Our networking solution is supplied by:

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Our PCs for streaming is supplied by:

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Our retail partner is:

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About Zombie Dredd

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