Bravado Gaming have parted ways with Heroes of The Storm, and it’s about time. Overshadowed by CS:GO and Dota 2, Blizzard’s failed eSport has lost one of its strongest South African teams.
In case you missed it, there was some CS:GO drama this past weekend with SK Gaming threatening litigation against Luminosity after they signed a letter of intent to join SK Gaming on July 1st 2016, and went back on their word choosing to stay with Luminosity.
The weekend ELEAUGE viewership figures are out, and TBS raked in an average of 500 thousand viewers, with ELEAGUE blowing up on Twitter.
SuperSport is paying attention to eSports, but are our local broadcasters ready to take up the local broadcasting reigns? Not yet, but let’s discuss how we’re going to get there.
CS:GO is really getting all the love, with a major broadcast on South Africa’s biggest purveyor of sports TV starting this weekend and running through the end of July.
Yet another international CS:GO tournament will be including South Africa. The World Championships, hosted by E-Frag, will include SA in their qualifier consisting of 83 teams from countries around the world. While this team may now legally be called South Africa, they will be comprised of the best players in the country.
FaZe Clan have officially left WESA, leaving the regulatory body with seven teams. Will more teams follow suit as issues which plagued FaZe become apparent in the upcoming months?
Let’s talk about the competitive future of Overwatch as an eSport. Will it survive? Will it stagnate? And what about its competitive future in South Africa? These are all valid questions after Blizzard’s recent success on launch day.
In just under 30 days over 100,000 people signed a petition to allow eSports to be easily accessible for athletes under a sporting VISA. In the past a number of professional atheletes have been barred from entering the United States over VISA issues.
Let’s take a look at the initial response from the community regarding ESEA opening up in South Africa.
We attended the Gran Turismo Sport launch event in London and got some hands on time with the game! How does it handle? Let’s see…
Heroes of the Storm is bringing in Bronze to Grand Master ranks, similar to Starcraft II, but is this just catering for the casual? Or will this new system help make Heroes of the Storm a better eSport?