GO Malta Esports Festival 2018
Date: 07 - 09 December 2018
Venue: Malta Fairs and Conventions Centre, Ta’ Qali
In it’s sixth and largest edition, the iconic event will host the passionate gaming community present on our island and abroad. Esports, a form of competition using video games usually takes the form of organised multiplayer video game competition between professional players.
With a number of tournaments and a mix of local and international teams, the impressive prize of €25,000 is being offered to top gamers in an array of games including CS:GO, CODBO4, Fortnite, RL, HS, LoL, PUBG, DOTA and FIFA.
Eight of the best upcoming Counter Strike: Global Offensive teams in the world will be battling it out at the event for an initial prize pool of €13,000, starting online and ending the last four-team rounds offline live on stage at MFCC for the biggest prize pool in the whole festival. A €5,000 prize pool is also up for grabs for Call of Duty: Black Ops 4, with gamers.com.mt teaming up with European Esports Gaming [EEG] to provide one of the best Call of Duty: Black Ops 4 competitions to date in Europe, having 22 teams coming from across Europe and with two of the teams coming from Malta itself.
“Spectators are invited to observe the high-quality esports; made possible thanks to the top-class tournament being organized, fueled by large prize pools, inducing a new dimension of competition within participants. Spectators can also witness hundreds of gamers battle it out across the various tournaments available,” he added.
An estimated 15 teams will also bring their computers to battle it out for PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds, competing in multiple tournaments during the weekend to determine the best four-player squad for a wonderful prize of €1,500. Lastly, participants attending the Festival can also compete against players from two skill levels on the beloved football video game; FIFA 19, showcasing talents and skills in gaming for a final prize of €2,000.