we are both pleased and proud to announce that once again our beloved Age of Empires 2 will be featured in a major live competition, powered by World Series of Video Games and operated by Voobly.
As we all know, many years have passed since AoE2 was represented at such events and this is going to be our big return to the global gaming scene.
After months of planning and preparations behind the scenes, with a great deal of nail biting thrown in
Voobly and the World Series of Video Games proudly present to you the WSVG World Championship 2015, a 1 vs 1 tournament scheduled to start May 04th.
This event will feature 3 separate Regional Qualification Stages: including The Americas (North, Central and South); Europe & Africa and Asia/Oceania. Followed by a Play-Off Stage, Showdown Stage and of course ending with the Championship Final Stages.
So far so good, right? But now fasten your seat-belts...
The Final Stages of this event with all Top 8 players, will be played in a Live LAN event hosted during September, in a 5* resort on an island of the paradisaical Maldives.
The 8 players that reach this stage, will have all their air fares and an all inclusive 5* resort paid for by World Series of Video Games.
The AoE2 event features a prize pool of $10,000 (USD) donated by [flags]de[/flags] Masmorra, [flags]de[/flags] Genette, [flags]uk[/flags] Taff and [flags]ty[/flags] TyRanT - a big thank you to all for making the prize pool possible.
The WSVG World Championship 2015 features:
- Age of Empires II: The Conquerors
- Starcraft 2
- More games to be announced
- TV documentary about professional gamers will be filmed during the event.
- Red Bull professional water sports show and activities
- VTV station broadcasting to Asia
- Twitch TV official broadcasts
- Other TV stations
- 10000+ gamers partcipating
So we can only imagine the level of worldwide media coverage this tournament will receive.
This is yet another amazing opportunity to show everyone that this community is still very much alive and kicking!
So help us spread the word and let the hype begin!!! :D
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