Those who love electronic sports have high expectations in 2019 thanks to the strong commitment to the competitive scene of Fortnite and other emerging titles of eSports industry. We have so much to look forward to: The new League of Legends tournaments, the solidity of the Clash Royale and the Overwatch League and many other events.
The $100 million World Cup, the most anticipated event of Fortnite
It is known that Epic Games will bet very strongly for the competitive season of Fortnite as the developer has announced the World Cup with $ 100 million prize money. This news has generated excitement across the competitive landscape of the game.
At the moment we do not know the official date of the same, but what is certain is that there will be players of great renown representing their country that will try to win the first major event of the competitive Fortnite.
Europe, the world Epicenter of League Of Legends
Europe will be the world center of the League of Legends in 2019. The new League of Legends European Championship (LEC) will gather many oriental and western carats. In addition, the returns of Origin and SK Gaming add more excitement and nostalgia to a franchise system in which we will miss some of the renowned teams of Europe such as MAD Lions and Movistar Riders.
On the other hand, we can not forget that the LoL World Cup returns to Europe , specifically to Paris. Will we see some special event in the Parc des Princes or in some emblematic monument like the Opera in the City of Lights? We will still have to wait a few months to learn more details about an event that can go down in history.
Katowice, The attraction of Counter-strike
The Polish city of Katowice will once again be the Mecca of the competitive Counter-Strike and will host the first Major of this Valve FPS title. From January 22, several teams will enter into action to dispute the Minor of the different regions of the game. Once the classifieds are known, they will all access another phase to elucidate who will reign supreme in the first Major of the season.
The Year Of The Consolidation Of The Overwatch League?
For this second season, the Overwatch League seeks consolidation with the arrival of new franchises and a renewed format , as well as more rest and recovery time for professionals.
This will be the great bet of Blizzard for the competitive one, after the disappearance next season of the tournaments Heroes Global Championship and Heroes of the Dorm. In addition, the prize for the second season will be 5 million, a marked increase over the 3.5 million inaugural season.
We can not forget other electronic sports that will also be followed very closely by our site. The fighting games have grown exponentially in 2018 – especially thanks to the great reception to Dragon Ball FighterZ into eSports and this year they want to continue on the successful path.