ESWC has written a press release on their website to give the official informations about the date, the place and the official tournaments that ESWC will host.
Let's discover together what is the official & fun tournaments.
This is the official statement
Games titles have already been selected as official disciplines for the ESWC 2012:
- Starcraft 2 © Activision Blizzard, 1v1 on PC, real time strategy (RTS)
- Dota 2 © Valve Software, 5v5 on PC, multiplayer battle arena (MOBA)
- ShootMania Storm © Nadeo Ubisoft, 3v3 on PC, multiplayer action game (FPS)
- TrackMania Nations © Nadeo Ubisoft, 1v3 on PC, racing game simulation
- FIFA 13 © EA Sports, 1v1 on console, soccer simulation
- Tekken™ Tag Tournament 2 © NAMCO BANDAI Games, 1v1 on console, versus fighting
Beside the official competitions, the ESWC will feature additional tournaments during the Paris Games Week:
- Counter-Strike: Global Offensive © Valve Software, for international teams
- Trackmania Canyon © Nadeo Ubisoft, for international players
- League of Legends © Riot Games, for local teams
- Tekken™ Tag Tournament 2 © NAMCO BANDAI Games, for local teams in 2v2
Additional games, tournaments or show matches may be announced in the coming weeks. The organization of the preliminary trials will be announced separately by territory. For France, there will be qualifying tournaments in September and October, and during the 2 first days of Paris Games Week (October 31st and November 1st)."
You could find the official press release in English.
As we can see, the Grand Final will take place in Paris.
It's a good thing for Nadeo to have ShootMania Storm & Trackmania Nations as an official disciplines and have Trackmania Canyon as an additional tournaments. They have their last two games on the ESWC World Cup 2012 !
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