The favored multiplayer FPS is main the best way in aggressive VR with a brand new professional league.
When virtual reality started making its reemergence a few years in the past with the introduction of pioneering tech such because the Oculus Rift, only one thought was operating via my head: Is that is? Are we FINALLY about to enter the age of aggressive virtual reality eSports? Effectively it was a sluggish burn, however it seems as if the outrageous goals of my naive 23 12 months outdated self are lastly being made a reality with the Onward Virtual Reality FPS League 2017.
Kicking off July 15th to July 16th, the event will deliver collectively the gamers from all around the globe in a last battle to deliver dwelling the coveted 2017 Championship Title in addition to a restricted version set of ProTube Championship Rifle Shares. Oh, and glory. A lot glory!
Group stage matches will happen on the 15th, with the semi-finals and finals going down the next day. Along with stay streaming the event on the official League Twitch channel, there shall be further, yet-to-be-announced viewing events in virtual reality. Anticipate extra info on that as we get nearer to the large weekend.
So far as match balancing goes, the event is stealing a couple of strikes from different, extra established eSport competitions. Through the group stage groups shall be divided primarily based on talent stage which features a complete of eight groups divided into two separate teams of four, every consisting of two high talent and two low talent groups. Through the semifinal spherical, groups could have the chance to ban a single map, the staff with a better talent stage making the primary selection. Within the identify of truthful play and regulation, groups taking part from the semi finals and on shall be required to stay stream their matches. The finals will encompass 5 matches to resolve the general winner wherein each groups shall be permitted to ban two maps every in addition to select their beginning factors on the map.
So there you’ve got it! We now have formally entered the daybreak of a brand new age in skilled eSports. And truthfully, I can’t consider a greater title to cleared the path then Onward. The multiplayer FPS options all kinds of nice viewing choices making it the proper spectator VR sport. The aggressive, nearly Counter Strike-like gameplay can be straightforward to observe, making it an accessible and pleasurable viewing experience for many who have by no means seen the sport earlier than.
Hopefully the Onward FPS League proves itself an entertaining and viable event able to attracting not only VR-enthusiasts, however aggressive avid gamers, sports activities followers and common audiences as properly.