SPH To Host Inaugural Esports Festival Asia At COMEX 2019 – To Invest S$1M In Venture

The events arm of Singapore Press Holdings (SPH), Sphere Exhibits is making its entrance into the esports arena in partnership with Gam3.Asia. Sphere Exhibits will host the inaugural Esports Festival Asia (EFA) during COMEX 2019 from 5 to 8 September 2019. Sphere Exhibits aims to introduce esports to casual gamers and consumers by bringing gaming tournaments to the masses at COMEX 2019 and is investing S$1 million into this venture. Winners at the inaugural EFA stand to win more than S$35,000 in cash prizes. MOU signing / Image Credit: Sphere…

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Fortnite champions are getting a $100 million prize pool

As if you needed another reason to gawk at the absolutely criminal amount of money that Fortnite is making, developer Epic Games has announced that it’s giving $100 million to competitive league champions for the 2018-2019 season. Epic is putting the $100 million in a collective prize pool, meaning the money will be dispersed in various large and small amounts throughout the season for winners of regional, national, or possibly even international tournaments. “We’re getting behind competitive play in a big way, but our approach will be different—we plan to…

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