Call of Duty coming to the Tokyo 2020 Olympics! Could it become reality?

The developers for Call of Duty: Black Ops 3 Treyarch announced that they want Call of Duty to be part of the Olympic Games. Many new disciplines are part of the Olympic Games each time. Now Treyarch thinks that ESports should be one of the new disciplines. Treyarch’s head for market development Jay Puryear talked about this topic in an interview with Daily Star. Continue reading “Call of Duty coming to the Tokyo 2020 Olympics! Could it become reality?”

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FIFA 17 confirmed! What will it bring to the table?

To nobody’s surprise Electronic Arts announced a new iteration of their famous football simulation FIFA. During the release of EA’s financing report a plan for next years releases was posted. The plan featured many games: Mirror’s Edge Catalyst, NHL 17, NBA Live, Madden 17, Mass Effect Andromeda, Battlefield 1 and Titanfall 2. FIFA 17 was also featured in the list and it was set to release in Q2 for EA’s year cycle. A Q2 release would mean a release date between July and September. Due to FIFA 16 release on the 22nd of September, it is really likely that FIFA 17 will release at the end of September. The game will most likely launch onto the Playstation 3, Playstation 4, Xbox 360, Xbox One and the PC. Continue reading “FIFA 17 confirmed! What will it bring to the table?”

E-Sports and Television. A good combination?

There have been several attempts to not only stream competitive online games on the Internet, but on the TV at home. Although the coverage of matches have been slim so far the demand is strangely huge. The International 2014 (Dota 2’s World Championships) has been broadcasted on ESPN 2 for half an hour. In the following year Heroes of the Dorm’s Grand final was broadcasted full length on ESPN 2. Continue reading “E-Sports and Television. A good combination?”

Overwatch Open Beta Extended!

The open/public beta for Blizzard’s Overwatch has almost come to an end. But Blizzard came up with the news that the beta will not end tomorrow (9th of May). Instead the 10th of May will be the final day you will be able to play Overwatch prior to its release on the 24th of May. Continue reading “Overwatch Open Beta Extended!”