Farming Simulator will run an eSports league

Posted on: Jan 25, 2019 By smartlaunch in News and trends,

Giants Software has announced that it will a run an esports league for its popular game Farming Simulator. The first season of Farming Simulator League will consist of 10 tournaments that will take place across Europe. Competitors will go head to head with a chance to win up to USD 280,000 in prize money put up by the developer.

Tournaments will be held at major gaming events like Gamescom and Paris Games Week. Each event will allow teams and players to earn circuit points and win prizes. Once the regular season has concluded, the teams with the most points earned will gather at FarmCon 2020 to crown the Farming Simulator Champion. The winner will take home about USD 110,000 in prizes.

Giants Software tested the waters last year with a Farming Simulator Championship series and has operated competitve events with the game at agriculture-related events. This year the competition will take on the form of a traditional esports league, complete with sponsors from the gaming world including Intel and Logitech.

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