We've got some exciting news! This weekend at SXSW, thanks to our partnership with IGN Pro League, we'll have a World of Tanks tournament on hand featuring two of the best teams in North America: SIMP & Fulcrum Gaming. They'll be competing for $15,000 and you'll be able to watch all of the action live via our World of Tanks Twitch.tv page's stream (above).
The IGN ProLeague is proud to announce a partnership with Wargaming to bring World of Tanks to the SXSW Gaming event in Austin, Texas! The two best World of Tanks teams in North America will be flown out to compete in a series of events with you, the community from Saturday, March 9th through Sunday, March 10th! Admission to the SXSW Gaming event is free and open to the public.
On Saturday, the teams will compete against each other in a variety of games modes from 12:00 pm until 1:30 pm Central. These competitions are completely open to the public to come spectate. From 1:30 pm until 3:30 pm Central, the teams will shift focus and participate in a bunch of fun games with the community! This is your chance to jump up on stage and play alongside the best World of Tanks players in North America.
Sunday, though, brings the main competitive event. From 12:00 pm until 3:30 pm Central, the two professional teams will compete in a best of 15 with cash on the line! Come cheer on the teams and watch World of Tanks on the IPL competitive stage.
For more information, be sure to stay tuned to IPL for the latest updates for their SXSW tournament. And if you happen to be attending SXSW this weekend, be sure to stop by the IPL booth to see World of Tanks in action!