As 2015 starts winding down, the eSports season is just heating up. Korean team SK Telecom T1 just took home the world championship titles for League of Legends last week, and we’re about to see some serious action at BlizzCon this weekend, with championship tournaments happening for Hearthstone, Heroes of the Storm, Starcraft, and World of Warcraft. The SMITE World Championship Series is on the horizon as well, with the Super Regionals coming up in two weeks.
We all have games that we really love. We keep coming back to them over and over, and they always excite us no matter how often we load them up. Once we find a game that we and our friends can enjoy time after time, it’s hard to let that go. We’ll play and play until our beloved game becomes obsolete, and sometimes we’ll keep playing after that. It’s difficult to find games that grab us this way, so we’ll hang on to the ones that do much longer than we probably should.
The NFL may have kicked off the first official games for this season, but the real excitement is happening on the eSports scene. Although we’ve already seen a few major events like the SMITE World Championships and the Dota 2 TI5, tournament season is nowhere near over.
As summer comes to an end, the eSports community is gearing up for four world championship tournaments this fall. And three of them are happening at the same time. You can’t get that kind of action anywhere else. Here’s what’s left on the competitive calendar for this year: Continue reading Forget Football: The eSports Season is in Full Swing