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Project Cars Joins eSports Scene With A Partnership Between Namco and ESL
Thanks to a partnership between Slightly Mad Studios, Bandai Namco Entertainment, and the Electronic Sports League; Project Cars is now going to be a thing in professional eSports.
The announcement was made on Project Cars official website on Tuesday Sept. 8, 2015 where the studio revealed ‘big plans’ for the simulation racer.
According to Slightly Mad Studios, the company wanted to do this for a long time and had it outlined while planning the game’s multiplayer component, time-trial, leaderboard, and community events:
We had a hope that they were going to inspire healthy yet fierce competition amongst our players and a vision that one day this competition may be elevated to the professional scene.
The competition is scheduled to officially begin with an online tournament this Sunday. A live competition is going to take place at the EGX game event in Birmingham, England from Sept. 24, 2015 to Sept. 27, 2015.
Players will compete in Multiplayer Mode and Time Trial Mode and the finals will be streamed live on the game’s official Twitch.tv Channel.
Project Cars is now available on Xbox One, Playstation 4, and PC.
Do you think more racers these days should follow the lead of Project Cars and hop into professional eSports? Let us know in the comments section below!