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After an explosive third season the ESL UK Premiership is back, bigger and better than ever!
That’s right, you heard right, the 2016 Summer Season will feature four games, making this the biggest ESL UK Premiership to date!
The 2016 Summer Season will showcase the very best the UK has to offer; across Counter-Strike: Global Offensive, League of Legends, Hearthstone and the latest edition to the ESL UK Premiership, Overwatch!
Potentially the most exciting addition to the new season is the introduction of the ESL UK Premiership Contender Series (or Contender Series for short). The cup series will offer all those outside of the ESL UK Premiership ecosystem a chance to hone their craft, offering regular prized competition for ESL’s UK communities. The Contender Series will also be the primary method of qualification into each season of the ESL UK Premiership. Exciting times lay ahead.
Want to take part in this seasons Contender Series? Following the links below to sign-up your team today:
- Click here: Counter-Strike: Global Offensive
- Click here: League of Legends
- Click here: Hearthstone
- Click here: Overwatch
The 2016 Summer Playoffs are scheduled to take place at MCM London Comic Con this Ocotber with the exception of Hearthstone, which will be held as a two day event at ESL UK Studio 1, Leicester.
We hope you enjoy the 2016 Summer Season!
Red Bull 5G gives Comic Con gamers wings – to Japan!
Red Bull 5G was created in Japan in 2012 and was inspired by traditional 5 vs 5 martial arts tournaments, the classic rivalry between East and West, and a growing culture of competitive gaming. With an ever growing eSports scene in the UK and a classic divide between North and South, Red Bull 5G make’s it way here this month igniting an age old rivalry as players choose the region they want to represent in one of five world-renowned games: Hearthstone, League of Legends, Project CARS, Rocket League and Street Fighter V!
Players can register now to take part in weekly online qualifiers which will run for four weeksfrom August 29th.
The winning players from these qualifying rounds will then compete in an online final betweenSeptember 24th and 28th for their place in the regional finals – the North regional final taking place in Manchester on October 9th and the South regional final at MCM Comic Con in London on October 30th.
The winners from each regional final will represent North and South in a national throw down in November for their chance to be crowned champions and to win an all-expenses paid trip Japan this December – the original home of Red Bull 5G!
Red Bull 5G 4-packs will also be stocked in stores across the country offering gamers exclusive in-game items. Using a redemption code that can be found in every Red Bull 5G 4-pack, players can unlock extras such as Hot Ryu in Street Fighter V or get 15% off selected items in the Project Cars online store or 3 classic card packs for Hearthstone.
Like what you hear? For more information on everything Red Bull 5G, including how to take part head over to www.redbull5g.com and sign up now!