Xbox ANZ has introduced plans to host a gaming match at Fortress Melbourne subsequent week. Known as the PC Sport Move Gauntlet, it’s a contest that can pit a choose variety of rivals towards each other throughout a variety of fashionable PC video games, whittling the sector down by way of an elimination bracket. The ultimate two rivals will battle it out to safe a bodily Gauntlet trophy that the winner might be taking dwelling. All the video games that make up the PC Sport Move Gauntlet might be stored a secret till the second arrives to play them, stopping rivals from practising beforehand.
In accordance with Xbox, the occasion will take a look at contenders on “a variety of gaming abilities” with “a wide range of challenges from PC Sport Move titles of various genres.” So, look, you may most likely piece collectively the almost certainly challenges. Halo Infinite match. Forza Horizon racing. Ori speedrun. You’ll determine it out.
Anyway, should you’re pondering this all sounds quite acquainted, that’s solely as a result of it’s.
In the event you’ve been to PAX Aus, you’re probably conscious of the Omegathon. It’s a contest during which 24 rivals (referred to as Omeganauts) sq. off in a online game elimination bracket over the present’s three day-run. Every spherical pits contestants towards one another in numerous video games, culminating in a remaining spherical showdown on the principle stage to shut the conference on Sunday afternoon. The ultimate sport of the Omegathon is all the time stored secret till the ultimate two Omeganauts take the stage.
I’m not saying Xbox ANZ pinched the thought! I’m merely saying that the PC Sport Move Gauntlet shares a very comparable conceptual area with the Omegathon, and noting unrelatedly that imitation is the sincerest type of flattery.
Anyway, should you’re eager to get alongside, or become involved, the PC Sport Move Gauntlet might be held on Friday, March twenty fourth, at Fortress Melbourne from 6 pm to 10 pm. You’ll be able to safe your free tickets (or join should you’d wish to compete) proper over right here.