We’re also on course to more than triple our esports views to 450 million minutes watched in 2016. They … At the end of 2016, it’s an international multi-tiered network of professional and community tournaments, teams and organizers. Now, this trio of full-time pro players has moved into a Las Vegas team house where they can further expand their regimen beyond their 8-10 hour/day practice schedule. $797,421.19 from 35 Tournaments. The champion of the competition goes to Korea’s Phoenix Armada, whom has defeated North America’s Team SoloMid in the best-of-seven finals with the score of 4-2. Moving into 2017, founding CEO Bo “Nansen” Daly will take on a new post as President and Chief Business Officer, and current COO Kristian “EdTheShred” Segerstrale will step in as CEO. Living and playing together allows them to maintain the “bootcamp” atmosphere that has been so successful for them in past domestic and international competitions. Play on mobile phones in particular has exploded after our phone optimizations. All this comes in one update, following a 2016 year where Vainglory added a deep tutorial, quests, practice vs bots, casual play modes, progression systems, direct-from-device video streaming, replays, doubled its hero roster and more.In another move showing how the boundaries between PC and mobile gaming are blurring, we are announcing our Developer API that allows for access to player statistics, match results and in-depth item and hero metrics relevant to dedicated players, professional teams and third-party sites & providers alike. Aug 28 Vainglory Masters S2 Aug 6 - Aug 21 Tesseract League Summer Q1 Jul 27 - Aug 19 VGL Korea Summer 2016 Jul 27 - Aug 7 E8 NA Summer 2016 Split 2 Jul 27 - Aug 7 E8 EU Summer 2016 Split 2. But we expect the close collaboration to help level up esports across the board. For veterans, there are multiple new items and revamped jungle objectives designed to further expand tactical choice and diversity, while deliberately creating more opportunities for epic comebacks from teams that falter early in a match.New guild discovery and administration tools are expected to dramatically increase Vainglory’s social guild participation, helping friends play together all over the world.To help players collect all skins and heroes more easily, we’re launching a brand new Mystery Chest containing literally everything a player could want, with a better than 1-in-3 chance of unlocking a random hero or skin from Vainglory’s entire content catalog.

We’re excited about how much faster it is happening than the equivalent culture shift in PC gaming 10+ years ago. Phoenix Armada scored a perfect at the group stage without dropping a match. Vainglory World Championship 2016. Update 2.0 makes milestone improvements to Vainglory’s out-of-game, social and competitive experiences — addressing players’ most-requested features and adding new dimensions to the gameplay itself.Update 2.0 introduces a revised hero overview screen and new education tools on roles and responsibilities in the game to help teach the game to new players. The program deepens our partnership with the professional team and player community to build a healthy, growing competitive ecosystem. Today, on the eve of the first-ever Vainglory World Championship, we are announcing four new exciting developments:The end of 2016 sees Vainglory in a fantastic position. Sep 3 Dragon Tiger Cup Season 1. The first eight franchise holders and more details will be announced in early 2017 ahead of the start of Spring season.Compared to a year ago, Vainglory is almost unrecognizable. Competitive Vainglory is everywhere, from college leagues to amateur tournaments to the top-level Evil Eight competition featuring multi-esports organizations such as TSM, Cloud9, G2 Esports, Mousesports, SK Gaming, Team Secret and more.For signs of the exceptional health of Vainglory’s esports scene, look no further than Team SoloMid. Nansen remains a Koshka main and EdTheShred still struggles to hold onto his PoA status as a Roam main.As ever, thanks to all our players for their support during an incredible year — and make sure you tune into the World Championship this weekend on Copyright © 2016 Gamersaur Mobile Gaming News.