According to the most recent Electronic Arts Q1 FY20 earnings report, EA appears to have a fixed course after an unsteady FY19. The business’s net earnings beat expectations with $1.21 billion earned for the quarter, with an earnings of $1.42 billion thanks to tax advantage of $1.7 billion, out of which $1.08 billion was installed in Q1.[wpinsertshortcodead id=”bzyqm5d3e04029f48f”]
Apex Legends was the marquee name on the report with EA declaring that 8 to 10 million individuals are frequently playing the game and Season 2 has performed out well beyond expectations. EA likewise stated they have a ‘3rd season’ prepared for the game and assured it will be the most excellent season yet with a Chinese launch, a mobile version, and an entire eSports league.
Talking about eSports league, Electronic Arts and Respawn Entertainment have revealed that they will be hosting a $500,000 preseason invitational tournament for Apex Legends in September, ahead of the Season 3 launch. The event will be a LAN event in Karkow, Poland and will be held on 13-15 September. Teams will compete in a double-elimination bracket with hopes of grabbing the share from half a million prize pool.[wpinsertshortcodead id=”zxikm5d3e04a8f1451″]
Chad Grenier, Design Director for Apex Legends in a press release stated:
Competition is in the DNA of Apex Legends and this competitive event will showcase the game at its highest-level, This Apex Legends Preseason Invitational advances our vision towards a robust competitive experience with the community at the center. We continue to explore all the entertaining ways both players and spectators can experience Apex Legends and look forward to bringing this event to life.
How to play in Apex Legends Preseason Invitational Tournament?
Hopeful teams who want to participate for the Apex Legends Preseason Invitational Tournament, they can apply by emailing at [email protected] including their Origin ID and associated email address. The event is also open for the spectators who want to watch the tournament by making a trip to Krakow.[wpinsertshortcodead id=”bzyqm5d3e04029f48f”]
For the Apex Legends Preseason Invitational Tournament eligibility criteria, the official rules can be found on the below link: www.ea.com/games/apex-legends/compete/overview#rules .