Downtown Grand Las Vegas Hotel & Casino will host the Wargaming.net League North America (WGLNA) Season 2 2016 Regional Finals for the popular video game, World of Tanks, on Saturday, February 27, 2016.
A championship eSports tournament for one of the world’s most popular video games, WGLNA will feature four teams competing at the Downtown Grand for the chance to win the first place grand prize of $75,000. Attendees will have the opportunity to meet fellow tankers, WGLNA pro gamers, the Wargaming team and can check out the Wargaming Hummer and Alienware Live Tour outside the hotel for swag. The event is free to the public, and the doors to the Fremont Room will open at 12:45 p.m. PT.
The road to the finals will be broadcast every Tuesday and Thursday starting at 5 p.m. PT on www.WGLNA.com. The championship event will be streamed live via www.battleviewer.com on Saturday, February 27 at 1 p.m. PT. For more information on this event, please visit http://www.battleviewer.com/articles/las-vegas-finals. Additional information on eSports at Downtown Grand can be found at on Facebook at https://www.facebook.com/eSportsDowntownGrand or on Twitter at @eSportsDTG.
Developed by Wargaming, World of Tanks is a team-based, massively multiplayer online action game dedicated to armored warfare. With over 350 early to mid-20th century era armored vehicles from 8 different nations, World of Tanks immerses players into action packed 15vs15 battles with tankers all around the world.
The Wargaming.net League is Wargaming’s professional eSports league established in 2013. It showcases the company’s products in an eSports capacity; runs all-year-round world-class events giving professional and aspiring gamers a platform to compete and excel, and provides its ever-growing, global audience with instant access to premier competitive gaming content.
The League promotes eSports through large-scale events and premium content fostering its popularity among gamers and spectators. Massive prize pools and world-class competitive gaming tournaments with live broadcasts to millions of viewers along with the League’s accessibility attract new teams and contribute to the growth of the audience with the ultimate goal of turning it into a professional sport.