A couple of months ago Oculus announced the second annual esports tournament, VR League: Season 2, in collaboration with ESL. With the competition well under way with players competing from across the globe its been announced that the grand finals will take place during Oculus Connect 5 (OC5) in September.
Due to be streamed live on VR League’s Facebook, Twitch and YouTube channels starting at 11:30 AM PST/19:30 CEST on both Wednesday, 26th September and Thursday, 27th September, competitors will be fighting for a total cash prize pool of $120K USD. The first day will feature military shooter Onward and magical combat title The Unspoken. While Day Two will feature the slightly sportier Echo Arena and Sprint Vector.
Onward is a 5v5 tactical first-person shooter (FPS) which held its first invitational back in June, securing one team a spot in the grand finals. Working in tandem with the VR Master League, the VR League will be putting two more slots up for grabs in an open qualifier on 11th August. For the fourth slot four teams from the VR Master League will be invited to compete live on LAN on 2nd September.
As for The Unspoken, four players are already in the World Finals Qualifier with four places remaining. The Last Chance Qualifier takes place on 14th August with the World Finals Qualifier following on 18th August, where the top two players from each region will get to play at OC5.
If your more of an Echo Arena fan then there’s still time to join in the fun. Apart from the Echo Arena Invitational in July there’s still the Stage 3 Finals on 12th August, where the two top teams receive an invite to the World Finals Qualifier. Finally there’s the Last Chance Qualifier on 14th-15th August to get through to the World Finals Qualifier. If you want to compete head here.
Finally there’s the most physical videogame of the lot, Survios’ Sprint Vector. Qualifiers haven’t even begun just yet for this title, with the racing due to begin on 17th August. For further details on how to sign up head here.
With plenty of competition expected over the next month VRFocus will keep you informed of what’s going on.