Weekly Esports Wrap Up | Mar 8
by Community Gaming in Web3 · 2024-03-08

Overwatch 2 x Cowboy Bebop Trailer Released

The highly anticipated Overwatch 2 collab with iconic anime series Cowboy Bebop was further unveiled this week through an animated teaser trailer, showcasing a range of hero skins inspired by beloved characters from the show. In the video, Ashe transforms into Faye Valentine, Cassidy takes the role of Spike Spiegel, Mauga becomes Jet Black, and Sombra steps into the role Ed. These skins will be available for purchase, and a special Ein Wrecking Ball skin will be free for all players.

Scheduled for release on March 12, this collaboration promises to step up where Blizzard left off with the One Punch Man x Overwatch 2 crossover last year. Watch the trailer here.

ESL FACEIT Launches $2 Million Dollar Brawl Stars Championship

ESL FACEIT just announced a massive $2 million prize pool Brawl Stars circuit with the launch of the Snapdragon Pro Series Brawl Stars Championship. In collaboration with Supercell and Samsung Galaxy, this tournament and partnership aims to elevate mobile esports, with Brawl Stars Championship being accessible in over 190 countries through five regional leagues.

The championship will involve monthly qualifiers and finals across various regions, culminating in the World Finals in November. For more details, visit the official Snapdragon Pro Series website.

Immutable Passport Hits 200,000 Unique Gamers Milestone

Immutable has achieved a significant milestone with over 200,000 unique gamers utilizing its ambitious wallet infrastructure, Immutable Passport. This system aims to simplify the process for Web3 players to purchase items in blockchain games by eliminating complex signup procedures, offering a non-custodial wallet and passwordless sign-on. Games like Gods Unchained are integrating this passport system, aiming to ease mainstream adoption of Web3 gaming. This achievement underscores the growing momentum of the industry, with over a million active players within the Immutable ecosystem and more than 270 games participating.

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