- GameForce organizes the first VR championship in Belgium
For the sixth consecutive year, GameForce will take place in Belgium in October 2019 in Mechelen. This year again, this event will be an opportunity to discover AAA games, meet independent developers, admire the best cosplays, and stock up on derivative products from popular video games.
For the first time, GameForce and RAVEN are also hosting a Virtual Reality Championship as part of the event. The players will be able to compete on the Beat Saber and Onward games, and the prize pool amounts to 2000 euros.
GameForce organizes the first VR championship in Belgium
As a reminder, Onward is a tactical FPS launched in November 2017 by Downpour Interactive. It is one of the most popular multiplayer VR games, and it can be found in most of the eSport VR tournaments such as the VR Master League or the VR League.
While Onward games typically pit two teams of five players, GameForce has chosen to pit teams of only three players against each other. The winner of the tournament will receive 850 euros, the second 400 euros, and the third 250 euros.
For its part, Beat Saber has been available since May 1, 2018 and is often considered the best game in virtual reality. by its fun aspect and easy to handle. Moreover, anyone can come and try to qualify during the four qualifying events to hope to secure a place for the grand final ... the winner will receive 350 euros, the second 100 euros, and the third 50 euros.
- Qualifying rounds will take place in four different Belgian cities. The first will take place at Westland Shopping Anderlecht on August 31, 2019, the second at Shopping Ghent South in Ghent on September 7, 2019, the third at Woluwe Shopping Center in Sint-Lambrechts-Woluwe on September 14, 2019, and the last on September 21, September 2019 at Anspach Shopping in Brussels.
Teams wishing to participate in the Onward tournament are invited to register at this address. For Beat Saber, registrations are not compulsory, but recommended. The winners of the qualifications will receive an invitation to the final, which will take place on October 6, 2019 at the Nekkerhal in Mechelen during GameForce.