Saturday, June 3, 2023

Sony brings PlayStation Tournaments to PS5: All the details – Times of India

Esports has been a rather fast growing trend in the gaming industry. Sony isn’t new to it as it had first held an esports tournament for PS back in 2016. Now, it has officially rolled out the first official PlayStation Tournaments for PS5. Sony had been beta testing the PlayStation Tournaments for PS5 for the last three months.
Which games will be part of the PlayStation Tournaments PS5?
Sony said that the PS Tournaments PS5 feature Guilty Gear -Strive, NBA 2K23, and FIFA 23. Gamers can now play and compete to win prizes across a range of special events, challenges, leaderboard competitions, and more.
What’s in it for gamers?
Between December 1 and January 31, gamers can take part in the PlayStation Tournaments: Win-A-Thon on both PS5 and PS4 consoles. There are lots of prizes on offer, including cash, PS5 consoles, and new DualSense Edge wireless controllers.
How will it work?
The Win-A-Thon is a leaderboard competition where gamers can rack up wins and improve their overall ranking while taking part in PlayStation Tournaments.
Succeed in any Win-A-Thon eligible tournament to have that victory count towards the overall ranking on the regional leaderboard. When the results are tallied at the end of January, all players with the most points will win prizes.
“The best PS5 players will take home accessories like the new DualSense Edge wireless controller or Pulse 3D wireless headset, while PS4 owners could win PS5 consoles,” Sony said in a blog post.
What new features will PS Tournaments PS5 bring?
As per the blog post, tournaments are easy to find. “Scroll to the relevant game on your PS5 home screen and press the down directional button to see a list of upcoming tournaments,” said Sony in the blog post. Alternatively, view available tournaments by launching the Control Center with a tap of the PS button while playing a supported game.
Signing up is quicker than ever, says Sony, as users can directly from the Control Center or Game Hub, simply select an available tournament and press the “Register” button to enter a competition.

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