Not long ago the game that is in direct competition with the Battlefield series held their own conference. While EA isn’t going to hold a Battlefield Blockade any time soon, they have announced a new online tournament that will be giving out over a million and a half dollars!
The hottest game this holiday is giving out the best gift of all – $1.6 million! DICE, an Electronic Arts Inc. studio (NASDAQ: ERTS) and Virgin Gaming today announced the Battlefield 3Worldwide ConquestTournament to celebrate the October 25, 2011 launch of the highly anticipated first-person shooter. The largest console videogame competition in gaming history, players from around the world will compete online in Battlefield 3 for a chance to win $1.6 million in cold hard cash. The online tournament begins in early 2012 and will culminate with a live grand finale where the players with the best Battlefield skills will walk away with a share of the $1.6 million prize pool. For more information please visit www.BattlefieldMillions.com.
Look at the Press Release for more details. There’s a lot of money out there to be gained, so gather your troops and plan your strategy.