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.
While not working as a Database Administrator, Keith Schleicher has been associated with Gaming Trend since 2003. While his love of video games started with the Telestar Alpha (a pong console with four different games), he trule started playing video games when he received the ill-fated TI-99/4A. While the Speech Synthesizer seemed to be the height of gaming, eventually a 286 AT computer running at 8/12 Hz and a CGA monitor would be his outlet for a while. Eventually he’d graduate to 386, 486, Pentium, and Athlon systems, building some of those systems while doing some hardware reviews and attending Comdex. With the release of the Dreamcast that started his conversion to the console world. Since then he has acquired an NES, SNES, PS2, PS3, PSP, GBA-SP, DS, Xbox, Xbox 360, Xbox One S, Gamecube, Wii, Switch, and Oculus Quest 2. While not playing video games he enjoys bowling, reading, playing board games, listening to music, and watching movies and TV. He originally hails from Wisconsin but is now living in Michigan with his wife and sons.