Esports heads to the Tokyo Game Show

This week didn't really see much happen in the world of esports while people recover from past events or await upcoming streams.

Esports at Tokyo Game Show


It was reported esports saw a prominent presence at this year's Tokyo Game Show, which kicked off this week in Japan. Professional gaming doesn't usually have a spot at the annual event, but this year saw some tournaments being held, as well as numerous popular games being featured, including PUBG and Fortnite.

Meet the F1 2018 line-up

The Gfinity Esports Arena in London will play host to the Formula 2018 second season and will be broadcast on Facebook as well as select networks. The Pro Series will kick off on October 10 with the two-day grand starting on November 16. Check out the participating teams and drivers:

  • Mercedes-AMG Petronas Esports
    • Daniel Bereznay, Brendon Leigh, Harry Jacks
  • Red Bull Racing Esports
    • Joni Tormala, Graham Carroll
  • Renault Sport Team Vitality
    • Kimmy Larsson, James Doherty, Sven Zurner
  • Haas F1
    • Martin Stefanko, Michal Smidl
  • Hype Energy eForce India
    • Fabrizio Donoso Delgado, Mads Sorensen, Marcel Kiefer
  • McLaren Shadow
    • Olli Pahkala, Bono Huis, Enzo Bonito
  • Toro Rosso
    • Cem Bolukbasi, Patrick Holzmann, Frederik Rasmussen
  • Sauber F1
    • Allert van der Wal, Sonuc Saltunc, Salih Saltunc
  • Williams Esports
    • Tino Naukkarinen, Alvaro Carreton, Alex Hanses

Upcoming live events

  • World of Warcraft Arena World Championship on September 28, 29 - watch on Twitch.
  • League of Legends Worlds 2018 - Starts October 1, watch on Twitch.
  • Formula 1 2018 - Starts October 10, watch on Facebook.
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