MotoGP eSport Championship returns in 2018, with more challenges, more chances to win, and an increased number of platforms available to compete on, making it sure to be a bigger and better show than ever before. For this season, the competition is available for players on the three gaming platforms: PlayStation 4, Xbox One and PC, giving more opportunities for gamers to become World Champion.
Now, the number of challenges is increased to eight. Beginning on 18th July, the first four challenges are raced at COTA, Sachsenring, Losail and the Red Bull Ring and will take place until August, with the live on-site Semi Final 1 event taking place at the Misano World Circuit Marco Simoncelli in September and featuring the fastest 12 gamers.
A further four challenges will be held around Phillip Island, Mugello, Sepang and Buriram, which will be raced during September and October, with a live Semi Final 2 event, held at the Movistar eSports Center in Madrid on 2nd of November, where the quickest 12 from the final four challenges will compete for a place in the Final.
The Grand Final will once again be hosted in Valencia during the MotoGP season finale on 16th of November, with a BMW M240i Coupé up for grabs as the top prize for the championship winner, with some exclusive experiences that money can’t buy also on offer.
The championship will see gamers competing with the brand-new MotoGP 18 videogame, which launches worldwide on 7th of June 2018 on PlayStation 4, Xbox One and PC, releasing shortly after on Nintendo Switch.
Source: Koch Media press email