It appears PlayStation will be introducing tournaments which will be a new feature for PS4 which will allow gamers to participate in online tournaments of their favorite games. For this PlayStation is partnering with ESL, and the first major tournament is going to be off NBA2k17 to coincide with the start of the new NBA season. The tournament will run from October 27 to November 26, and the top three will get a prize pack which will have dual shock controllers and other PlayStation goodies.
For those interested signups are going to start today, and you will need a copy of NBA2k17, a PSN membership, and a ESL account to participate. If you do not have an ESL account the registration process will direct you to make one.
Once tournaments go live, you will be able to find them under the events tab on your PlayStation systems menu. The PS4 will prompt you automatically if you have signed up for a tournament, and its now time to play your respective matches. There will be a lot of different tournaments so checks out this new feature too learn more.
The matches will initially be a 1 on 1 affair, however there will be advancements made in the future. This seems like a great initiative from Sony , and is bound to bridge the gap between Esports and casual gamers. Let us know what you think about the new feature by commenting in the comments section