Paladins Oceania Invitational League Starts Tonight

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Five week esports league to determine the top Oceania team to compete at global Paladins event

Tonight marks the beginning of a five week Oceanic esports league for the new team shooter Paladins: Champions of the Realm.
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Key points:

  • A Paladins league starts this Monday, to determine two teams who will face off at Hi-Rez Oceania Championships this November at ESL Studios
  • The winner takes part in the first ever Paladins finals at SMITE World Championships for a share in USD $150,000
  • Paladins has passed 1m player base on Steam, and other team shooter professional players are joining the league due to Hi-Rez’s support for esports in Australia

Monday 10 October , Melbourne Australia – Surpassing 1m players in the first month of release, Hi-Rez Studios’ new team arena shooter Paladins launches a debut local league beginning this evening. This will determine the Oceania team who will represent the region, competing in the USD$150,000 Paladins Invitational in January 2017.

Broadcast Mondays live on the Paladins twitch channel, the five week league will determine Oceania’s Paladins finalists, with the top two teams from the league playing off in a live final at the Hi-Rez Oceania Championship at ESL Studios in Sydney, this November 26 to 27.  The winning team will then be sent to the USA , competing in the US $150,000 Paladins Invitational on the global stage at Hi-Rez Expo.

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The support for Paladin’s competitive scene emphasises Hi-Rez Studios strong community-led approach for competitive gaming and esports in Australia and New Zealand with players forming teams from across a range of other FPS games and arena shooters. Teams include Australian esports organisation Avant Garde, who represented at SMITE World Championships 2015 as the debut Australian team.

Paladins Oceania Invitational League, will be broadcast live tonight on Mondays from 7pm AEDT for the next 5 weeks here.

Full schedule and prize information, including on upcoming ladders and leagues for Paladins in ANZ on the Cybergamer website.

Paladins is free to download and play on all platforms. All gameplay content can be unlocked free of charge, while cosmetic items are available for purchase.

For more information on Paladins, watch the new trailer here.

To download Paladins on PC, visit http://store.steampowered.com/app/444090/.

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