Microsoft Announces New Forza Motorsport 6 eSports Tournaments

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Microsoft has now announced Forza Motorsport 6 eSports tournaments where fans will have chance to test their skills against fellow Forza Motorsport 6 players around the world. Forza is not new to eSports world, it was already part of programs such as ForzaFuel for Forza Motorsport 6 and Forza Horizon 2, the Mazda MX-5 Challenge, the Audi AXF-24 Challenge and most recently, the Lamborghini Super Trofeo Series, as well as other live events at the Gfinity Arena in London, San Diego Comic-Con, E3 and BMW Welt in Munich.

Microsoft is announcing following new tournaments today,

ESL, Formula E and Forza Motorsport 6 – Race Off Pro Series
The all-electric FIA Formula E Championship has launched its first ever virtual championship – the Race Off Pro Series. Held alongside the real-world season of the ground-breaking international race series, five online rounds serve as the preview to on-track action happening in Long Beach, Paris, Berlin, Moscow and London. Kicking off on March 24 with the first in a series of Formula E-themed Rivals qualifying events in Forza Motorsport 6, the virtual series will allow fans to compete online for a chance to win an all-expenses paid trip to London, where they will race in the inaugural Race Off Pro Championship and compete for a cash prize pool against the top ten finishers of the season. To learn more, including how to participate, visit the official tournament website.

Major League Gaming – Forza Motorsport 6 Tournament
On March 26 through May 7, Major League Gaming will host its first Forza Motorsport 6 online tournament. Open to all Forza Motorsport 6 fans, the free-to-enter event will allow players to compete in weekly one-on-one and team-based online race events, featuring S-Class cars on a variety of tracks found in the game. Players will be competing for a chance to race in the live Finals event and earn a share of the cash prize pool, which will be broadcast from the MLG studios in New York City on May 21. In addition, all tournament finalists will receive an in-game gift car. Visit MLG.tv/Forza6 for more information on the tournament and to sign up.

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