E-Sports Tournament for Tribes: Ascend coming to RTX 2013

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RTX 2013, the three-day event where gaming meets the Internet, will host walk-up play and live tournaments for the Hi-Rez Studio titles SMITE and the free-to-play shooter Tribes: Ascend.

Iron Gaming, who is launching their global competitive gaming network, will be showcasing both SMITE and Tribes: Ascend within their booth at RTX. The Iron Gaming network will allow players around the world to know where they rank up against the best gamers globally and establish a new media channel for competitive gaming content. Iron Gaming will also administer and sponsor e-sports competitions with prizes including merchandise and cash.

RTX 2013 will take place July 5th - 7th at the Austin Convention Center.

Weekend events and appearances include:

  • Tribes: Ascend floor competition of 2 vs 2 Arena for Game of The Year giveaways and T-shirts
  • SMITE floor competition of 5 vs 5 Conquest mode for God Packs and T-shirts
  • Meet & greet Hi-Rez Studios community team members including HiRezBart, HiRezAPC, HiRezDuke, and HiRezKelly
  • Play With Pros events allowing fans to play with and against professional SMITE players
  • "Evolution of eSports" Panel on Saturday July 6th at 2pm

Leading up to the main event:

  • A LAN competition between the top two professional SMITE teams within North America, Root vs Snipe, played live on the RTX Central Stage. The winning SMITE team will receive $2500 in cash with the runner-up receiving $1000.
Head over to the official site and check out Tribes: Ascend
About Iron Gaming
Iron Gaming has created a content network that will allow players and spectators find new content and watch live events like never before. Using our platform for ranking and scoring, competitive gamers worldwide will finally be able to know who the best gamer in the world really is. We will set the stage for competitive gaming and give players their chance to stand in the limelight. For more info visit the official site.

Tribes: Ascend - Gameplay Teaser

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