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Published on August 8th, 2017 | by admin

Australian, Dan “Astroboy” De Sousa, qualifies for the Quake World Championships

The Quake World Championships North American regional qualifier took place last weekend, and Australian player, Dan “Astroboy” De Sousa, came away with a victory, securing a spot at the Quake World Championships being held at QuakeCon in Dallas, Texas, August 25-28 AEST. Dan “Astroboy” De Sousa will be fighting to take out the title of world champion and a share of the $1,000,000 USD prize pool!

You can watch all the action from the weekend and Dan “Astroboy” De Sousa’s victory on Twitch.tv here.

Meanwhile Australians, Andrew ‘Python’ Cha Cham of JAM Gaming, and Frazer ‘Fraze’ Hockley, David ‘ZenAku’ Addati and Tyler ‘Steej’ Joseph of Corvidae will be competing at The Quake Champions BYOC (bring your own computer) tournament at QuakeCon, in an attempt to also secure their spots in the Quake World Championships.

QuakeCon details

From August 25 AEST, you’ll be able to catch all the QuakeCon action on Twitch.tv or via the official Quake Champions ANZ Facebook page. Plus you can catch the highlights on the ESL Quake Twitter feed.

For more information about the Quake World Championships, please visit the ESL Play website here. You can find more information about QuakeCon 2017 here.

New beta patch

In other news, the latest patch for Quake Champions Closed Beta Test (CBT) 13 went live late last week. The updates include:

  • New Play Now screen
  • New announcer voice
  • New social screens
  • Balance tweaks, fixes and much more

The full patch notes can be found here.


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