Digital Sporting Group (DSG) is proud and excited to announce esportsw: an esports competition for women.
EsportsW is for women who are new to esports, only dabbled a few times, or are looking to step up their skills. We support players of all levels to develop strong skills and even stronger friendships with each other. Matches are evenly balanced for player skill level and a zero tolerance for any harassment policy will always be in effect.
Our inaugural competition will be an online ANZ Overwatch community tournament, live streamed to the world.
It is estimated that approximately 16% of the Overwatch player base is female (5 million players), double that of other FPS games: https://www.pcgamesn.com/overwatch/overwatch-female-player-count.
The fun art style, variety in gameplay, and ever growing character roster attract more diversity compared to other FPS games. Despite the new approach, women still only make up 16% of Overwatch players worldwide and even less in Esports leagues. Our goal is to improve those figures with EsportsW.
Join us in growing the womens Overwatch community and showing the world how we play.
a. The Womens division tournament is scheduled for 26th April, 7.30pm AEST
b. 6 players per team.
c. Sign up here: https://www.digitalsportinggroup.com/competitions/game/overwatch/
d. To look for players or teams, join our discord chat: https://discord.gg/NFCRg46
The response from players and teams has already been overwhelming and we will look to capitalise on this by extending esportsw to the other regions in which we are active, such as Europe, North America and Brazil.
We will also extend esportsw to other titles.
What we need:
1) Sponsors for: website, tournaments, leagues, live events and streaming. Join us in growing this movement globally.
2) Teams and players: a competition is only as good as its players and teams. Greater numbers will mean a higher standard of competition and more players and teams ready for the 'big time'.
3) Social media reach: help us by spreading the word.
4) An esports academy/tertiary education partner to help us grow our teams and players.
We are looking forward to an exciting journey with you.
Founder of Digital Sporting Group
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