Mike Stubbs . Tournaments . Thursday 13th April 2017 . 10:40
Gfinity has been named as the global tournament partner for Microsoft’s Forza Racing Championship.
The deal will see Gfinity organise and host the events in the competition, with the first event being the Forza Racing Championship 2017 New York Invitational Presented by Porsche. Wow that’s a long name. Anway, Gfinity will be putting the event together at the Microsoft Store on Fifth Avenue in New York on April 15th and 16th.
Gfinity will also handle the ForzaRC Season 3: The Porsche Cup, which will see players in both Forza Motorsport 6 and Forza Horizon 3 drive the Porsche cars in game to become the best in the rankings. The top players will then compete at a LAN finals later in the year for a share of $100,000.
“Everyone at Gfinity is extremely proud to be appointed by Microsoft to manage their prestigious Forza Racing Championship and our technology and expertise means we are the only platform who are capable of showcasing such an important tournament,” said Neville Upton, CEO of Gfinity. “Gfinity has spent years dedicated to building the best eSports tournament designs and platforms in the world, and we are beginning to receive international recognition for it. Microsoft and Xbox have always been at the forefront in gaming, and we are looking forward to working closely with their world class team to deliver the most exciting and engaging Forza tournament ever.”