The Regular season for the inaugural Gfinity Elite Series Australia has come to a close, and finals are fast approaching! Don’t miss the live broadcast from the Gfinity Esports Australia Arena on July 14 and 15 where Australia’s top teams and players will battle it out with State pride on the line!
After five weeks of regular season play with record viewership on Twitch and Channel ONE, four clubs remain in the hunt for a grand final victory across the three games, and a share in over $225,000 in prize money.
There are three final’s taking place throughout the weekend, the date’s and times are below;
- CS:GO: 3pm Saturday 14 July
- Rocket League: 10am Sunday 15 July
- Street Fighter V: 4pm Sunday 15 July
The series has brought fans all the action live each weekend, tales like the shock win in the semi finals, a zero-to-hero grand final berth awaits Melbourne Avant’s Rocket League team. The full roster, comprised wholly of Gfinity Esports Challenger Series draftees, defeated the Sydney Chiefs squad, currently ranked number 6 in the world.
Each week of the series has brought fans some incredible moments, like after a shock win in the semi finals, a zero-to-hero grand final berth awaits Melbourne Avant’s Rocket League team. Comprised of Gfinity Esports Challenger Series draftees, the team defeated the Sydney Chiefs squad, currently ranked number 6 in the world.
“The success of Melbourne Avant is true validation of the whole Challenger Series process, giving opportunities to these young players to compete against the best in the land” said Dominic Redmond, Gfinity Esports Australia’s CEO.
Melbourne’s Draft team isn’t the only team that’s had the city cheering, as professional team Melbourne Order have also reached the finals across all 3 titles.
Viewership for the Series has been strong, with CS:GO proving most popular, averaging more than 3,300 concurrent viewers across 6 weeks of play, 57% higher than Australia’s premier esports broadcast, OPL League of Legends.
Across 6 weeks of play and all 3 games, the Gfinity Elite Series Australia has attracted nearly 2.9 million channel views on Twitch, and more than 12.5 million minutes watched by audiences.
You can catch all the action from this week’s finals live on Gfinity’s Twitch Channel