Gfinity Esports Australia has announced the full roster of players competing in the Inaugural Gfinity Elite Series.
Kicking off June 2nd, the Elite Series is almost here; and looking at the 56 drafted players competing alongside professionals in the first city-based esports league, we can’t wait for the show to begin! 7 weeks of fierce competition will ensue, broadcast live from the esports arena within the Hoyts Cinema Complex at Sydney’s Entertainment Quarter, this is the first series where players have been drafted into a national esports league in Australia.
“Aussies love a good underdog story and the Challenger series has allowed plenty of these dark horse players to rise through the ranks and make a name for themselves.” said Dominic Remond. “Traditional sports such as cricket have always fostered young and amateur players as a way of scouting future talent, and we feel this model translates perfectly to esports.”
Viewers have a host of different titles to look forward to, with teams competing in games including Counter-Strike: Global Offensive, Rocket League, and Street Fighter V. Dominic “Doom” Wilson was among the first players picked in the draft, picked by Australia’s most famous esports team, Chiefs.
“We’re proud to be providing opportunities for some of the most talented gamers in Australia to pull on a team jersey and represent the people of Perth, Sydney, Brisbane and Melbourne. The Gfinity Elite Series Australia is about combining the experience of supporting your hometown club, with the incredible passion Australians have for playing games competitively at the highest level,” Redmond continued.
Check out the latest trailer and get hyped for the upcoming Gfinity Elite Series;