Tribes: Ascend is, fittingly enough, becoming a popular eSport at alarming speeds. It shares a lot of common themes as traditional sports, like football, so the transition into watching eSports is less jarring for some players. Tribes: Ascend is about to kick off the "Summer of Tribes" tournament, lasting until August, and you can catch the finals for the first event over at the cyber-sports stream this Saturday starting at 7:00pm Eastern. There's $2,500 on the line this weekend, but the top prize of the summer is $10,000! That's a lot of Tribes Gold...
Hi-Rez has also made an announcement that made me as giddy as a school girl: you'll soon be able to stream matches of Tribes: Ascend straight from the client itself, powered by Twitch.tv! With such a heavy emphasis on the eSports community, this is so great. Dota 2 lets you stream player matches seamlessly and I'm glad to see a similar feature in Tribes: Ascend.
For more information on the tournament, check out the NASL website.
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