CS:GO, Dota 2, and LoL part of MLG’s GameBattles

GameBattles, which allows users and teams to sign up and compete in tournaments, is adding Counter-Strike: Global OffensiveDota 2, and League of Legends to its fall lineup of online ladder tournaments. Today marks the day that you may sign up to compete for a chance at $21,000 in prizes. Considering that these are three of the biggest competitive games right now outside of StarCraft II, I expect some high numbers coming in from these additions.

Hopefully this is a sign that MLG will add both CS:GO and Dota 2 to its regular competition lineup. Dota 2 can be one of the most intense games to watch as proven during The International two years in a row. CS:GO, along with Halo 4, might just be what the eSports scene needs to rejuvenate the competitive first-person shooter scene and bring it back into the limelight.

Patrick Hancock
During the day, he teaches high school kids about history. At night he kicks their butts in competitive games like Rocket League, Dota 2, Overwatch, and Counter-Strike. Disclosure: I've personally backed Double Fine Adventure, Wasteland 2, Dead State, SPORTSFRIENDS, Torment: Tides of Numera, STRAFE, and The Binding of Isaac: Four Souls. I have previously written for AbleGamers.com and continue to support them whenever possible (like HumbleBundle).