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For Immediate Release
Toronto, CANADA – January 16, 2014 – After a
successful 2013, SG North (Formally G4Box), publisher of the hit
free online FPS CrossFire, have welcomed the New Year by announcing
a partnership with competitive gaming organizers E-Sports Genesis.
The partnership promises to bring forth tournaments with cash
prizes to the CrossFire North America/UK community in 2014,
starting with “The ESG Winter Series”. Alongside this
announcement was the reveal of the qualifier finals to the official
world-wide CrossFire competition, CFS, which had a huge cash prize
of $180,000 USD last year. The qualifier will be hosted by ESG and
will be broadcasted through their
Twitch TV channel at 8 PM EST on January 18
Signups for The ESG Winter Series started on January 6
th and will last until January 19
th. The tournament will begin on January 20
th and features a grand prize of $500 cash.
“Competition in CrossFire has always been a focus, partnering
with E-Sports Genesis gives us amazing new options to expand the
community and it is an important first step for us”, said
Christian Brellisford, Associate Producer of CrossFire at SG North.
Participation is open to all CrossFire players. Although the cash
prize is only available to North American users, E-Sports Genesis
assures players that “there are cash prize tournaments for
all regions in the works for future tournaments”. Additional
prizes include over 150,000 ZP for use in game.
Players can sign up for The ESG Winter Series on The E-Sports
http://esportsgenesis.com. There users will find
additional tournament information, including rules, restrictions
and scheduled match times.
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CrossFire is a Free-to-Play First-Person-Shooter game for the
PC. With over 400 million users worldwide, CrossFire offers a
quick, simple and massive online multiplayer experience. Players
are able to utilize an arsenal of over 200 weapons and compete in 9
different modes across 63 different maps. The game receives monthly
updates which adds new content, allowing players to experience
combat that is always evolving.
SG North (formally G4Box INC) is a leading publisher of
free-to-play online games. Founded in 2006 in Toronto, Ontario, SG
North’s mission is to become the number one online game
publisher in North America, Europe, and South America. SG North
CrossFire, Lost Saga, Grand Chase, Pangya, Arcane Hearts, and
WarRock in North and South America through its proprietary
online gaming portal,