The very best esports highlights from the OCE scene!
Mindfreak did Oceania proud this week, making the High eight on the Rainbow Six Siege Invitationals. Again residence, the E-League showcased a number of the better of Aussie FIFA, and the primary of the OPL’s two prolonged weeks noticed loads of motion, however some predictable outcomes as properly.
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Rainbow Six Siege – Six Invitational
Aussie workforce Mindfreak travelled over to Canada this week to happen within the greatest Rainbow Six Siege match of the yr, the Six Invitational. They have been written off repeatedly, however they battled onerous and made it via to the Quarter Finals. Their Group Stage noticed them face off towards Room Manufacturing unit, Rogue and Crew Liquid — a slim defeat to Rogue meant they needed to beat Crew Liquid to progress, they usually managed it in a 3 recreation thriller. Watch Mindfreak’s Kngz clutch out a 1v4 towards Room Manufacturing unit, setting the tone for the Aussie workforce’s match.
And a little bit added bonus, the ‘plant behind the Monty’ routine is a play my mates and I name Operation Intercourse Panther, as a result of 60% of the time it really works each time. Mindfreak made it look simple towards Rogue.
The Aussie workforce finally fell to the Black Dragons within the Quarter Finals, however it was hopefully a wake-up name to the world — APAC is value watching.
League of Legends – OPL Week 5
Week 5 is the primary of two lengthy weeks within the OPL, which implies 4 groups play an additional recreation. Which is superior if you happen to get pleasure from watching League of Legends. The very best recreation of the prolonged week was in all probability the primary in my thoughts, as Legacy Esports and Avant met in a rematch from Week three and it was one other slobberknocker. Legacy received up early, however Avant have been just too robust, profitable 2-1. Within the different video games, Dire Wolves and Order each beat the Bombers 2-Zero, the Chiefs introduced Avant again all the way down to earth 2-Zero, Sin Gaming fell to the Dire Wolves and Legacy earned a win for the week going 2-Zero towards Tectonic. Watch Avant smash into Legacy beneath.
FIFA 18 – E-League Spherical 1
The primary week of the A-League’s E-League happened final Thursday, and it featured some nail-biters. Melbourne Metropolis vs Sydney FC was extraordinarily tight, because the Xbox spherical performed out to a draw earlier than the PS4 recreation despatched the victory to Sydney FC. Adelaide United and the Central Coast Mariners was shut as properly — the Xbox spherical drew 2-2, and the PS4 spherical gave CCM a 1 objective lead. It is onerous to say but whether or not there are robust favourites or not, however it does seem to be the Xbox gamers may be extra evenly matched than the PS4 group thus far. The E-League compiles their very own highlights every week, which is superior – watch each objective from the week beneath.
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