Press release

07/09/2017

Free-to-play Heavy Metal Machines South American tournament announced with a prize pool of up to BRL $12,500
 

Hosted by ESL Play, the tournament will be open to players to register from around the world for bumper-to-bumper rivalry action
 

Florianópolis BRAZIL, September 7th 2017 – Hoplon, the developers behind the upcoming car-combat MOBA Heavy Metal Machines is excited to announce that registration for Heavy Metal Machines South American tournament will be open from the 18th September – 7th October, hosted by ESL Play.
 
To be in with a chance of winning up to R$12,500, players need to register to take part by visiting the ESL Play website and signing up for free. They will then need to connect their Steam account to their ESL account, and then team-up in Heavy Metal Machines. The captain of the team will register their side into the championship on the ESL platform.
 
Tournament dates:
 

  • Registration opens – 18th September
 
  • Registration closes – 7th October
 
  • Qualifiers – 8th October
 
  • Double Elimination – 15th October
 
  • Final – 22nd October

 
“We’re cementing our status in MOBA eSports and a pioneering force in the Brazilian scene. For our first European tournament the community was overwhelmingly enthusiastic and we have seen the game grow hugely in popularity. We are now testing it with the South American servers and we hope to see even more players jumping in to the intense racing action,” said, Tatiana Moreira, Head of Marketing and Publishing
 
Currently in Open Beta, Heavy Metal Machines is filled with intuitive fast-paced action, team play elements, unique MOBA gameplay and a heavy metal soundtrack, aspiring esports players, or current professionals from around the world can play on the South American server. Over the summer Hoplon released a number of updates that saw the introduction of leaderboards and bomb updates, so that the MOBA was ready for competitive play.
 
To find out more about the thrilling world of Hoplon’s Heavy Metal Machines, please follow them on Twitter, Facebook and Instagram or visit www.heavymetalmachines.com.
 
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About Hoplon
Founded in 2000, Hoplon is one of the leading game developers, with a team of over 70 highly skilled professionals. Located in Florianopolis and a part of the technological centre in Southern Brazil, Hoplon is responsible for pioneering projects in Brazil and strengthening the Brazilian gaming industry through such titles as Heavy Metal Machines, Apocalypse: The Party’s Over or Taikodom. Steam is a registered trademark of Valve Corporation.

Press Contact:
United Kingdom
Premier Communications (on behalf of Hoplon)
E: hoplon@premiercomms.com
T: +44 (0)207 292 8330

 

About Hoplon
Founded in 2000, Hoplon is one of the leading game developers, with a team of over 70 highly skilled professionals. Located in Florianopolis and a part of the technological centre in Southern Brazil, Hoplon is responsible for pioneering projects in Brazil and strengthening the Brazilian gaming industry through such titles as Heavy Metal Machines, Apocalypse: The Party’s Over or Taikodom. Steam is a registered trademark of Valve Corporation.

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