The Dell owned power gaming PC brand Alienware is set to host an online 5v5 CoD4 tournament next month here in Australia. Eight teams through to a Sydney final. Each member of the winning team takes home an Alienware rig. Who's up for some prac?
The online tournament is set to run from March 5th to April 8th. Then a final will take place in Sydney (teams will have flights and accommodation included) and they'll face off on April 17th for the title and the $5,800 gaming rigs.
UPDATE: The final is actually between the top eight teams, so quite a few people will get a shot at the major prizes through the final LAN event.
Get your team together and sign up at www.alienwarearena.com.au, or if you're in search of a team you can hit the site, chat on the forums and even post your details to find some suitable team mates. Or maybe hit your ISP's games servers to get some prac in and find some quality team mates that way?
Who thinks they have this in the bag?
Full release details below.
TAKE UP THE ALIENWARE CLAN CHALLENGE
SYDNEY, Australia, Feb. 10, 2010 – Dell and Alienware invite you to join your friends, family, and colleagues and create a team to enter the inaugural Australian Alienware Clan Challenge.
Alienware will team up with CyberGamer to host an online Call of Duty 4: Modern Warfare competition which will run from March 5th to April 8th. The top eight teams will then be flown to Sydney on April 17th to face off on a purpose-built Alienware Aurora LAN setup.
Each gamer from the victorious team will win a high performance Alienware Aurora gaming desktop, Alienware OptX AW2310 23” 3D Full HD Widescreen Monitor, and Alienware TactX Mouse, Keyboard, and Headset. Each prize pack is valued at AU$5,800.
From today, clans of up to 5 gamers can sign up to the challenge at www.alienwarearena.com.au.
Don’t have a clan? The Alienware Arena website has an area where people can log their details while they pull together a team of friends. People can also use the Alienware Arena blog to chat to potential clan members.
“Alienware systems are at the forefront of high performance gaming around the world. We’re hoping Australians ranging from casual to professional gamers take up the Alienware Clan Challenge, to have some fun and be in the running to win a great prize pack.”
- Evan Williams, Head of Consumer Division, Dell Australia.
"This event is going to be the greatest event Australian e-sports has seen in years, epic in scale, epic in proportions, played out on epic gaming hardware. It's a privilege to be involved."
- Richard Lawes, Business Manager, CyberGamer Australia
"We feel honoured to be able to take part in the biggest tournament CoD has ever witnessed in Australia. CyberGamer and Alienware have really outdone themselves, we cannot wait to compete with the best in Australia! On behalf of click! Gaming, I'd like to thank Alienware and the staff of CG who made it possible. Good luck to all participants!"
- Achala "Spachala" Mataraaratchi, Clan Leader, click! Gaming!