MatchBox360 XL–£1000 Halo 3 FFA sponsored by XLEAGUE.TV

MatchBox360 are pleased to announce that XLEAGUE.TV will be the official sponsors of the Halo 3 FFA at the forthcoming MatchBox360 XL eSports tournament on 17-18th November at the Birmingham NEC Toute Suite.

XLEAGUE.TV is the UK's only dedicated eSports entertainment television channel and will be the official sponsor of the MatchBox360 XL Halo 3 FFA with a guaranteed cash prize fund of£1000!

"We are delighted to welcome XLEAGUE.TV back to MatchBox360 XL. Having worked together at our previous event in August, we look forward to developing our relationship with XLEAGUE.TV and raising the profile of eSports tournaments in the UK. By developing and improving upon the foundations from our previous events, MatchBox360 XL will continue to set the standard for competitive console tournaments for the gaming community and being able to offer large guaranteed cash prizes brings us one step closer to making pro-gaming a reality in the UK and Europe." - Chris Barnes (MatchBox360 XL Event Manager)

XLEAGUE.TV will be attending the event in an official capacity to film the weekends events and promote the pro-gaming scene. In addition, footage from the event will be featured on XLEAGUE.TV Sky Channel 279.

"We recognised what a great success MatchBox360 and XLEAGUE.TVs partnership was at the XL2 event and so it should come as no surprise that the partnership has continued for XL3.XLEAGUE.TV is very proud to sponsor the Halo 3 FFA competition with a guaranteed cash prize fund of£1000...with first place set to walk away with£500! I think it provides further evidence that both XLEAGUE.TV and MatchBox360 XL are moving forward together to create a thriving pro-gaming community in the UK." - Tommy Boulding (XLEAGUE.TV Producer)

With cash prizes worth over£6000, MatchBox360 XL continues to set the standard for console eSports events with 72 Xbox 360s hosting tournaments and freeplay on some of the most popular Xbox 360 titles. The official MatchBox360 XL tournament line-up includes:

Halo 3– FFA sponsored by XLEAGUE.TV

Halo 3– 4v4

Gears of War - 4v4 Execution

FIFA 08 - Champions League sponsored by Electronic Arts

Call of Duty 4– FFA

Whether a competitor or spectator, MatchBox360 XL is a great chance for the Xbox Live community to meet, compete and socialise all under one roof for a marathon weekend of gaming...and of course XLEAGUE.TV will be there to capture all the action from the XL weekend!

Admission tickets and tournament entry fees are available now from the online MatchBox360 XL Ticket Office: http://tickets.matchbox360.co.uk

** Marketing opportunities and tournament sponsorship is currently available at MatchBox360 XL. Please contact us for further information. **

ABOUT MATCHBOX 360 XL

Contact:

Chris Barnes

MatchBox360 XL Event Manager

Tel: +44 (0) 7977 070 596

E-mail: konspiracy@matchbox360.co.uk

MatchBox360: http://www.matchbox360.co.uk

XL Gaming: http://www.xlgaming.co.uk

MatchBox360 XL Ticket Office: http://tickets.matchbox360.co.uk

MatchBox360.co.uk is one of the fastest growing Xbox Live communities in the United Kingdom. A focused events site and XCN member, MatchBox360 revolves around its thriving forum community, and boasts an impressive membership of gamers of varying ages, gender and skill. MatchBox360 XL is the premier console eSports tournament in the UK and sets the standard for competitive console LAN events for the European gaming community.

ABOUT XLEAGUE.TV

XLEAGUE.TV is the UK’s first and only dedicated gaming television channel is available on Sky Channel 279 and online at www.xleague.tv is part of Portland Enterprises Ltd. Portland Enterprises is the broadcasting arm of Northern&Shell plc.


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