Norwich, U.K.– October 15, 2007 - Tournament.com, a pioneer in licensed online PC gaming competition that allows gamers from around the world to win money facing off against one another in their favorite games over the Internet, today announced the addition of two highly sought after features: Multi-level tournaments, and a true Deathmatch mode for Counter-Strike: Source.
Multi-level tournaments up the ante for competitive Counter-Strike: Source players by allowing up to 20 players to compete in a multi-round tournament, featuring quarterfinals, semi-finals, and finals matches to determine winners. Gamers skilled enough to make the finals will have a chance at more lucrative cash rewards. Even more exciting is the possibility of full-fledged tournaments with up to 80 players vying for cash prizes.
The new Deathmatch mode takes teams out of the equation for the first time on Tournament.com, allowing players to test their true skills in an all-out melee. The addition of this mode answers the hopes ofmany gamers who enjoy free-for-all shooters over team play.
“These new features show that we’re listening closely to what our users really want– and we’re delivering,” said Marcus Pearcey, cofounder of Tournament.com.“With multi-tiered tournaments and true Deathmatches, Tournament.com offers even more thrills and rewards for gamers willing to put their money where their mouths are.”
Tournament.com offers players the chance to win money based on their skill in Half-Life 2: Deathmatch, Counter-Strike: Source, and soon Day of Defeat: Source. To ensure the most secure environment possible, Tournament.com allows users to stake no more than $10 per match and deposit a maximum of $150 in their account each month. The service also provides a ranking system that allows players to view other users’ skill levels, and a handicap system to allow players of all levels to play against one another. To use the service, all players must be 18 or older, which Tournament.com enforces with special age verification software that is presented to all players upon installation of the client.
About Tournament.com Based in Norwich, U.K., and founded in 2006, Tournament.com is a pioneer in licensed online PC gaming competition. Tournament.com is the first company to offer players a safe and secure platform to compete in the leading competitive online games for money. With a strong technology infrastructure that ensures fairness and match fidelity, Tournament.com offers the best player versus player experience available.
Contacts: Chris Cook / Sean Kauppinen