Xbox five-a-side returns

Teams from all over the industry will battle it out once again in this summer’s games industry five-a-side tournament.

The Xbox 360 Gamesfives will take place at Barnet Powerleague in North London on Friday June 12th.

Entry to the tournament is free, plus there is a free bar and a variety of prizes, medals and trophies on offer for the best teams and players.

Xbox are very excited about hosting another adrenaline pumped industry five-a-side tournament with MCV,” commented Microsoft’s Sam Leigh.

Hopefully this year will be as competitive as ever and another great day out for everyone to enjoy.”

The tournament is open to all companies across the industry, including retailers, distributors, media and publishers.

There are strict rules, however, to ensure that teams only use players from within their own organisations.

The event lasts all day and is heavily publicised in MCV through to the tournament and beyond. Teams from across the industry can register now by pointing their browser at

The Xbox team do a fantastic job with this event every year. It is a brilliant way of bringing a sense of community to the industry, but with a competitive edge,” commented MCV publisher and Intent Media managing director Stuart Dinsey.

Prizes include a 1,500 charity donation for the winning team, plus an Xbox 360 for each team member.

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