Esports is becoming more and more mainstream all around the world. Corporations and companies such as Sony, Microsoft, Netherealm Studios and many more are placing considerable amounts of money into this new form of entertainment. Rise to Geatness is a venture towards having a consistent and worthwhile Esports platform for players in Africa to shine and perhaps make a career in what many in here view as juvenile.
As a result, RIIG was born to acknowledge the much desired request for an NRS online tournament for Africans. Rise to Greatness Season One drew players from Eastern and Southern Africa to fight for coin and glory. For a prize pool of 200,000 Kenya shillings (roughly $2000), players battled for 8 weeks for a slot in the final tournament . Out of 31 participants in RIIG Qualifiers, only 8 players garnered enough qualifying points to make it to the Final. These were:
On behalf of the Holos Gaming team, we'd like to thank all participants and eSports enthusiasts for their support along our 9 week journey. For us, RIIG is just the beginning and we look forward to seeing many more participants in our next tournament.
Keep an eye out for Season 2 for a chance to Rise to Greatness with Holos Gaming Matrix. In the meantime, leave us a comment for any game suggestions you'd like to see in a tournament or games you'd like to participate in.