New details on the upcoming Xbox Series X were revealed by Microsoft. Some of the notable specs include 12 teraflops of power thanks to a next gen custom processor, variable rate shading and hardware-accelerated DirectX Raytracing. There are also details confirming backwards compatibility through all four Xbox generations quick resume technology.
The Overwatch League announced that they are cancelling the planned homestands in South Korea for weeks 5, 6 and 7. Fears of the coronavirus have affected practically every major esport, and this will be a huge loss for the OWL. Details on rescheduling are still being worked out and will be announced soon.
What’s the cutest thing you saw this weekend? Another puppy video on Reddit? No judgement, I love Reddit puppy videos, but the cutest thing I saw this weekend was 7-year-old Simone Lim winning the Oceania Pokémon championship. Just look at her and try telling me that esports aren’t special. GO GET ‘EM GIRL! Amanda Yeo at Mashable has more.
This past weekend at the Dreamhack Anaheim Fortnite tournament 15-year-old Martin “MrSavage” Foss Andersen took home first prize. MrSavage has had himself quite the week. He signed with 100 Thieves just three days before his big win. Tyler Erzberger at ESPN spoke with MrSavage and his father after the win. Dad is the real MVP, let’s hope all esports parents can be as loving and supportive of their kids.