Virtuix, the corporate behind the Omni VR treadmill, has partnered with HP to supply a prize pool of $100,000 for its upcoming 2020 Omni Enviornment sequence, the corporate’s annual VR esports competitors.
First launched by Virtuix again in 2016, Omni Enviornment is a VR esports attraction that includes 4 Omni VR treadmills. Providing weekly and month-to-month contests, four-player groups are pitted towards one another to prime the worldwide leaderboard taking part in Omni Enviornment unique VR shooters equivalent to Elite, Core Protection, Hardpoint, and VRZ Match.
Now the brand new prize pool quantity is double that of the 2019 Omni Enviornment sequence, which included a money prize pool of $50,000.
As part of the partnership, profitable groups can even obtain an HP Reverb VR headset along with money prizes in 2020.
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In 2019, greater than 1,000 gamers in over a dozen nations participated, founder and CEO of Virtuix Jan Goetgeluk says in a press assertion.
One of many guiding concepts behind the corporate’s esports match is to supply customers a purpose to come back again to location-based leisure amenities, and thus drive larger repeat play.
“A $100,000 prize pool attracts avid gamers who play time and again. Our core gamers come again to compete each week,” Goetgeluk says.
In case you’re interested by taking part, take a look at are the official taking part places throughout North America, Europe, Australia, and Asia.