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South African gaming events of March 2017

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With the Overwatch Festival in full swing, it is not too late to register for the final few matches taking place. If you miss out on that, why not just jump into Overwatch Competitive Season 4? Here are some other great gaming events taking place this March. 

Telkom DGL March Cups 

While the Telkom DGL us currently underway, here are some of the highlights of all the matches and tournaments taking place in the month of March.

  • Sapphire Series Online Qualifier Cup: 6 March - 12 March
  • Online Community Shield 1 Event: 20 March - 2 April
  • Masters Event Online Leg 1: 23 January - 26 March

Xbox Playdates

  • 2 March - Battlefield 1
  • 9 March - For Honor
  • 16 March - Halo Wars 2
  • 23 March - Minecraft
  • 30 March - Evolve

Games kick off at 20:00 every Thursday. Follow Xbox Playdates on Twitter and find them on Facebook to keep up to date with the events. 

Overwatch Competitive Season 4

Season 4 is here, and it is going to be exciting if the new hero teases are any tips that they will be part of it at a later date. Grab your Overwatch posse, or just play solo, sometimes it is better, and get into that ranking system. 

  • Details: Overwatch Competitive Season 4
  • Date: Starts 1 March 02:00 South African Time

Overwatch ACGL Festival 1v1 Mystery Duel

The final part of the ACGL Overwatch Festival takes place on 1 March and entries are now open to participate. The 1v1 will be a Mystery Duel, and is open to anyone across all three platforms

Nintendo Switch Launch Event

  • Details: Head over to Core Group's headoffice and join in on the Nintendo Switch launch celebrations. Play the latest games, and get your hands on the brand new console. 
  • Date: 3 - 5 March 2017
  • Time: 17:00 (3 March) - 14:00 (5 March)
  • Where: The Core Group, 1 Sandton Drive, Johannesburg
  • Tickets:
  • Info: Facebook 

Cold Fusion LAN Green Theme

  • Date: 3-5 March 2017
  • Time: 18:00 (3 March) - 10:00 (5 March)
  • Where: Laerskool Edleen, Kempton Park Johannesburg 
  • Price: R100 per person 
  • Bookings: contact
  • Info: Facebook
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Hearthstone Love is in the Air Fireside Cape Town

  • DetailsLove Is in the Air is coming, so head on over to your local Fireside Gathering and share the affection you have for your fellow players as you enjoy a friendly game of Hearthstone.
  • Date: 4 March 2017
  • Time: 16:00 - 20:00
  • Where: GamingBattleGround, 22 Somerset Road, Greenpoint, 8001 Cape Town
  • InfoFacebook page
  • Twitter / Facebook

FIFA 17: Crown the King

Mega8 eSports CS:GO Autumn Cup Qualifiers

  • Details: The Mega8 CS:Go Autumn Cup 2017 is our first CS:GO tournament for 2017. The qualifiers for the tournament will be run on the weekend of 18th – 19th March and there will be 16 spots available for teams to sign up. 
  • Date: 18-19 March 2017
  • Where: Online 
  • Info: Mega8 website
  • Twitter / Facebook

FIFA 17: Crown the King

MSSA 21st North West Championships

rAge Cape Town

Fantasy Fayre

  • Venue: The Moors, Krugersdorp, Johannesburg 
  • Date: 2 April 2017
  • Time: 10:00 - 17:00
  • Tickets: R25 online | R40 at the gate | available @ Quicket 

If you know of any events that we may have missed, let us know in the comments below and we will add them in. 

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