Category Archives: Esports

Central Florida is home to a growing competitive gaming scene, with the Orlando Magic, Orlando City Soccer Club and Electronic Arts all promoting the sport. In addition, several companies and college programs host their own competitions.

Mutineers bow out of own tournament in quick fashion

It was a rough weekend for the Florida Mutineers.

Exactly how rough and how bad of an effect it has on the team’s chances this season, however, won’t be known until the weekend is over.

The Mutineers were ousted from their own tournament on Saturday, failing to win a game in their two matchups.

The loss means a missed opportunity to move up in the standings, as two teams above them had the week off.

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Where to watch key Magic Gaming and Florida Mutineers matchups Friday night

Orlando esports fans could have a full evening ahead Friday night, as two hometown teams take part in crucial battles.

The Florida Mutineers of the Call of Duty League look to stay hot.

They can make a push and improve on their fourth-place standing with a strong showing in its home tournament.

The NBA 2K League’s Magic Gaming, meanwhile, look to make it a clean sweep of the season-opening week in a tilt with Wizards District Gaming.

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Full Sail Armada sails into next tourney round through losers bracket

Full Sail Armada used a run through the losers bracket Saturday to stay alive in the Call of Duty Collegiate League Championships.

The 12 teams that remain in the 32-team tournament start the next round of play on May 15.

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Magic Gaming, NBA 2K League to tip off 2020 with 6 remote-play weeks

The NBA-backed esports league that has video game-playing teams in 23 of its markets including Orlando will begin its 2020 season on May 5.

Because of the coronavirus pandemic, the league has decided to play its first six weeks remotely, with games being broadcast on the league’s YouTube and Twitch channels.

That means all games up until June 12 will be online and the league will decide whether to extend that.

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Call of Duty league to come to Orlando for Mutineers home game

One of two events hosted by Florida’s Call of Duty League franchise, The Mutineers, will take place in Orlando, the league announced on Monday.

On April 11 and 12, the league’s Week 10 will bring the Seattle Surge, Atlanta Faze, Paris Legion, Toronto Ultra and New York Subliners to Orlando for in-season clashes.

Each team will play 22 matches during the regular season, which will conclude in a postseason tournament sometime after the final July 25 and 26 weekend, which will be hosted in Miami.

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Florida’s new Call of Duty League team: The Mutineers

The Florida-based team of the brand-new Activision-Blizzard Call of Duty League will be called the Mutineers, the outfit announced on Monday.

The team will host official events for the league starting in January at a yet-to-be-announced home facility.

The Mutineers, which announced Saturday on Twitter that it would announce its rosters soon, are a product of the Misfits Gaming Group, an Overwatch League team based in Orlando and Boca Raton.

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