A second Melbourne team is officially part of the Gfinity Elite Series, Gfinity Esports Australia today announced.
Joining the previously announced Melbourne Avant and Sydney Chiefs is the Melbourne Order.
“Australia has a long history of traditional sporting rivalries, and we’re excited to welcome a second Melbourne team bringing our own flavour of derby to the Gfinity Elite Series Australia. Melbourne Order tackling Melbourne Avant are fixtures of the future – every big city needs healthy competition,” said Dominic Remond, Gfinity Esports Australia’s CEO.
“We’re excited to further cement our presence as part of the Melbourne Esports community by becoming a representative of Melbourne in the Gfinity Elite Series Australia,” the Melbourne Order’s Jake Tiberi added. “It’s a great opportunity to represent our fans locally with some of the biggest names in Australia, and we look forward to the competition.”
A total of six teams will be announced and compete in the Gfinite Elite Series, with the event itself taking place at the Gfinity Hoyts Esports Arena in Sydney. Street Fighter V, Rocket League and Counter-Strike: Global Offensive will all feature in the tournament.