Contact: Landon Gibson
STARKVILLE, Miss.—Mississippi State’s Esports Membership is in search of one other victory towards the College of Mississippi in a best-of-nine online game competitors sequence on Saturday and Sunday [Oct. 24-25].
The “Esports Egg Bowl,” initially set to happen at The Pavilion on the College of Mississippi campus, is now a digital occasion because of COVID-19 restrictions. College students, college and members of most of the people can stream the ten a.m-8 p.m. competitors reside on MSU’s Esports Twitch channel.
Through the two-day contest, esports gamers will compete for his or her respective college to win video video games, together with two new titles—Madden and Valorant. Different video games embrace Name of Obligation, Rocket League, Rainbow Six Siege, League of Legends, Tremendous Smash Bros. Final, Melee and Hearthstone.
The sequence document between MSU Esports and Ole Miss Esports is tied 1-1 within the competitors that launched in 2018.
Based on MSU Esports President Josh Chumney, a senior software program engineering main from Lengthy Seaside, the Bulldogs really feel assured they’ll regain the lead this weekend, whereas evaluating the rivalry to that of siblings.
“At any time when one thing constructive occurs to Ole Miss Esports, we’re very supportive, however on the identical time, we wish to beat them,” mentioned Chumney. “Personally, I consider we’re higher and have proven this prior to now.”
Though MSU dropped final yr’s Esports Bowl, Chumney mentioned that the choice got here all the way down to the final doable recreation and participant, and on no account defines the membership transferring ahead.
“Once we gained in our opening yr, it was a blowout. I believe the matchups this yr can be shut, however I’m assured that we are going to win once more,” he mentioned.
For extra on MSU Esports, go to https://msstate.campuslabs.com/engage/organization/msu-esports or observe on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram. To affix, go to https://discordapp.com/invite/esportsmsu.
MSU is Mississippi’s main college, obtainable on-line at www.msstate.edu.