Let’s face the facts – Battle Royale games are in a weird place. Where some titles have struggled to evolve and stay relevant, big names in the genre overcorrected with new releases – leaving the door open for something new and exciting: Extractor Shooters. Now, I know what some of you are thinking – Extractor Shooters aren’t new. I’d agree … Read More
Fortnite Cash Competitions is Live
Support for Fortnite is live! Team Challenger is excited to announce our support for Fortnite, which allows PC gamers to compete against each other for cash. With this release we have expanded our Cross Lobby Challenge options to three types: Most Kills Next Match – Most kills in the next match wins Kill Race Kill Limit – Reach the kill limit before … Read More
Drop into Call of Duty: Warzone
Support for Call of Duty: Warzone is live! Team Challenger is excited to announce our support for COD: Warzone, which allows PC gamers to compete against each other for cash. With this release we are introducing cross-lobby competition, a first of its kind challenge format that allows gamers to compete against each other with different game start times. This is … Read More
A Review of Modern Warfare 2 Beta & Thoughts on Warzone 2
Hello ladies & gentlemen, How are we feeling after MW2 Beta Weekend? Feeling bored now that we’re back to Warzone 1.0 and Apex Legends? Yeah, me too. Start the clock on the 10/28 countdown to the official multiplayer release. 31 days and counting… Let’s talk some pros and cons following the beta and where Activision should focus for the next 4 weeks. … Read More
Video Games – 2022 State of the Union
It’s been a wild ride for video game studios, console manufacturers, and fans the past few years. With an exciting Q4 around the corner (scheduled release of MW2, Overwatch 2, Skull & Bones, God of War: Ragnarok), let’s take a moment to recap 2022 and how I believe it will impact our industry for years to come… Microsoft & Sony, … Read More
CS:GO in August – It’s been a ride.
It all started on August 2nd A patch that included a series of interesting changes. The Ember map saw updates to the Cannons where they received a few buffs: additional firing speeds, upward aiming, and additional smaller effects. The biggest update with this patch was the recalibration of the matchmaking algorithm and a ranking reset. This fix was to finally … Read More
There is no resting when you’re a Warzone player!
We know Season 4 Reloaded has just launched and Warzone 2 is just around the corner, but Activision just keeps on dropping B.O.M.B.S. to keep the excitement going well into Season 5. Warzone Pacific Season 5 Start Date Season 5 is most likely the final season of the Pacific era before the launch of Warzone 2, however Activision hasn’t officially … Read More
Did you know that Challenger hosts 3 dedicated servers?
Playing Counter-Strike: Global Offensive (CS:GO) requires a high-performing, robust, feature-rich server to host games like a pro without lag and downtimes. According to Statista, CS:GO had 1.01 million peak concurrent gamers on Steam in April 2022, so performance for one of the best video games of all time is critical, especially when you are competing for cash on Challenger. Challenger’s … Read More
*Rumored* Features Coming to Warzone 2
On May 20th, the great Tom Henderson dropped a report via XputerE on 5 new features coming to Warzone 2 (it’s now been updated to 11 features on 5/29). Now at this point, we all know these are rumors and subject to change, BUT that won’t stop me from giving my opinions on the reported direction the game is headed. … Read More