Mobile eSports is still a young part of the entire eSports scene but it is growing. Amazon has announced today that they will be holding their first mobile eSports tournament next month called the Champions of Fire Invitational in Las Vegas. The prize pool? A cool $100,000, with 1st place cashing in $30,000. The official host of this tournament is actually the Amazon Appstore and the tournament as a whole will feature a variety of casual mobile games.
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There are only a few applications for mobile devices in that ‘instant streaming’ category of things. One of those is Periscope, where you start up the application on your phone or tablet and using your devices and the Periscope app, stream whatever you are doing in real life to people who feel like tuning in to watch. This can be anything from event coverage and interviews at shows like E3, down to watching someone eat french fries.
Lately we have reported on a few developers hosting little tournaments which come with prize money for the players who place in the Top 3 spots after a certain amount of time. It’s a good way to promote a game’s release actually. So far the highest one we have seen was for $10,000. However today that record was beat and by a lot.