You think only Sony is jumping in on the e-sports wagon? Looks like Microsoft has think of the idea even further with its Xbox Live Tournaments Platform. With this platform, not only can tournament organisers get their tournaments to run nicely with Xbox players, as the platform helps the process from within the system with notifications, registration and queuing, but it will allow any player to organise their own grassroots tournament within their community.
Microsoft is already partnering up with the ESL and FaceIt for e-sports tournaments, with more partners to come, but seeing its ability to organise player-hosted [...]
As we previously reported, Microsoft has now made it possible for Xbox One players to play together with the other platforms online. Not only that, they made an unofficial invite to the folks over at Sony to do the same from their end, today, Sony has a response to whether they are interested in working with Microsoft.
“PlayStation has been supporting cross-platform play between PC on several software titles starting with Final Fantasy 11 on PS2 and PC back in 2002,” reads the statement from the corporation. We would be happy to have the conversation with any [...]