GWENT is proof that even a well-made mini-game can turn into a full-on game with a passionate fanbase if it’s good enough. The simple mini-game from The Witcher series has turned into a full-on phenomenon, including have a large esports movement, one which will have a big tournament going on this weekend:
“December 2017 Challenger is the next in a series of official The Witcher Card Game tournaments. This time around, 8 of the best players from across GWENT’s esports series fight for their share of a $100,000 prize pool. However, only one person will leave the event with the winner’s ring and the right to compete in GWENT World Masters — the grand finale of GWENT’s esports series, which will take place in 2019.”
The tournament will start on Saturday, and end on Sunday. If you want to view the matchups, all you have to do is go to the official CD Projekt Red Twitch Feed.
“Hosting the tournament will be Critical Role’s Matthew Mercer and Marisha Ray. Returning to man the commentator desk are GWENT players and streamers: Connagh “Merchant” Hawkins, Dane “McBeard” McBurnie, Miguel “MegaMogwai” Guerrero León and David “ImpetuousPanda” Gil Nolskog, with Sean “Swim” Huguenard joining them as the tournament’s analyst.”
There will also be chances for you to win prizes by merely watching the stream, so don’t miss out on the fun.