11th August 2015
Win £5k in the Virgin Media Gaming Hexathlon!
Reckon you could be the ultimate eSports champion? Time to find out! Today Virgin Media, sponsor of EGX, launches the Virgin Media Gaming Hexathlon, a competition that seeks to find the UK's greatest gamer.
Powered by Gfinity, the eventual Hexathlon Champion will walk away with £5,000 in cash and a free Virgin Media ‘Big Daddy’ package for a year.
The six games that form the tournament are FIFA 15, Super Smash Brothers, Hearthstone, Smite, Heroes of the Storm and Destiny. Gamers will need to demonstrate their proficiency at all six in order to claim the title of Hexathlon Champion.
The online qualifiers will take place on Gfinity's website from today until the 19th September, with the final stages being held at EGX 2015 on the 24th-27th September.
The Hexathlon Final will take place on the Sunday at EGX, where all 10 finalists will be required to play all six games with the top scorer winning the grand prize.