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Heavy Metal Machines launches Metal League esports tournament in partnership with ESL Play

Florianopolis, Brazil – March 7, 2019 – Hoplon, the developers behind post-apocalyptic car-combat MOBA, Heavy Metal Machines, today saw the launch of the ‘Metal League’, a seasonal competitive tournament within the game, with a seasonal prize fund for players of €5,000. The opening weekend and qualifiers for the tournament begin this weekend (9th March 2019 14:00 GMT) and will last through to the final, in partnership with ESL Play, which will be held on 20th April on the European server.

Tatiana Moreira, Head of Marketing and Publishing, commented: “We’re so excited to be kicking off our Metal League this weekend. We hope that some of our players will use it as an opportunity to jumpstart their esports journey and enjoy the thrill of compete for prizes. With Heavy Metal Machines we feel there is a playstyle for each individual, so there really is something for everyone. The tournaments are open to all, no matter their skill level, so there’s no excuse not to just invite your friends and team up, to take on the competition. We’re expecting the competition to be fierce, so we’ve laid down the challenge to our players – start your engines and join the arenas of Metal City.”

For more information about the Metal League and to find out how to take part please visit the website http://bit.ly/2GEBIIR

From the Brazilian studio Hoplon, Heavy Metal Machines, features dedicated European servers and it is available for free both on Steam or as a downloadable game client.

More information about Heavy Metal Machines can be found on the official website. Follow the game on Facebook, Instagram and on Twitter.

Press assets for Heavy Metal Machines and Hoplon can be found at the Press Room.

About Hoplon

Founded in 2000, Hoplon is one of the leading game developers in Brazil, with a team of over 80 highly skilled professionals. Located in Florianopolis and a part of the technology centre in Southern Brazil, Hoplon is responsible for pioneering projects in the country and strengthening the Brazilian gaming industry through such titles as Heavy Metal Machines, Apocalypse: The Party’s Over and Taikodom. For more information about Hoplon, please visit www.hoplon.com or follow us on Facebook and on Twitter.