Card sharks all over the world are eagerly anticipating the launch of the Artifact beta later this month. To whet appetites – and showcase some beforehand unseen options – Valve is holding an Artifact preview event subsequent weekend, November 10-11.
Valve says the event will host 128 Artifact gamers competing for a prize pool of $10,000 USD. You’ll be capable to watch the all-draft event reside on SteamTV, and it’ll use a seven-round Swiss bracket that kicks off Saturday at 9:00 PST. The prime eight rivals from Saturday’s spherical will transfer on to a single-elimination championship spherical Sunday, additionally starting at 9:00 PST.
Tournament rounds and seeding will all be dealt with by the Artifact shopper, which everybody will be capable to use when Artifact launches November 28.
Valve had initially deliberate to open the Artifact beta in October, however late within the month despatched an e mail to registrants informing them the beta would be delayed until November 19 – “We have a bit more work to do before letting everyone in,” Valve mentioned within the message.
We’ve collected everything we know about Artifact here, however watching the event will undoubtedly present a cornucopia of latest details about the game. We’ll undoubtedly be tuning in.