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$100K World Championship Announced + VR Support Coming

Suzie Ford Updated: Posted:
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During last week's Steam launch event, Piranha Games announced that the road to the $100,000 MechWarrior Online World Championship will begin in Q1 2016. During the party, it was also announced, and folks were able to check out a playable demo, of the forthcoming MWO VR support that will put players inside the cockpit.

On Thursday of last week, the long-awaited "Faction Warfare" element of the popular online game was patched into the game as it launched on Steam, and fans from around the globe (as far as Finland, Australia, Germany!) flew in to celebrate with the developers at the livestreamed event at Piranha Games in Vancouver. Faction Warfare has been long in the making and allows clans to now fight over control of territories in the Inner Sphere.In the short time the game has been live on Steam it has received more than 1,027 reviews and holds a "Very Positive" review ranking. 

Check out the trailer below before heading to the MechWarrior Online Steam site to learn more.


Suzie Ford

Suzie is the former Associate Editor and News Manager at MMORPG.com. Follow her on Twitter @MMORPGMom