Gfinity is an organisation that has handled a ton of esports competitions in the past, whether that be their very own Elite Series (soon to launch Season 3) or others like the Halo World Championship event in London this past weekend, and now the company has announced that it has been chosen by Forza developer Turn 10 Studios to be the Global Tournament Operator for the Forza Racing Championship this year.
As part of this deal, Gfinity will manage all the league operations for the Championship, including online qualifiers and offline LAN events in-person. The live playoffs in Seattle and Mexico City will be a part of this, both of which will have prize pools of $75,000 USD and feature the best racers from around the world.
"Our partnership with Microsoft goes from strength to strength and this is further proof of the quality of our team and services we provide that we have been appointed as the global operator for the Forza Racing Championship 2018," said Gfinity's Chief Executive Neville Upton. "Forza Motorsport 7 has such a passionate following and we can't wait to host the best drivers at our Gfinity Esports Arena in October. The award-winning Forza Motorsport 7 is the most beautiful, authentic and comprehensive racing game Turn 10 Studios has made, featuring over 700 cars and showcasing 60 frames per section racing on the Xbox family of devices and native 4K on Xbox One X."
Is Gfinity a good choice as a partner for the competition?