Official ACON5 games
Counter-Strike™: 1.6 is the world's number one online game. Featuring a unique blend of action, strategy, and team play, Counter-Strike pits two teams against each other in the roles of terrorists and counter-terrorists. http://www.counter-strike.net/
Warcraft® III: Frozen Throne® builds upon its Warcraft franchise by adding two unique races and nearly limitless strategic possibilities. This real-time strategy (RTS) game puts players in control of one of four unique races: the noble Humans, the savage Orcs, the mysterious Night Elves, and the terrifying Undead. http://www.blizzard.com/war3x/
The ACON5 Nordic Final pre-qualifiers will now start. They will be a mixture of online and game center qualifiers. The ACON5 Nordic Qualifier Final will be played May 14 at Ownage Gaming Center in Stockholm, Sweden. 8 Warcraft3 players and 8 CS teams' spots are available at the Nordic Qualifier Final.
The ACON5 Nordic Final pre-qualifiers are open to gamers of all skills - Players and teams will now have a chance to pre-qualify to the ACON5 Nordic qualifier Final. In order to give the teams and players a chance to choose different ways to qualify, ACON has made sure there are a number of different ways to qualify both online and offline. The ACON5 Nordics will allow teams from Norway, Denmark, Sweden and Finland to compete and represent the Nordic region in the Global Final in China at the beginning of June 2005.
16 Counter-Strike teams and 16 Warcraft III finalists will travel all expenses paid to battle in Xian, one of China's most historical cities. From the Terra Cotta Army to the Xian Bell Tower, Xian offers the perfect place to determine the ACON5 Champions. An unforgettable experience in an unforgettable city awaits the ACON5 finalists
The following pre-qualifiers are now announced. They will be available for registration by the beginning of this week:
Pre - qualifiers (open for all Nordic Teams)
Online Qualifier, Fragbite 19-26th of April
- Ownage Gaming center, Stockholm, Sweden 23rd of April - WC3 qualifier
- Nethouse 2000, Copenhagen, Denmark 30th of April - WC3 and CS
- GameHeaven, Jonkoping, Sweden 30th of April - WC3 and CS
- Matrix, Stockholm, Sweden tbd - CS
The only Counter-strike online qualifier will be held at Fragbite (www.fragbite.com) at 19 to 26th of April. The two best teams will get spots to the qualifier finals. Last date for registration is Monday, 18th of April at 20:00 CET. An online qualifier for WC3 will soon be announced.
The ACON5 Nordic Final will take place on Saturday, May 14th at Ownage Gaming center in Stockholm, Sweden. The prizes for winners include the Nordic champion's all-expenses paid trip to Xian to represent the Nordic countries at the ACON5 Global Final Competition. Furthermore the attendees have the chance to win some amazing prizes from Intel, ATi, Creative, Corsair and LG. Media from around the planet will be in attendance to record your every move, as you're challenged to the finish by the best players from around the globe in this once-in-a-lifetime gaming event.
ABIT is proud to announce the following media are supporting ACON5 Nordic: Catch Communication - Norway, Boomtown - Denmark, Xplayn - Denmark, Meet your maker - Denmark, Fragbite - Sweden and SoGamed Sverige - Sweden. Check often our media partners for the latest news.
"ACON5 continues the tradition of bringing the excitement of a professional gaming event to gamers of all skill levels. Whether you're a seasoned veteran or a fresh recruit, there's a place for you at ACON5."
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