GIANTS Software, developer and publisher of the worldwide popular Farming Simulator series, announces in-person events for the current Farming Simulator League (FSL) esports season. So far, tournaments in the third season have been held as online events. All participants can now look forward to real events in Bavaria, Germany, subject to compliance with the relevant hygiene concepts.
August tournament in GIANTS Studio
The qualified teams will play the final round of the eighth tournament on 14th and 15th August in the GIANTS Studio of the German GIANTS Software branch in Erlangen. There, the best FSL teams will meet each other in real life for the first time in the current season and fight face to face in groups of three for ranking points and tournament prizes. A highlight video of the last tournament played provides an atmospheric preview.
September tournament at HÖRMANN
From 11th to 12th September, the next knockout tournament will take place in Buchloe at the Allgäu family business Rudolf Hörmann GmbH & Co. KG. The specialist for agricultural and commercial construction offers enough space and comfort for an exciting competition and event atmosphere in its modern and spacious production hall. HÖRMANN itself provides an FSL team consisting of factory employees, which currently occupies fourth place in the overall season standings.
Live broadcasts of the Sunday events
The final round of the last eight teams remaining in the tournament will be commented on and broadcast live from 10 am on Sundays, 15th August and 12th September on the official GIANTS Software channels on Twitch and YouTube. GIANTS Software is also planning real events for the two other remaining events in the season calendar. Further information will be announced shortly.
Free esports tournament client
Developer and publisher GIANTS Software is organizing the FSL, which has a total prize pool of 250,000 Euros, as the competitive esports mode for Farming Simulator. Via the free Tournament Client for Season 3, every interested fan of the Farming Simulator can register for the FSL and prove themselves in the qualifying rounds with the potential of competing against one of the seeded sponsored teams. In the tournaments, which are held as knockout events, the teams collect league points, which are used to qualify for the big season finale in November 2021.
The competition requires teamwork and skill on a separate map in the PC version in order to harvest grain together, produce bales and then deliver them to your own barn faster than the competing team.
Next knockout tournament in the Farming Simulator League: This coming weekend, the teams in the Farming Simulator League (FSL) will fight for more league points! The third FSL season enters its second half with the sixth event. Developer and publisher GIANTS Software organises the FSL, which has a prize pool of 250,000 euros, with the competitive e-sports mode of the Farming Simulator.
Excitement guaranteed with live broadcast from quarter-finals onwards
The final round of the last eight teams remaining in the tournament will be commented on in English and German language. The live broadcasts start on the official GIANTS Software channels on Twitch and Youtube from 10 am on Sunday, 16 May. Excitement is guaranteed as there are several manufacturing teams with identical points in the top league positions: Corteva Agriscience shares first place with Trelleborg, John Deere with Krone in third position, and with Hörmann, Lindner and mYinsanity three teams occupy sixth place. To get you in the mood, this highlight video shows some spectacular scenes from the last tournament.
Records of the first half of the season
In the tournaments so far, the teams have achieved remarkable records: Lindner is the double record holder, both with the most bales and the highest grain delivered in the silo. Valtra, the winner of the previous tournament, achieved the best score for the first bale delivered and the challengers from Team DAF achieved the highest total score so far.
Free E-Sports DLC available
Via the free Tournament Client for Season 3, every interested fan of Farming Simulator can take part in the FSL after registering. If successful in the qualifying rounds on the previous day, the challengers will finally be allowed to play against one of the seeded manufacturer teams. The competition is based on the PC version Farming Simulator 19 and requires teamwork and skill on a separate map in order to harvest grain together, produce bales and then deliver them to your own barn faster than the competing team.
More information is available on the FSL website at fsl.giants-software.com.