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A new French-language site has popped up, revealing games like Street Fighter IV Ultra, Battlefield Hardline and FIFA 16 will all be included, with Championships occurring throughout the year across several different seasons and divisions.

Diving deeper into the site reveals tournaments are set to kick off this week to celebrate Paris Games Week in titles including Rocket League, Mortal Kombat X and more.

What's even more interesting is the fact that real money appears to be up for grabs in games here - the Project CARS website reveals a monthly stipend will be paid out to the top 32 players.

Great idea, built into PSN+ esports league with actual money prizes. thumb.gif

Sorry for the overload of Sony news today, but there is some juicy stuff going on.
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Thats actually a pretty awesome idea, and it would be cool if Steam or whatever platform offered such a function. Like the developer making a league with a prize pool or something or anybody else. Set prize pool and dates and create a league.
    
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whew there for a second I thought it said Sony to add League the game to the the platform
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Containing the Top 32 best players with a total monthly prize pool of €150.
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Yeah, it's low, but it's a start. Even winning $10 for a game you were planning on playing anyway is neat. Plus it can always be used as a platform for practice for bigger and more lucrative tournaments.
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Looks like Im getting a PS4 this Christmas smile.gif. Sony is stepping it up.
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Yeah, it's low, but it's a start. Even winning $10 for a game you were planning on playing anyway is neat. Plus it can always be used as a platform for practice for bigger and more lucrative tournaments.
You get $10,000 in iRacing.
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You get $10,000 in iRacing.

Gran Turismo you've got to become a real life race car drive though biggrin.gif.
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Gran Turismo you've got to become a real life race car drive though biggrin.gif.

Sorry, iRacing got that too.
Mazda CUP to be more specific, tho some are getting into real life cars via their accomplishments in different series, like Huttu.
And if I'm not mistaken skip barber was offering full tuition for their series to top driver/s.
In this, GTA, would seem like a better deal as you're getting into gt3.
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Interesting.... I feel like this could grow into something pretty cool.
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