Game over! Online gamers take aim over nonpayment of winnings
Who is really to blame for the Cape Town 10s gamers not being paid, and what do they intend to do about it?
The Cape Town 10s multisports tournament may have been praised for bringing e-sports into its repertoire, but its winning cyber-athletes haven’t been paid five months after the fact.
The event – and its organisers – have been called out on social media for failing to pay out prizes. But it appears they might be taking aim at the wrong targets.
The 11-year-old multisport festival has remained a popular fixture on the Cape Town calendar, and last year it was announced that e-sports – competitive PC and console gaming – would be a new attraction at the festival, which took place in February this year...