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24th Aug 2007 (London, United Kingdom) - XLEAGUE.TV, the UK’s first dedicated eSports television channel and website, is proud to announce that it will be giving away a total of?10,000 for its first Halo 3 Competition.

The 4 vs 4 tournament registration opens on 26th September to coincide with the game’s release. Due for release on 26th September, Halo 3 has captured the imagination of not just gamers, but XLEAGUE.TV.“The launch of Halo 3 is a landmark in the gaming world. The prize fund of?10,000 is a significant increase to our previous prize funds, but we felt it necessary to give such a game the prominence it deserves” Ray Mia, XLEAGUE.TV Channel Manager.

The prize breakdown is as follows:

1st Place -?5000

2nd Place -?2500

3rd Place -?1500

4th Place–?1000

More information regarding the tournament will be announced over the following weeks.

Check out www.XLEAGUE.TV or tune into Sky Channel 279.


XLEAGUE.TV is the UK’s first dedicated eSports channel and fully integrated website launched in May 2007. The revolutionary channel, which broadcasts on Sky channel 279, offers a comprehensive range of services to its members including leagues and tournaments, customisable user profiles, match scheduling and club and team creation. By competing on www.xleague.tv, gamers can win the opportunity to be invited to the studio for the chance to play on television.

The channel was launched at a cost of?5 million and is part of the Portland Media Group. XLEAGUE.TV has a wealth of In-house facilities include production, post-production and play-out, as well as an advertising agency, a media buying and planning department and a modelling agency.

For further press information or interviews please contact Sam Espensen at Limelight PR - 0207 821 9210 sam@limelightpr.co.uk or XLEAGUE.TV Marketing Manager, Lee Catania– 0207 308 5271 lee.catania@nasnet.co.uk

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