What you need to know about eXTREMESLAND CS:GO Festival 2020 Oceania

by Juandi

With the fifth iteration of eXTREMESLAND’s annual event kicking off on Friday, CSGO2ASIA.com presents a comprehensive viewer’s guide for the eXTREMESLAND CS:GO Festival 2020 Oceania playoffs, which will feature a total prize pool of US$1,500.

UPDATE: Downfall Gaming was replaced by Animal Squad due to the squad disbandment.

The playoffs for eXTREMESLAND CS:GO Festival 2020 Oceania is upon us, taking place in an online environment on December 18-20. The tournament will commence with four invited teams and the other four successfully securing their spots through the open qualifier, which was held last week.

The list of participants features many notable teams from Australia and New Zealand. R!OT, VERTEX, and Downfall Gaming are among the top ten Oceanic rosters that have been invited to compete. R!OT comes as a replacement for Paradox Gaming due to schedule conflicts.

GroupChat, DoMilk, Team SYLYX, and Bizarre made it through to the playoffs after defeating 26 other teams in the open qualifier. Bizarre will be attending its first big event since its formation three weeks prior to winning the open qualifier, accompanied by three other qualified teams.

Teams for the eXTREMESLAND CS:GO Festival 2020 Oceania Playoffs can be found below:

This year’s edition of eXTREMESLAND differs from previous years, with the tournament divided into five regional plays, including Oceania. This tournament will be one of the closing events for the Oceanic Counter-Strike scene in 2020. Unfortunately, it lacks the presence of the region’s top dogs such as Renegades, ORDER, and AVANT Gaming.

Full Schedule:

Photo courtesy of eXTREMESLAND

The tournament will feature a best-of-one (BO1) double elimination system for the playoffs and will culminate with a best-of-three (BO3) grand final on Sunday. Matches will kick off on Friday, December 18. All times are displayed in SGT (UTC +8):

Friday, December 18
16.00 – VERTEX vs DoMilk
17.00 – R!OT vs Bizarre
18.00 – Downfall vs GroupChat
19.00 – Control vs Team SLYLYX

Saturday, December 19

Sunday, December 20

eXTREMESLAND CS:GO Festival 2020 will provide live commentary over the course of the event. Oceanic viewers will see familiar faces on the broadcast, with all matches being broadcasted live via eXTREMESLAND’s official Twitch channel here.

The full talent lineup is as follows:

Photo courtesy of eXTREMESLAND

The prize pool for eXTREMESLAND CS:GO Festival 2020 Oceania will be distributed in the following way:

  1. US$1,000
  2. US$500

CSGO2ASIA is an official Global Media Partner for the ZOWIE eXTREMESLAND CS:GO Festival 2020.

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