Mettlestate & Incredible Connection Announces R100 000 Apex Legends All Star Tournament

Esports and gaming content specialist Mettlestate has teamed up with Incredible Connection to bring gamers one of the biggest Apex esports competitions in the country. Competitors will be fighting for a prize pool of R100 000 in cash and prizes.

Mettlestate, in partnership with Incredible Connection, ASUS Republic of Gamers, Intel Gaming and NVIDIA, has set the stage for South African teams to fight for the prestige (and the winner’s share of the prize pool) in the Respawn Entertainment game Apex Legends. This battle royale is incredibly popular among gamers, and this tournament is sure to put them to the test.

Registrations officially opened on 30 August 2021. Gamers have until 15 September to sign up, and they can do so here. The entrants will compete in three weeks of group stages. Thereafter, the top teams will go through to the grand finals. The grand finals will be hosted online in order to accommodate COVID-19 health and safety protocols. They will be streamed on the Incredible Connection Twitch channel.

The schedule for Apex Legends All Stars is as follows:

15 September
16:00 SAST: Registrations close
19:00 SAST: Group stages begin

22 September
Week 2 of group stages

29 September
Week 3 of group stages

6 October
Grand finals

Mettlestate’s Community Manager, Carly Twaddle, is pleased to see big tech brands getting behind the gaming scene. “It is great to see a goliath brand like Incredible Connection getting involved in South African esports. The All Star Gaming side of the company is making waves in our community”, says Twaddle. “Online gaming has surged in popularity, and brands like Incredible Connection need to keep up with the growth. We can’t wait to bring yet another big esports event to the gamers of South Africa.”

Fans can keep up with the tournament on:, and Mettlestate’s Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, YouTube and TikTok pages.

By Andrew Germishuys

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