Esports match and gaming occasions organizer DreamHack introduced Thursday that DreamHack Leipzig 2021 won’t be an in-person occasion attributable to ongoing considerations concerning the COVID-19 pandemic and associated journey and security restrictions.
As an alternative, the corporate introduced DreamHack Leipzig – House Version, which inspires the neighborhood to “come collectively in small teams at house, in gaming bars, or different places” from Jan. 22-24, 2021, with competitions being performed on-line.
Neighborhood members can participate within the occasion by visiting taking part venues equivalent to LVL-Berlin, the 1337 Camp, and TaKe’s Gaming Bar.
A full accounting of sponsors, companions, and competitions weren’t disclosed on the time of writing, although DreamHack Leipzig has up to now hosted Majors for Dota 2 and Counter-Strike: World Offensive, and different competitions.
DreamHack says that the 2022 version of the occasion will return to the Leipzig Commerce Truthful grounds in Leipzig, Germany, Jan. 28 – 30, 2022.
Guardian firm Fashionable Instances Group introduced in September that it might merge DreamHack and ESL into one entity, however each corporations would retain their branding and proceed to function tournaments and occasions.