CouchWarriors League News

CouchWarriors League Schedule Update: October Ranbats, Adelaide Mini-Major Announced!

Mon, 04 Oct 2021 21:59:03

A new month in the CouchWarriors League brings fresh opportunities to score ranking points in your favourite games. Here are the dates and sign-up links for all our October ranbats and CWL Online events – plus, a new mini-major presented by CouchWarriors SA! Remember, you can have event information emailed to you every month by subscribing to our newsletter! You can also send us your highlig...

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GG:Strive Joins CWL Online With First Interstate Showdown

Mon, 30 Aug 2021 01:27:09

When we write fighting game history, 2021 is going to go down as the Year of Gear. The bold presentation and fortuitous timing of Guilty Gear: Strive has brought the hard-rocking franchise from the fringe of the FGC into the mainstream. And the willingness of Arc System Works to remodel some aspects of the core system has invited many new Guilty Gear players to make Strive their entry point, mixin...

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CouchWarriors League New Points System Aug 2021

Sat, 14 Aug 2021 08:34:34

If you ask the question, “why are the CouchWarriors events all called Ranbats?”  It’s short for Ranking Battle – a long standing tradition in the community, offering players an incentive to compare their progress and get ever stronger! Today we’re announcing an update to the point system to make it more inclusive of players of all levels. Of course, all our Ranking B...

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#BANC – Battle Arena NightClub Interviews & Recap

Mon, 02 Aug 2021 05:42:56

Sunday, July 11th saw a year of pent-up competitive energy unleashed from a highly unusual venue. Inflation Nightclub and Entertainment Complex has been a party fixture on Melbourne’s King Street for decades, but they’d never seen anything quite like the crowd of 240+ FGC diehards hollering over the noise of the venue to celebrate a knockout blow.  With a brief window to take advantage of...

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ASTRO STEPS INTO THE RING AS THE PRESENTING PARTNER OF COUCHWARRIORS LEAGUE AND BAM

Thu, 08 Jul 2021 03:48:41

Australia’s premier fighting game esports league and its major event, are now powered by ASTRO GAMING MEDIA RELEASE: ASTRO Gaming today announced it will be pulling on the gloves and supporting the Australian Fighting Game Community as it becomes the presenting partner of CouchWarriors League and BAM (Battle Arena Melbourne) for 2021-22. As the exclusive partner for headsets, CouchWarriors ...

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BAM 2021 – Postponed to 2022. New Melbourne July Event planned

Thu, 24 Jun 2021 08:23:00

To all the FGC community from the dedicated BAM team, we are announcing the postponenment of BAM 2021. After careful consideration of the COVID safety state across Australia, and discussions with the venue we have taken the difficult decision to postpone. We are moving BAM to its traditional month of May, 2022.  In its place, for those that can attend in Melbourne on July 11th, we will have a spe...

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CouchWarriors League Recap – May 2021

Sun, 06 Jun 2021 19:56:39

The fires of competition have burned more brightly than ever before across the CouchWarriors League, as we count down the days before the long-awaited BAM12 major. The month of May set a new all-time record for most ranking points on offer, impacting the race across all five CWL games. In the past, the league rankings have often been dominated by a handful of regional champions who can reliably sc...

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BAM12 Registration Roundup!

Sun, 30 May 2021 19:38:28

Get hype! The biggest AusFGC news of the year is the biggest AusFGC event of the year: BAM 2021. Battle Arena Melbourne is making its comeback in 2021. Held from July 9th-11th, #BAM12 will feature the peak of competitive play for fighting games across Australia as part of the CouchWarriors League, as well as a rare chance for our top talent to battle world-class opposition. Expanding the gaming on...

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CouchWarriors League 2021 – The Season So Far!

Tue, 11 May 2021 23:16:44

Get ready for the next battle – because CouchWarriors League is back for 2021! Rising from the ashes of last year like a wakeup shoryu, Australia’s first unified fighting game circuit has begun a fresh season, now with more games and more events to compete in! With monthly ranbat events in four state centers and the revamped CouchWarriors Online Series, there’s a huge expansion in the am...

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MWAVE and CouchWarriors League Partnership 2021

Sun, 09 May 2021 03:23:48

We are proud to announce Mwave is supporting CouchWarriors League, which incliudes BAM, as PC Retail Partner! Mwave have long been a fantastic supporter of the scene, providing digital prize vouchers and the latest awesome tech for our online tournaments in 2020.  Building on that tradition, Mwave is officially supporting the league through 2021 To celebrate, MAY IS MWAVE MONTH and we hav...

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