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Esports.gg’s Top Stories of the Week (Feb. 25-March 2)

Get the scoop on what’s happening in various esports communities. Here are Esports.gg’s articles of the week!

This week's stories showcase the passion of the fighting game community, the competitive aspect of Minecraft, more VCT LOCK//IN gameplay, a preview of how eRuse will celebrate International Women's Day, and more! Let's review the past week and spotlight some news.

Women of the eRena returns with Fortnite tournament

On March 8, which marks International Women's Day, the Women of the eRena will return for some epic Fortnite competition. The event will highlight 50 all-women duos duking it out for the lion's share of the $75,000 prize pool!

Fortnite might get proximity chat

Fortnite Chapter 4 Season 2 is almost here, and we've gathered every leak of the upcoming season. Perhaps one of the most spicy of these is the possible addition of Fortnite is proximity chat. If it arrives, then players will get to communicate with others whenever they're near each other.

Cammy is back in Street Fighter 6

Cammy's return to Street Fighter 6 means fanart, opinions, and a whole lot of thirst. Twitter was taken by storm when her trailer got revealed, with many fans gushing over her pose. Fans were quick to create artwork of her new design as well. Cammy's moves are fast, but the internet is faster.

Beyond the Summit lets go of staff

Next, production company Beyond the Summit (BTS) announced that it's closing down and laying off its employees. According to co-founder David "LD" Gorman, it's due to a bleak financial outlook. BTS spent 11 years in tournament production for games such as Dota 2, Super Smash Bros., CS:GO, and more.

The VCT LOCK//IN action continues

Check out this week's plethora of VALORANT Champions Tour (VCT) content! We've got a bunch of new interviews alongside live results plus an in-depth analysis on the FNATIC versus NAVI rivalry. Stay tuned to find out who will reach the grand finals among the 30 best VALORANT teams.

Lima Major highlights Dota 2 passion

Looking for Lima Major's live updates, scores, results, and other details? Search no further! We've got you covered in our comprehensive piece about every bracket and team playing at the first international Dota Pro Circuit (DPC) tournament of 2023.

Overwatch 2 adds One Punch Man skin

If you think only Doomfist and Soldier: 76 will receive skins of characters from the One Punch Man anime, then think again! Kiriko will also join the shenanigans in Overwatch 2's upcoming One Punch Man crossover. Her skin draws inspiration from Terrible Tornado.

Reaching Hearthstone Legend in two regions

Despite the recent cuts to the Hearthstone esports program, some players like Kyle "McBanterFace" Spigelman continue to search for success. After going into full competitive mode, McBanterFace achieved double #1 Legend spots in two Hearthstone servers just before the season's end!

World of Warcraft players get clown transmog

Ready to clown around? World of Warcraft players can now earn the Darkmoon Harlequin's Bells Ensemble. To do this, collect 1,000 Travel Points in the March Traveler's Log. Get started by completing quests and challenges.

OpTic Gaming interview with Ghosty

Dan "Ghosty" Rothe is OpTic Gaming's first, full-time amateur arrival since the start of the Call of Duty League (CDL). In the past 12 months, he's achieved unparalleled stardom! Ghosty also sat down with Esports.gg to talk about the transition to the big leagues.

Twitch Rivals Squid Craft 2 shenanigans

And last, but not least, we've got you covered with all the details about the Twitch Rivals Minecraft competition! Squid Craft 2 involves 200 streamers playing survival games in Minecraft. Whoever wins will receive a whopping $100,000 USD!

That's all for now. As always, stay tuned on Esports.gg for more news and updates!