- Gfinity, a leading eSports business, has been appointed as the official global tournament partner for Microsoft's Turn 10 Studios' Forza Racing Championship on Xbox.

Gfinity said this exclusive partnership helped to further establish the company as an industry leader in international eSports tournament design and execution. Forza RC is a four-week competition beginning with an invitational event at Microsoft's flagship store on Fifth Avenue, New York, showcasing 18 of ForzaRC's Elite players from around the world.

Following the invitational event, players can then participate in two different competitions: in Forza Motorsport 6 for Elite drivers and Forza Horizon 3 for casual players.

Gfinity will provide the bespoke platform technology which will host the tournament and broadcast both the online and offline Forza RC competitions around the world for the first time via Twitch, a video platform and community for gamers.

Chief executive Neville Upton said: "Everyone at Gfinity is extremely proud to be appointed by Microsoft to manage their prestigious Forza Racing Championship and our technology and expertise means we are capable of showcasing such an important tournament.

"Gfinity has spent years dedicated to building the best eSports tournament designs and platforms in the world, and we are beginning to receive international recognition for it.

"Microsoft and Xbox have always been at the forefront in gaming, and we are looking forward to working closely with their world class team to deliver the most exciting and engaging Forza tournament ever."

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