04JuneXbox is associated with Special Olympics for Video Game CompetitionTime: Jun. 4, 2018 From: SCDKey
After introducing an innovative adaptive controller for Xbox One, Microsoft began helping people in need by announcing a special tournament.
The company behind Xbox One has announced that it will host the first videogame tournament for the Games in Seattle in association with the Special Olympics. The Xbox Gaming Tournament at the Special Olympics of the United States 2018 will be held on Monday, July 2 from 1:00 p.m to 4:00 p.m in the Lyceum Hall of the University of Washington.
Phil Spencer, head of gaming at Microsoft, said that "At Microsoft, we believe that gaming is for everyone so we’re proud to pilot the first gaming tournament at the Special Olympics USA Games this summer", "Competitive video gaming is enjoyed by players around the world, and our goal with this pilot tournament is to challenge biases and breakdown barriers while providing an empowering and fun experience for all players".
Microsoft organized qualification events in Microsoft stores to unite the eight teams for the tournament. The teams will compete in Forza Motorsport 7, the Microsoft racing game for Xbox One.
For the visitors of the event, Microsoft will also have playable kiosks with a variety of games, including Forza Motorsport 7, Super Lucky's Tale and Minecraft, in case you need an update before the tournament.