What can we tell you about this year’s nominees for the Saxxy Awards that hasn’t already been said a million times over in the international cinematic press? That these entries will make you laugh? Cry? Cry a lot? Will make you cry so much you’ll have to go to a special hospital? Will move you to quit your job and give your life over to charity? Will actually literally make you a better person by watching them?

No, there’s no point in telling you what you already know. The only thing left to do is check out the nominees!

It’s time again for the Annual Saxxy Awards! Entries have been submitted, folks, so it’s time to nurse your hangover with creative SFM videos all day long. Click here to watch and vote for your favorite entries. Laugh! Cry! Get absolutely nothing done at work or school! Voting ends 3PM PDT on Tuesday, March 13th, and nominees will be announced Wednesday, March 14th, so get to voting!

Denmark, literary home of fairytales and Vikings, is soon to play host to Team Fortress 2 at the 2018 Copenhagen Games. KritzKast, in cahoots with TeamSourceTF and r/sfm, are looking for your SFM stills to spice up the joint Highlander and 6v6 LAN. You have until March 19th to create the perfect picture, appealing to such eccentric categories as “most fighters”, “most Danish thing” and “best depiction of damage”. Full details can be found on Twitter, and by visiting TeamSourceTF’s Discord.

Art by: Toby

We look forward to this every year, and now the time has come! Submissions are now open for The Seventh Annual Saxxy Awards!

Final submissions are due Thursday, March 8th, at 3:00PM PST, but we highly recommend you submit versions earlier in the week to guard against unforeseen networking or computer problems. We want to see those submissions, so get them in! Check out the guidelines to learn more.

Prolander is coming to Europe! RGL.gg is hosting a FREE one day cup for the European community. It’s open to players of all skill levels! RGL will separate teams into divisions of eight teams of similar skill. Meaning if you’re on a team of new competitive players, you don’t have to worry about playing against the top players. On top of having fair divisions, 50% of the teams who enter will win keys! In each skill division, the top four teams will win keys.

The cup is on March 18th, starting at 3pm CET. Every team will play three matches, on payload and king of the hill maps. The cup will last about six hours. New team registration ends on March 15th. Players who are looking for a team can post in the LFT section of the RGL cup website. More information and registration is at the Cup.RGL.gg website.

An update to Team Fortress 2 has been released. The update will be applied automatically when you restart Team Fortress 2. The major changes include:

  • Ended the Jungle Inferno Campaign
  • Added a contracts-only pass to allow players who did not participate in the Jungle Inferno Campaign to access the Jungle Inferno contracts. This pass does not grant campaign-specific perks such as the enhanced Casual Badge.

Ready Up: Competitive Team Fortress 2 is a film produced by Marketplace.tf about the competitive Team Fortress 2 esports scene, a scene that has thrived continuously on the community’s support. From pro players and viewers, to casters and producers, as well programmers and designers, the film explores a look into the creation of competitive 6v6 over the past 10 years.

The film will be premiering on February 18th 8:00PM ET / 5:00PM PT, live at ESA Rewind II before the Invite Grand Finals at Esports Arena in Santa Ana, CA. Additionally, you can tune into ESA’s Twitch channel.