Hello everyone, this might not come as a surprise for e-sports fans who follow this stuff, but the developers were in the past testing various e-sports formats as alternatives to the popular 7/42 (which works in team battles as well). The testing was mostly closed, but currently, Wargaming US decided to organize an event in new format, which is 6/48. The fact that this format appears in the “open” does invite speculations, whether this will be the future of e-sports (in the past, it was discussed to actually use a 7/56 format). The WGL administrator wrote: Over the next several weeks, a series of tournaments will be introduced to test different formats for the WGL. All players that participate are requested to provide feedback on the proposed format, to help judge the utility of this format for future WGL seasons. Other formats will be tested as well in the future, as the quote says, so maybe we will see 7/56 still. The real question is, if the WGL format changes for all, will the team battles format change as well? Since team battles are considered to be an e-sports preparation, it’s completely possible…

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