Get ready for a hay-baling hootenanny with the new Farming Simulator esports league

Just in case you still had hope for 2019, Farming Simulator, developed by Giants Software, is getting its own professional esports league. Bare in mind, they’re only getting a professional league because the Farming Simulator Championship has been so popular in the past. So it’s your fault, really.

Christian Ammann, CEO of Giants Software and manager of the esports division “can’t wait to show the world that farming can indeed be fun and competitive at the same time. We believe we found the right mix of real farming and fun to play game elements to ensure everyone will find it entertaining.” The trailer did make me giggle, so I guess that counts as entertainment.

The new league will take place in Farming Simulator 19 and, just so you guys know, the bale stacking is being replaced with a competitive 3 vs 3 mode. The league will take place over 10 tournaments across Europe and the total prize pool is sitting at over R3 million.

More information about the events will be released in the near future. I’m holding thumbs for competitive pig wrestling and calf castration. Hoowee!

Farming Simulator 19 is available to play on PC, PS4, and Xbox One.

Fallout 76 nukes fan base with premium subscription offering