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Rio 2016 Summer Olympics Event

Posted by adammcd, on Aug 01 2016 8:52 AM

Continuing the Summer of Sport, the Rio 2016 Summer Olympics opening ceremony takes place on August 5th and the closing ceremony closes out the event on August 21st. To mark the occasion here at GameBattles we have a number of events planned throughout the Olympics.


Ladder Double XP Events


GameBattles will be offering Double XP on the following Olympic Sports Games while the Summer Olympics take place:

Join the Olympic athletes in competing in the video game equivalents of these Olympic Sports. The top placed teams on each ladder will receive an Olympic Medal badge to reward your success!

Top 5

Top 10 Top 15

Double XP will run 12:00 AM EDT 8/5 - 11:59 PM EDT 8/21

*FIFA Doubles & UT excluded from badges


Forum Event


The GameBattles Medal Predictor returns! An Olympic Profile Badge & 50 MLG Credits are on offer, Check out the options and cast your prediction in the GameBattles Medal Predictor Forum Thread.

Predictions close @ 11:59 PM EDT 8/5


Community Badges


Want to earn yourself a Rio Olympic Mascot Badge for your profile? The following badges are available for those who play the required number of ladder matches during the 2016 Summer Olympics!

25 Matches Played

50 Matches Played

Matches counted between 12:00 AM EDT 8/5 - 11:59 PM EDT 8/21


Site Wide Double XP


Here at GameBattles we are behind our US Olympic team 100%. To show our support and appreciation for our athletes we plan to run Site Wide Double XP based on the number of Gold Medals achieved by the team during the 2016 Summer Olympics.

  • 0-9 = 1 day of Site Wide Double XP

  • 10-24 = 2 days

  • 25-39 = 3 days

  • 40+ = 4 days

Double XP will apply to Team and MLG XP and begin at 12:00 AM 8/26, hopefully running until 11:59 PM 8/29.


Premium A La Carte Sale


GameBattles Premium Members will receive 40% Off Double XP Days, Username Changes & Overall/Arena Record Resets, August 27th starting at 12:00 AM EDT - 11:59 PM EDT. Premium Members also receive Free Double XP Day(s) for each month of their membership.

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