Meta Plays described itself as a "community platform for multiple RTS games." Currently it covers Age of Mythology, Age of Empires IV, Halo Wars 2, and Spell Force 3. Previously it also covered StarCraft II, and Warcraft III.
Meta Plays: Season 5 (AoM)
Season 5 was announced to be one long-term event.
Meta Plays: Season 2 (AoE4)
On March 22, 2023 they announced on discord to not host another AoE4 season due to various reason.
Meta Plays: Season 4 (AoM)
The length of the Age of Mythology League Season 4 was changed from 6 down to 4 months. At the end of the "Pro League" season the so-called "Main Event", featuring all the prize money, will take place. The top 8 performing players of the three monthly qualifiers (based on the awarded Meta Plays Ladder Points) are allowed to participate. There will also be a "Amateur League", formerly known as "Skirmish" events. It was also announced that this season would be played on Voobly again and that the season would alternate between Voobly and Extended Edition until the release of Age of Mythology: Retold.
Meta Plays: Season 1 (AoE4)
Besides that, there also were "Skirmish" Tournaments for players with a maximum level of Platinum 3 in ranked ELO. On 25th September, however, it was announced that the Age of Empires IV Skirmish events for casual players were cancelled due to low sign ups. The only event that took place (on 28th August) was won by POPPINJIMBO ($10).
Meta Plays: Season 3 (AoM)
The "Skirmish" Tournaments for low ELO players on Extended Edition are also taking place again. These four side-events are crowd-funded and not cast by Meta Plays.
For the first time, there are also two 2v2 events, the so-called "Hands-Off" Tournaments. They are funded and covered by the community.
Meta Plays: Season 2 (AoM)
There also was the first edition of a seperate and initially "non-stakes" league, played on Extended Edition.
There also was a Deathmatch League, which was not organized by Meta Plays, however, it was hosted on the Meta Plays platform and Ladder Points were awarded to the players. Actually it already was the 2nd edition of the Deathmatch_League but it was the first one to be featured on Meta Plays. Due to low participation and interest, it was later cancelled.
Meta Plays: Season 1 (AoM)
Age of Empires IV
Age of Mythology
After the first showmatch, a new showmatch system was established.
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