Please note that to help prevent the spread of the novel coronavirus, shared equipment including in person gaming is not currently available at this time. Please join us online for our esports tournaments.
Current Virtual Nintendo Switch Tournament Score Boards
SRC Mario Kart 8 Tournament – Every Wednesday at 5pm
*Contact the Creativity Commons with your contact information for prizes
What is Esports
Esports is a form of competition using video games. Popular esports games include multiplayer online battle arena (MOBA), first-person shooter (FPS), digital collectible card games, and arena games. The popularity of e-Sports is growing year by year with an estimated viewership of over 450 million viewers.
What kind of esports does the library offer?
Virtual Nintendo Switch tournaments for Mario Kart 8 and Super Smash Bros. are regularly scheduled. Players must have their own Nintendo Switch, game, and online access in order to participate in these tournaments. View our calendar of events to find out more.
Rules for Joining Virtual Nintendo Switch Tournaments
- You must have a Vancouver Island Regional Library card to be eligible for prizes.
- Play nice!
Can I borrow video games from the library?
Yes, the library offers the latest console games available to be borrowed through the collection. Vancouver Island Regional Library carries Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 4, PlayStation 5, XBOX One & XBOX X games.