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The recent shootings in Dayton and El Paso are truely hard breaking and our thoughts go out to the victims and their families. Over 30 people died and several injured due to the cowardly acts of terrorism.
The EXP Invitational Apex Legends at X Games tournament was due to be rebroadcast this Sunday, August 11, on ABC. However, it has been pulled from being aired. Posted to Twitter by esports consultant Rod Breslau, explains that this was done “Out of respect for the victims and all those impacted by the recent shootings”.
The Apex Legends tournament in question took place at Minneapolis on August 2 and 3, and a condensed, hour-long highlight show was planned for broadcast this weekend. It was due to be Apex Legends’ first appearance on TV in the US. The letter explaining its removal is dated August 6, two days after the mass shooting in Dayton took place.
Glitchtech Gaming’s thoughts are out with the victims are their families. We home these acts of terrorism never happen again.