IDC/Games & Turtle Entertainment, founder and organizer of the ESL, announced today that Zula Europe will be added to the list of games in the ESL. Contests will take the classic ESL format, like OPEN & Go4 and a Ladder 5v5, and have weekly & monthly format, with to-be-announced prizes.

The first competition will come the February 4th, where a non-ranked cup will take place, followed by the ladder in the coming weeks. The website for the competition is already active.

Players can already sign up for the game on the website here and start getting ready for the competitions.

Zula is designed to achieve the best competitive environment and with E-Sports in mind. In the origin country of the creators of Zula, Turkey, there are already many teams and players competing every day on the highest level and currently this shooter is among the most popular of the genre.

Zula is a free-to-play online first-person-shooter. In Zula the players will discover real unique locations as Istanbul, Northern Iraq, Brazilian favelas, Middle East or Bosphorus Strait, in both outdoor and indoor maps. Ten maps are available for now, all of them have their own particularities and offer a unique challenge. Players will totally immerse themselves in the world of Zula thanks to impressively realistic graphics.

Gamers can choose between two different factions of fighters: Zula, a group of vigilantes misunderstood as an organized crime syndicate and Gladyo, an international paramilitary force that has infiltrated almost every military organization worldwide.

The game contains various game modes such as Team Deathmatch, Capture the Flag, Free for All and Wanted. Sixteen playable characters, inspired by popular TV heroes with a unique background story, are available. In order to achieve an authentic feel, all character outfits and equipment are based on exact paramilitary specs. Moreover, players will have the choice between more than 150 weapons and new ones are regularly added to the game as well as items.