ProBots Returns with 2023 Season 1 Preview

Welcome back to ProBots! We’re thrilled to kick off another exciting season of AI competition. We know you’ve been eagerly waiting for this, and we want to extend a heartfelt thank you for your patience and continued support. The first season of 2023 is finally here, and it’s time to crown a new champion!

This preview post aims to cover key information for the 1st season of ProBots 2023.

Key Dates

  • Ladder Cut off – July 3rd, 2023 23:50 PM UTC
  • First Bot Submission – July 10th, 2023
  • First Broadcast – July 27th, 2023
  • ¬†Second Bot Submission – August 7th, 2023
  • Final Bot Submission – August 21st, 2023
  • Humans vs ProBots – August 25th, 2023
  • Grand Finals – September 9th, 2023


This season, we’re sticking with the tried and true format of group stages leading into a single elimination bracket. This ensures plenty of action and suspense throughout the season!

Map Pool

Our bots will be battling it out on the following maps:

  • GresvanAIE
  • GoldenauraAIE
  • InfestationStationAIE
  • RoyalBloodAIE
  • DragonScalesAIE
  • AncientCisternAIE

We can’t wait to see how our competitors adapt to these unique battlegrounds!¬†

Check out this season’s rules

New Season, New Channel

If you missed it from last season, Probots has moved from the ESChamp channel to its own dedicated channel on
Subscribe so you know when we go live.

Also, we understand that this season is starting a bit later than usual, and we appreciate your understanding and patience. Your unwavering support and enthusiasm have been instrumental in keeping the ProBots community alive and thriving. As we gear up for another season of intense competition, we’re looking forward to seeing both familiar faces and new challengers in the arena. Whether you’re a bot author, an AI enthusiast, or just a fan of competitive gaming, we hope you’ll join us for ProBots 2023!