09/23/21: TwitchCon’s 2022 return; DreamHack Winter to open doors; Riot’s big promotion
Thursday September 23, 2021 Good morning! This is your weekly Esports Brief. TwitchCon is back, as Twitch formally unveiled plans to return to in-person (although remaining “flexible”) events for the gathering in 2022 with date for both North American and European TwitchCons revealed via Twitter. North American TwitchCon will take place in San Diego in October of next year, while Amsterdam plays host to the European version next July.
In bringing back the event, which missed both 2020 as well as this year’s version, Twitch stated that with 2021 serving as the company’s biggest year of viewership growth and content creation. TwitchCon 2022 would serve as an outlet for new streamers in a move to “meet the communities they’ve created or been welcomed into.” COMPETITION Speaking of a return, DreamHack comes back to the Elmia Congress Center in Jönköping, Sweden for DreamHack Winter from Nov. 25-28. The LAN-only event will “celebrate DreamHack’s roots and beginnings” with four days of LAN activities, a small Expo, and a Main Stage with the event limited to 3222 LAN guests who will be required to show proof of vaccination or take an on-site Covid test upon arrival. The last pre-pandemic festival was DreamHack Anaheim in February 2020. “DreamHack has always been a place where you can come to connect, explore, win, play, and be yourself — so to be able to offer our first in-person in Sweden, where DreamHack began, means a lot to us,” said Marcus Lindmark, President DreamHack, SVP Project and Event Operations at ESL Gaming. “Gaming brought, and kept, us together over the last year and a half, so we know how much our visitors have missed these festivals and the community they offer. We have followed the guidance of health officials to implement some safety measures that we believe will allow everyone to have a safe experience at DreamHack Winter.”
Riot Games’ first-ever Wild Rift Horizon Cup will land in Singapore starting November 13. The top 10 teams to qualify through the regional qualifiers will be headed to the Suntec Singapore Convention and Exhibition Centre to fight for the first international title, with the Finals taking place on Nov. 21.
The Arena World Championship Grand Finals kicks off September 25, with teams battling it out to determine the best of the best across Europe and North America, with competition starting at 1p ET on Saturday and Sunday on YouTube. Four teams in each region enter the arena for their share of the $300,000 prize pool and the prestigious title of AWC: Shadowlands 2021 Grand Finals Champions. Casting duties will go to Elliott “Venruki” Venczel, Sid “Supatease” Compston, Gillian “Eiya” Long and Mohammed “Ziqo” Beshir.
Valve announced that Dota 2 fans will, after all, be able to attend The International 10, although in a limited capacity with group stage competition set to start on Oct. 7. The event will run in Bucharest, Romania, with tickets going on sale starting Sept. 22. Valve and its organizing partners are requiring every attendee to be at least 10 days past their final vaccination shot. All attendees will need to show proof of vaccination status and a valid ID.
Overwatch League is adding fuel to the postseason, announcing that Blizzard will reveal Overwatch 2 updates live during the Grand Finals on Sept. 25. Content will include an OW2 exhibition match and looks at new looks and reworks for Sombra and Bastion.
The Clash Royale League World Finals 2021 will run Dec. 3-5, according to a Supercell announcement. Thirty-two players from around the world will compete for a share of the $1,020,000 prize pool. The event will become the first individual world championship for Clash Royale since the Crown Championship World Finals in 2017. EBS UPDATES After making headlines earlier this year with a move to NRG and the NRG Thoom House, famed content creators Daequan and Hamlinz are heading to EBS to talk shop! Join us in a special session on Opening Night as the duo break down life in front of a camera, best practices for working with sponsors, the keys to producing content for millions, their “disappearance” and the hype leading up to their return. Do not miss this special event as we return live for EBS 2021!
With over 125 global partnerships, including over 100 Member Federations, the Global Esports Federation spans the globe, working with international brands, publishers, and developers to cultivate competition along with developing communities and the connection between sport, esports and technology. Now, for the first time, the GEF is coming to EBS, with GEF CEO Paul Foster addressing “The Future of Entertainment: Metaverse, Confluence and Joy of Esports, Sports, Music and Fun.” Don’t miss it.
Get your tickets to EBS and The Tempest Awards NOW by clicking here. STREAM HATCHET TRENDS Live streaming platforms like Twitch have been slowly expanding beyond gamingcontent. Podcasts, talk shows, and even financial news have emerged as topics of interest. Along with these new content opportunities lies the abundance of live streamed sports games. In the age of cable cutting, sites like Twitch or YouTube could be the perfect home for sports with the added benefits of reaching new, younger audiences while also leveraging live chat. This week, Stream Hatchet analyzes the growth of sports content on Twitch in 2021.
· The “Sports” category on Twitch has increased 151% from January to August this year. The inclusion of leagues like the NBA using Twitch to broadcast playoff games has substantially helped the growth.
· The NFL extended its deal with Amazon to stream all Thursday Night Football games on Twitch from 2023-2033. This will likely continue to push sports towards live streaming and raise the category’s viewership to new heights.
· Many sports leagues and even individual teams already have Twitch channels making the conversion to live streaming almost seamless. However, broadcast rights remain the biggest obstacle.
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DON’T MISS OUT: GRAB YOUR PASS NOW SPONSORSHIP & ACTIVATION Gaming accessory maker and gaming headset brand Turtle Beach, along with its PC peripherals brand ROCCAT, launched all-new custom, limited-edition gaming gear in collaboration with Dr Disrespect. Turtle Beach, ROCCAT, and the gaming personality stepping into The Arena for a limited time with a Champion Grade gaming headset, mouse, keyboard, and mousepad that sold out almost immediately. “We are honored to have worked side by side with the Doc to develop and refine a unique and powerful line of gaming gear worthy of the award-winning, back-to-back champion, gaming lord, and his legion of Champions Club members,” said Juergen Stark, Chairman and CEO, Turtle Beach Corporation. “Firm handshakes all around to our teams at Turtle Beach and ROCCAT who took Doc’s vision and forged these ruthless tools of dominance.”
SummaForte locked in a sponsorship with Lazarus Esports to launch a health awareness campaign to promote the “performance as well as the physical and mental well-being of esports gamers.” Each week a collaborative video titled “SummaMoment” will be shared on YouTube, Tik-Tok, Twitter and Instagram demonstrating the Lazarus talent performing their content, while also elevating their overall health and wellness.
Fnatic revealed Crypto.com as its inaugural Global Cryptocurrency Partner. The multi-year deal is worth more than $15 million. The partnership is Crypto.com’s first-ever in esports. The multi-faceted partnership will see Crypto.com’s logo featured on the collarbone of Fnatic team jerseys. Fnatic will also offer fans numerous rewards and “money-can’t-buy experiences” – including with existing Crypto.com partners – for Crypto.com users purchasing Fnatic goods. The partners will also launch new digital products, such as exclusive Fnatic NFTs in the near future.
PlayVS locked in a partnership with Special Olympics North America to serve as the official high school esports league operator stateside for Special Olympics Unified esports. With the deal, PlayVS will provide the platform and support a dedicated Unified esports league for Special Olympics Unified Champion Schools and students.
Esports Entertainment Group and its tournament platform Esports Gaming League are teaming with Gears of War developer The Coalitionfor the EGL Open Series. Spanning nine months, the tournament will run on EGL’s platform where operators can track player performances, rankings as well as the leaderboard. The EGL Open Series final is set to take place in June 2022.
G3 Esports partnered with Comtrade Gaming. The two companies will collaborate to provide player account management and backend infrastructure for G3’s upcoming esports wagering platform.
Also teaming up are Super League Gaming and Production Resource Group.The partnership aims to provide a full spectrum of event support to the esports community. PRG will provide Super League Gaming with its production services, including camera, virtual production, audio, broadcasting, operations and content team to help the platform with operating tournaments and producing esports broadcasts with shareable digital content. TEAMS Complexity Gaming announced that TimTheTatman, one of the most popular esports personalities with more than 18 million social followers, joined that organization, which is a part of the GameSquare Esports group of companies. “Joining the Complexity team has been an amazing journey,” said TimTheTatman. “I’ve followed Complexity’s success and I am impressed with their commitment to winning in top-tier esports and the loyalty of their fans. The connection with the Dallas Cowboys and the support of Jerry Jones is outstanding. I’m a lifelong Cowboys fan so this is a special opportunity within esports. My tour of the Complexity headquarters at the Star in Frisco was world-class; no esports facility comes close. When Complexity and GameSquare invited me to join the team, it was an easy yes. Jason Lake has built an amazing team at Complexity and Justin Kenna is building something special at GameSquare. I am excited to get started.” GameSquare and Complexity intend to work with TimTheTatman to create exclusive merchandise collections that represent Complexity’s history and his personality.
Team Liquid is hitting next month’s World Championship action in Iceland with a lineup of unique activations and offerings that will help connect the squad to its global fanbase. The campaign, Together We Rise, will feature a mix of viewing parties, original apparel, custom content, fan contests and some memorable social media activities Content will be housed on the Liquid+ Experience Page.
TSM FTX extended its partnership with Advocate, as the two parties continue to collaborate on producing branded Twitch activations. It includes in-stream image rotators, customized chatbot message and full-channel takeovers and interactive videos.
Gen.G and Sacramento Municipal Utility District are joining forces this Fall to host the Colts Generational Gaming Academy. The experiential after-school program takes “the passion students have for gaming and will turn it into a launchpad for engagement in STEM, sustainability, and innovation.” 100 students were selected to participate in the 20-week after-school program, which launches on October 4.
FuzzyBot, a new independent game development studio, raised a $3.5M Seed Round led by BITKRAFT Ventures with participation from Sisu Games Ventures and 1Up Ventures. The capital will be used to scale the team and further accelerate development of their first game. Founded by Electronic Arts (EA) veterans Tatyana Dyshlova, former Lead Producer at EA, and Max Spielberg, former Design Director at EA, the new studio will look to create cross-genre, co-op games.
Riot Games promoted Ryan Crosby to the role of President of Publishing. He joined the company earlier this year as Head of Global Entertainment Marketing and Consumer Products. In his new role, Crosby will lead Riot’s Worldwide Publishing group of over 1,000 team members in 20+ global offices.
Esports tournament organizer and media network BLAST appointed Tom Greene as its Chief Growth Officer. He joins after six years working with Wizarding World, where Greene ran Pottermore Publishing, the digital publisher of Harry Potter and Fantastic Beasts ebooks and audiobooks. READYUP GAMES OF THE WEEK TIME TO CELEBRATE
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