Esports Challenge Acting as Lead-in on Super Bowl Week
4 Feb, 2021
ESE Entertainment Inc. (TSXV: ESE) (OTCQB: ENTEF) (the "Company" or "ESE") is pleased to announce it has partnered with the National Football League Alumni Association ("NFLA"), the American Cancer Society, and ESTV (Esports TV), to organize the "Madden The Yard Legends Challenge" esports event (the "Event").
The Event will be four-days, from February 3 to February 6, 2021, which will lead into the Esports Super Bowl Championship on the week of the Super Bowl. The Event will be bringing together professional NFL players and alumni, like former Tom Brady teammate and Super Bowl Champion Shane Vereen, and 4-time Pro Bowler and former star running back for the Green Bay Packers Ahman Green. The Event will also bring together professional gamers, and gaming enthusiasts. Participants will be playing Madden, which is a football video game. There will be daily events including gaming tournaments, live virtual music concert, networking events, broadcasting, and extensive social media interaction.
The event will be broadcast on ESTV's TV channel, Twitch, YouTube and Facebook, as well as through other distribution partners including Amazon Fire TV, Samsung TV Plus, Roku TV, Sling TV and more.
ESE will be assisting with the organization and execution of the Event and through the participation of ESE's professional esports team, K1CK.
Eric Yoon, CEO of ESTV commented "ESTV is excited to be partnering with ESE Entertainment on this Super Bowl event. We anticipate attendance from many athletes and influencers, further shining a spotlight on esports. The synergy between ESE and ESTV is clear, and we look forward to doing more together soon."
"ESE is thrilled to partner with ESTV, the NFL Alumni Association, and the American Cancer Association for this Super Bowl Week gaming event. The Super Bowl is already the most viewed sporting and television event in the United States, so it is a tremendous opportunity to coordinate and execute an esports event alongside. We are excited to see how many gaming enthusiasts tune in for this great event." commented Konrad Wasiela, CEO of ESE.
ESE is a Europe based entertainment and technology company focused on gaming, particularly on esports. ESE consists of multiple assets and world-class operators in the gaming and esports industries. Capabilities include but are not limited to: physical infrastructure, broadcasting, global distribution for gaming and esports-related content, advertising, sponsorship support, and a growing esport team franchise. ESE is focused on bridging Europe, Asia and North America. | www.ese.gg
ESTV is the first 24-7 live linear video channel dedicated to esports in the U.S. Launched in May 2019, ESTV provides round-the-clock coverage of esports athletes and gaming franchises from an insider perspective. ESTV is available on the Roku® Channel (U.S. & Canada), Amazon Fire TV, Samsung TV Plus, Dish® Sling TV, VIZIO, Rakuten TV (Europe), TCL TV (worldwide), ZEASN (worldwide), Hisense Sharp (worldwide), RAD TV (Playstation, Google TV & Android TV), EASY TV (Brazil), Select TV, TikiLIVE, XOD Global (worldwide), Simul-TV in the U.S. and international territories as well as over the air network for local media market. We are also available on Twitch, YouTube and Facebook platforms and streams live linear feed and AVOD services. ESTV partners with the world's top gaming networks and production partners for the most robust esports content lineup on linear, online and mobile. ESTV is also an exclusive media broadcast partner of the Department of Defense Joint Base Lewis McChord and NFL Alumni esports events. For more information, please visit www.estv.co
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