DreamHack Sports activities Video games, MTG’s sports activities simulation enterprise unit, has partnered with eManager to launch a FIFA esports fantasy recreation, during which followers create a ‘dream workforce’ from eSuperliga gamers.
The fantasy recreation shall be accessible by way of eManager’s platform and permits eSuperliga followers to compete for ‘sponsor prizes’ through the upcoming FIFA competitors, which commences on November third.
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Followers will choose 5 gamers from the eSuperliga, with the competitor’s performances reflecting on the workforce’s general rating.
Mark Bjørk, COO of DreamHack Sports activities Video games commented on the information by way of a launch: “Our imaginative and prescient is to remodel conventional sports activities IP into esports, and thru this collaboration with eManager, we as soon as once more show that the weather that encompass conventional soccer additionally work with their esports counterpart, eFootball.
“With restricted alternatives to convey spectators on account of the coronavirus, we’ve got to search out new methods for the followers to interact with the eSuperliga. Collaborations like this with eManager are a fantastic instance of how we are able to facilitate this, whereas concurrently offering our companions with further digital activation alternatives to work together with the followers in a significant method.”
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The eSuperliga is coming into into its fifth season and options FIFA groups from 15 main soccer golf equipment in Demark, together with the likes of Brøndby IF, FC Midtjylland and F.C. Copenhagen. The groups will as soon as once more be battling it out to assert a part of the $50,000 prize pool, while the competitors may even be aired on Danish channel TV3 Max and streaming platform Viaplay.
Rasmus Madsen, CEO of eManager mentioned the optimistic response concerning the brand new fantasy platform: “On prime of breaking the document for many groups created inside 24 hours, the suggestions we’ve got gotten from the followers has been overwhelming.”
Esports Insider says: DreamHack and eManager partnership is actually a singular collaboration within the esports panorama. While the ‘fantasy’ sector is outstanding in conventional sports activities, it has but to take off in esports, nevertheless, the brand new recreation will present followers of eSuperliga with larger engagement alternatives. Furthermore, if profitable there’s a chance that extra product like this might begin being developed sooner or later.
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