Tonight marks the first esports industry awards night – which will take place at The Brewery in London. Esports Insider will be in attendance this evening – and will be using our Twitter to keep readers reliably informed of tonight’s occurrences.
Three of the awards went to public vote whilst are decided by a panel of judges made up of some of the industry’s experts.
The 18 awards are as follows:
- Best Streaming Platform
- Esports Commercial Partner of the Year
- Esports Team of the Year
- Best Live Event
- 2016 Shoutcaster of the Year
- Esports Rookie of the Year
- New Esports Game of the Year
- Best Hardware
- Streamer of the Year
- Best Esports Coverage Website 2016
- Esports Photographer of the Year
- Esports Journalist of the Year
- UK Esports Player of the Year
- Console Player of the Year
- PC Player of the Year
- Esports Publisher of the Year
- Esports Game of the Year
- Esports Personality of the Year
The whole event will be live streamed on Twitch for those that can’t make it to the evening.
— Esports Awards (@esportsawards) November 18, 2016
Although details haven’t strictly been revealed, it appears that interaction will be encouraged – with tweets appearing across the big screen from fans who are tweeting into the awards night.
Esports Insider says: This should be a great event and it will be great to see certain people in the industry get that little bit of extra recognition that they deserve. Like we said earlier – keep an eye out on our Twitter as we’ll be doing some coverage live from the event!