As expected ESL UK has been confirmed as the exclusive production partner that’ll work with Super Evil Megacorp for the Vainglory Spring Championship in May.
The tournament will take place in Building Six at London’s O2 from 19-21 May.
Six of the best teams from North America will duke it out with the six of Europe’s best in front of a live audience over the weekend. ESL UK will manage all production elements of the event from broadcast design and livestream operations to set design and build.
ESL UK will also be working with Fnatic to manage logistics at the recently announced Halcyon Gathering taking place at the Fnatic Bunkr on Saturday 6 May in Shoreditch. From 6pm, fans are invited to come along and watch the Vainglory Challenge Battles free of charge.
James Dean, MD at ESL UK said: “It’s extremely exciting to see Vainglory’s continued success and we’re delighted to be working with Super Evil Megacorp to deliver the Spring Season Championship. Mobile gaming is an exciting and developing strand of esports which is set to have an increasingly prominent role in the future of professional competitive gaming.”
“We’re excited to be back in London for our first Unified Live Championships,” said Heini Vesander, Executive Esports Producer of Super Evil Megacorp. “Our players come first and we want to ensure they have the best possible experiences whether that’s at our community gatherings or tournaments and to do that we need to have a production partner that understands this. ESL continues to be a great partner for us and we’re excited to be working with them again on what will be the biggest mobile esports tournament to take place in the UK to date.”
Early-bird tickets are available now for a price of £10 with VIP Packages starting at £69.99. This includes access to all 3 days of competition.
For fans unable to attend the event, the action will be streamed live on Vainglory’sTwitch.TV,Facebook andYouTube channels. Vainglory can be downloaded for free from the Amazon Appstore, the App Store and Google Play.
Esports Insider says: No surprises here. ESL UK will endeavour to put on a good event for the unified championship and prove once more that Vainglory is a legitimate esports title. We’ll be there in May cheering for the home team.