DreamHack Sports activities Video games, MTG’s sports activities simulation enterprise unit, has partnered with eManager to launch a FIFA esports fantasy sport, through which followers create a ‘dream crew’ from eSuperliga gamers.
The fantasy sport might be accessible by way of eManager’s platform and permits eSuperliga followers to compete for ‘sponsor prizes’ throughout 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 crew’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 deliver spectators because of the coronavirus, we’ve to seek out new methods for the followers to have interaction with the eSuperliga. Collaborations like this with eManager are an awesome instance of how we will facilitate this, whereas concurrently offering our companions with further digital activation alternatives to work together with the followers in a significant means.”
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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 can 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 high of breaking the file for many groups created inside 24 hours, the suggestions we’ve 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 distinguished in conventional sports activities, it has but to take off in esports, nonetheless, the brand new sport will present followers of eSuperliga with better engagement alternatives. Furthermore, if profitable there’s a risk that extra product like this might begin being developed sooner or later.