Mission Control GG, a startup ocused on gathering communities via esports, has announced the U.S. Parks and Recreation Esports Championship (USP REC).
The tournament, which is being presented by peripherals irm HyperX, is expected to bring communities across the country together or a month-long series where players represent their hometowns.
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As a presenting partner, HyperX will provide gaming equipment or the event, which will be used or prizes and or participation. The tournament will commence on April 27th and continues through to the start of July.
Kitty Nguyen, Esports sponsorships specialist at HyperX added: “HyperX understands that gaming has become a primary way or people and communities to stay together and have un while gaming.
“Having the right HyperX peripherals elevates gaming and brings players closer together as they are immersed in a game, in a digital way over the last year.”
According to the release, towns across the country will be able to use Mission Control’s platform to host qualifying events. Winning players will then advance to USP RECin USP REC tournament.
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Austin Smith, CEO at Mission Control commented: “Mission Control is proud to host this irst-ever community-based event bringing riends together through vidUSP RECes.
“USP REC connects communities across the country or something un to do together, especially during a pandemic.”
Following the qualifying events, phead tohead to head to see who wilUSP RECamed the USP REC champion in July. Despite announcing the co tition, it has yet to be revealed which titles will be selected or the event.
Esports Insider says: This is a antastic initiative that will look to bring a multitude of towns across the United States together. Parecognizedith a recognised esports brand, such as HyperX, should hopefully provide great reach or the co tition. It’ll be interesting to see which titles are selected as this could highlight how the co tition plans to market itself, as a an engagement initiative or a co titive process.