The Baltimore Ravens are making an formidable push into the world of esports.
The NFL staff introduced Monday the creation of the Ravens Gaming League, that includes public tournaments and actions, in addition to a multi-year affiliation with Esports Leisure Group (EEG).
The Ravens Gaming League will begin with a Fortnite occasion set to run June 25-27. A Madden NFL 22 occasion will comply with later in the summertime, with the dates but to be revealed.
Ravens senior vp of promoting Brad Downs mentioned in an announcement, “We’re excited to launch this new initiative and discover the advantages for our followers. The gaming and esports trade provide distinctive alternatives to have interaction with our fan base, along with Ravens gamers who’ve proven curiosity in gaming and esports.”
The Ravens Gaming League will use EEG’s Esports Gaming League (EGL) platform.
EGL chief government officer Grant Johnson added in an announcement, “Our esports match platform continues to realize sturdy traction amongst top-tier skilled sports activities franchises. We’re delighted so as to add the Ravens as our first NFL associate to go reside on our platform.”
Ravens fullback/defensive lineman Patrick Ricard mentioned in a video posted on the staff’s Twitter feed, “You’ll have the possibility to win money prizes, autographed merch and the chance to check your abilities in opposition to me.”
Registration is open for the Fortnite competitors, for which the champion will obtain $500 plus a Ravens “VIP residence recreation expertise” that includes a lodge keep, transportation to the sport, staff merchandise and the possibility to compete in opposition to a Ravens participant.
Particulars might be discovered at BaltimoreRavens.com/gaming.
–Area Stage Media