RNS Reach announcement (non-regulatory)
07 October 2019
GFINITY SELECTED AS PRODUCTION PARTNER FOR F1 ESPORTS ONLINE TV SHOW 'MAKING AN ESPORTS CHAMPION'
Episode 1, 'Commitment', Now Available
Gfinity, a world-leading esports solutions provider, is pleased to announce that it has been selected by F1 Esports as the production partner for its esports online TV series, 'Making an Esports Champion'. This new and exclusive content is focused on the back stories of the drivers competing in the F1 Esports New Balance Pro Series and what it takes to become a champion.
Under the terms of the contract, Gfinity will create four, ten-minute episodes that will be released globally ahead of each 'F1 Esports Pro Series' live event. Each episode will be aired on F1 Esports.com, Twitch and YouTube.
The 'F1 Esports New Balance Pro Series' involves ten teams competing in twelve races over four live events, culminating in the grand final which will take place on 4 December 2019 and broadcast live from the Gfinity Arena, London. These races will determine the 2019 F1 New Balance Esports Series team and driver World Champions, with an increased prize fund of $500,000.
Garry Cook, Executive Chairman, Gfinity said "Being chosen as the content production partner for this show, in addition to designing, developing and creating the Pro Series, highlights Gfinity's unique position at the centre of the rapidly growing gaming community. Our production team's expertise in creating 'reason to care' content is unparalleled. We are committed to providing esports solutions for all of our clients' needs and we are delighted to be extending our relationship with F1 Esports to deliver this exciting project."
John Clarke, Gfinity
Camilla Cunningham, Teneo (media)
+44 (0)20 7260 2700
Jeremy Porter, Allenby Capital (Broker and Nominated Adviser)
+44 (0)20 3328 5656
Gfinity is a world leading esports business. Created by gamers for the world's 2.2 billion gamers, Gfinity has a unique understanding of this fast-growing global community. It uses this expertise to provide both advisory services and to design, develop and deliver unparalleled experiences and winning strategies for game publishers, sports rights holders, commercial partners and media companies.
Gfinity connects its partners with the esports community in authentic and innovative ways. This consists of on and off-line competitions and industry leading content production. Partnerships include EA SPORTS, Activision Blizzard, F1 Esports Series and the Forza Racing Championship.
Gfinity connects directly with competitive gaming consumers through its growing community of gamers and its owned competition platform, the "Gfinity Elite Series".
All Gfinity services are underpinned by the Company's proprietary technology platform delivering a level playing field for all competitors and supporting scalable multi-format leagues, ladders and knock out competitions.