SPORTTOTAL and G3 Collegiate Esports LLC (G3E) are
planning to cooperate on a college eSport programme in the US market
- Gaud-Hammer Gaming Group and sporttotal.tv plan joint entry into the high-growth collegiate eSport market
- tv gmbh to make its platform technology available
- Gaud-Hammer Gaming Group recruiting colleges throughout North America
Cologne, June 29, 2020. sporttotal.tv gmbh, one of Germany’s largest multi-sport streaming platforms and a wholly-owned subsidiary of SPORTTOTAL AG, and G3 Collegiate Esports LLC (G3E) as well as other companies in the American Gaud-Hammer Gaming Group are planning to cooperate in developing a college eSport programme. A corresponding declaration of intent has been signed. G3 Collegiate Esports LLC – with headquarters in New Jersey/USA – intends to initiate a college conference for American eSports under the protected brand name “Conference One” (CF1). sporttotal.tv gmbh will provide the necessary streaming and content management infrastructure and take responsibility for the technology required for the entire project.
sporttotal.tv gmbh to provide platform technology
The CF1 programme will be implemented via the platform technology supplied by sporttotal.tv gmbh and is expected to launch in autumn 2020. The content produced weekly for CF1 is expected to be published via Twitch, Mixer and YouTube channels.
Entry into the high-growth eSport market
The new partnership will allow sporttotal.tv gmbh to gain access to the high-growth eSport market. Kasar Masood, VP Digital Technology at sporttotal.tv gmbh, commented: “We are delighted that with our technology and our platform, we have been able to find such an excellent partner in North America in one of the largest digital growth markets – in eSport. This will allow us to continue to develop our technology in a highly attractive and dynamically expanding market.”
“Conference One is extremely excited to partner with sporttotal. Bringing together a major sports broadcast and technology partner with esports is how a mature entertainment product should be introduced to the market.” said Anthony Gaud, Gaud-Hammer Gaming Group’s CEO.
“We believe sporttotal’s broadcast platform and technology will elevate collegiate esports competition, bringing together teams and players with their fans. With this partnership, we are also supporting New Jersey’s initiative to build esports programs throughout the state. We are excited to develop new ways for audiences to interact with esports on sporttotal’s network while developing additional esports initiatives, utilizing a technology-focused approach.”
About Gaud-Hammer Gaming Group
G3 understands and shares the love, excitement, and cultural context that video games and esports contribute to a player’s life. Our mission is to help bring to reality the gaming community’s deep desire to grow the reach and acceptance of the pastime they love. We are committed to creating a safe, healthy, and supportive world, one that builds gamers’ skillsets, provides them with the tools to improve their lives and community, and drives the gaming culture forward.
For more information: www.g3esports.gg
About SPORTTOTAL AG:
SPORTTOTAL AG (ISIN: DE000A1EMG56), headquartered in Cologne, is a technology and media company on a growth path in the rapidly scalable digital business with video platforms and communities (DIGITAL), in the high-margin national and international project business (VENUES), as well as in the live events business (LIVE). The company, which was founded in 1979, operates a high-traffic portal with strong growth for online sport videos and live streaming. The company equips sports clubs with special camera technology which enables sports events to be transmitted live in a high quality and fully automatically on “sporttotal”. SPORTTOTAL AG’s service portfolio also comprises the technical equipping of racing circuits and sports facilities, as well as the production and marketing of sports events such as the ADAC TOTAL 24-Hour Race at the Nürburgring. In addition, SPORTTOTAL AG also produces content for prestigious companies such Porsche, Audi, Mercedes/AMG, Red Bull and VW and organises high-calibre live events such as the Porsche Experience.
For more information: www.sporttotal.com
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