London, 18th September: Gfinity, a world-leading esports solutions provider, today announces that top Spanish esports team, ASUS ROG Army, is joining the ‘Gfinity Elite Series Delivered by Domino’s’ for Season 4, which starts in October. Formed in 2016, ASUS ROG Army has established itself in a short space of time and will bring its unique southern European flair and passion with a team comprising of leading pro gamers and newcomers from the Elite Draft. They will battle it out against nine world class teams across the season including last season’s winners FNATIC (FIFA 18), Renault Vitality (Rocket League) and Nordavind (Street Fighter 5).
With a newly created FIFA team that includes veteran Fernando ‘Ferperry’ Martínez who qualified for the eWorld Cup play-offs, the newcomers are sure to be a strong competitor in the tournament. While the team may be young it has already established itself as a dominant force achieving first place in both the Moche XL Esports Lisboa PS4 tournament and LVP Division De Honor Season 11.
ASUS ROG has a huge presence within the global gaming scene, with a combined social following exceeding 5.5 million. With a strong reputation and loyal fanbase in the PC hardware sector, their esports team is well supported with fans in every territory around the world.
Ruben Ripoll, esports Director, ASUS ROG said “We are extremely excited to join the Gfinity Elite Series. The tournament has already proved itself to be one of the best in the world and we look forward to taking part and ultimately coming out on top. Our fanbase is growing massively so we thought it was about time we showcased our unique style on the global stage.”
Commenting on the latest addition to the Elite Series roster, Bryan Healy, Chief Strategy Officer, Gfinity added “Esports is growing massively in Spain and Spanish speaking countries so we are excited that ASUS ROG is joining our ranks. The team has signed some top players and they will be a force to be reckoned with from week one.”
Gfinity (LON: GFIN) is a world-leading esports solutions provider. Its business to business platform, “Powered by Gfinity”, delivers managed services to game publishers, sports rights holders, commercial partners and media companies. Gfinity creates bespoke solutions, including competitions and industry leading content production, connecting our partners with the esports community in authentic and innovative ways. Partnerships include EA SPORTS, F1 Esports Series, Halo World Championship and the Forza Racing Championship.
Gfinity connects directly with competitive gaming consumers through its owned competition platform, the “Gfinity Elite Series”. The Series enables competitive gamers to be part of the Gfinity community, testing themselves and developing new skills, while providing a pathway for those who aspire to a career in esports to join a leading professional team. “Gfinity Elite Series” content is distributed through linear and digital channels and is enjoyed by tens of millions of esports fans around the world.
All Gfinity managed service solutions and owned competitions are underpinned by its proprietary technology platform delivering a level playing field for all competitors and supporting scalable multi-format leagues, ladders and knock out competitions.
More information about Gfinity is available at www.gfinityplc.com
About S2V Digital Sports
S2V Digital Sports specialises in the digital transformation in the sports and electronic games (esports and gaming) fields, developing services for the creation of ideas, design, production, marketing and project management for the esports industry.
More recently, S2V focus their resources in ASUS ROG Army, their flagship and most strategic project with professional teams in League of Legends, Clash Royale, FIFA, Fortnite, Rocket League, Street Fighter and Sim Racing. S2V owns a gaming house with more than 600m2, a content production team and are events management specialists. They also work on youth projects linked to education.