DREAMHACK EXPANDS TO MOBILE ESPORTS LAUNCHING DREAMHACK MOBILE SERIES
FEATURING HIT MOBILE GAMES CLASH ROYALE AND BRAWL STARS
MARCH 7, 2019DreamHack is going mobile, launching the DreamHack Mobile Series. A mobile esports tournament series in the games Clash Royale and Brawl Stars, with a collective prize pool of $20,000 per event. The DreamHack Mobile Series will premiere at DreamHack Dallas, May 31 – June 2, 2019, at the Kay Bailey Hutchison Convention Center in Dallas, TX, USA.
DreamHack, the premier gaming and digital lifestyle festival, as well as creators of esports tournament properties DreamHack Masters, DreamHack Open, DreamHack Fighting Game Championships, DreamHack Pro Circuit, DreamLeague, and more, is venturing into mobile esports with the creation of the DreamHack Mobile Series – a two-game tournament with a collective prize pool of $20,000 per event.
“At DreamHack we’ve always been optimistic towards mobile esports, but we have also been cautious to get involved“, said Michael Van Driel, Chief Product Officer at DreamHack AB, “We now believe the time is right to really jump in head first, and we believe that the DreamHack Mobile Series will bring the right mix of a professional esports experience alongside open competition that fits the ideal structure for mobile esports.”
Both DreamHack Mobile Series titles, Clash Royale and Brawl Stars, have seen huge success since their respective launch, with millions of downloads and a fan base that’s ever growing.
“Clash Royale and Brawl Stars are two fantastic titles which have all the ingredients for a successful esport, so we’re very excited to see the turnout at DreamHack Summer and DreamHack Dallas.”
This fast-paced 3v3 game has had a great reception since the first beta launch in 2017, growing into one of the most downloaded team-based multiplayer mobile games, making it a perfect fit for esports.
The DreamHack Mobile Series Brawl Stars tournament will consist of eight teams, with three players per team. Half of these teams will make it to the tournament by online qualifiers, with the other half qualifying on site. The main tournament is played using a single elimination bracket.
The prize pool for Brawl Stars is set to $15,000 per event, the distribution of the prize pool will be revealed at a later date.
Clash Royale is a real-time multiplayer game starring the Royales, your favourite Clash characters and much, much more. Always among the most popular games on App Store and Google Play, as well as a favorite of editors all over, this game is sure to create a buzz.
The DreamHack Mobile Series Clash Royale tournament will consist of eight players. Half of these players will make it to the tournament by online qualifiers, with the other half qualifying on site. The main tournament is played using a single elimination bracket.
The prize pool for Clash Royale is set to $5,000 per event, the distribution of the prize pool will be revealed at a later date.
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DREAMHACK MOBILE SERIES EVENT SCHEDULE
DreamHack Mobile Series is currently set to be featured at two DreamHack festivals during 2019, with the possibility of adding additional festivals later on.
DreamHack Dallas – May 31 – June 2, 2019.
DreamHack Summer – June 15 – 17, 2019.
The first open qualifiers for DreamHack Mobile Series are set to start April 13, 2019, with Brawl Stars, followed by Clash Royale qualifiers the day after. These two qualifiers are for DreamHack Mobile Series at DreamHack Dallas and are followed by two more qualifiers later in April. See below for full open qualifier schedule.
DREAMHACK DALLAS QUALIFIERS (ALL QUALIFIERS BEGIN AT 3 PM EDT)
April 13, 2019 – Brawl Stars
April 14, 2019 – Clash Royale
April 21, 2019 – Brawl Stars
April 22, 2019 – Clash Royale
DREAMHACK SUMMER QUALIFIERS (ALL QUALIFIERS BEGIN AT 3 PM CEST)
April 27, 2019 – Brawl Stars
April 28, 2019 – Clash Royale
May 4, 2019 – Clash Royale
May 5, 2019 – Brawl Stars
JOIN US AND TAKE PART IN THE ACTION
Regardless if you’re interested in competing in the tournament or just want to have a bit of fun, come join us during the initial days of DreamHack Dallas and DreamHack Summer as they will feature activities open for all visitors at the DreamHack Mobile Series zone. More information about these activities will be released at the respective festival site at a future date.
DreamHack is all about entertainment for the digital generation. Founded in 1994 as a BYOC LAN party, DreamHack grew over 20 years to a global phenomenon as the digital festival for today’s youth, hosted throughout Europe and North America. DreamHack festivals feature multiple esports competitions, live music, exhibitions, creative competitions, LAN party, cosplay and much more. DreamHack helped pioneer esports and continues to be one of the largest global producers of esports content. Millions of viewers tune in from all over the world to watch DreamHack broadcasts every year. DreamHack events welcomed over 310,000 visitors in 2018.
More information is available at dreamhack.com. DreamHack is part of leading international digital entertainment group MTG. More information at mtg.com.
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