Esports Entertainment Group Partners with NetEase to Become Official Tournament and Broadcast Provider of Naraka: Bladepoint – Yahoo Finance

Esports Entertainment Group Partners with NetEase to Become Official Tournament and Broadcast Provider of Naraka: Bladepoint – Yahoo Finance


Newark, New Jersey–(Newsfile Corp. – October 22, 2021) – Esports Entertainment Group, Inc. (NASDAQ: GMBL) (NASDAQ: GMBLW) (or the “Company”) and their EGL brand have signed a partnership with NetEase (NASDAQ: NTES) to become their official North American tournament and broadcasting provider for Naraka: Bladepoint, running the entirety of the Morus Cups Seasons One, Two, and Three, which take place between September and November 2021. The Company will run the tournaments as well as produce the broadcasts to cover it all. This partnership is another six-figure source of revenue for the Company.

The partnership’s promotion began at the end of August with the Asura Showmatch, with players getting an opportunity to go up against some of the world’s most popular streamers. The event drew over 85,000 viewers.

“Naraka: Bladepoint has already taken the gaming world by storm, and we are hoping that in working with NetEase, we can build a fun, competitive and sustainable esport ecosystem,” said Glen Elliott, General Manager of EGL. “It’s a pleasure working with such a global giant like NetEase on launching their esport activation around its new exciting game, Naraka: Bladepoint.”

Each of the three seasons of the Morus Cup will be narrowed down through three stages with each having a distinct prize pool of $20,000, including a qualification into the December Grand Finals that has a $100,000 reward. The Grand Finals will be broadcasted live in studio.

“We couldn’t be more thrilled to partner with Esports Entertainment Group
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