Super League Gaming, Indiana Esports Development Ink Broadcasting Deal for The Esports Combine
Super League Gaming and Indiana Esports Development have signed a broadcasting partnership deal for this year’s The Esports Combine. The event is a virtual spectacle for esports players around the world seeking an opportunity to showcase their talents for recruiters, universities, and industry professionals. The Esports Combineserves as a celebration of esports and its ever-increasing place in the academic world and will help players receive varsity team offers and scholarships from colleges and universities throughout North America.
“We decided to partner with Super League Gaming because we felt their passion for esports and the ability to develop innovative broadcasting matched what we’re looking for,” said Bill Dever, Chief Strategy Officer at Harena Data. ”With the event being virtual, we need scope, depth, and a partner ready to cover new ground and they do just that.”
As part of the agreement, Super League Gaming will produce streams in an official Combine Showcase across five different game titles with the aim being to highlight the top prospects, and to get a glimpse into the perspective of coaches who are recruiting. Utilizing Super League’s proprietary, fully-remote production capabilities, and patented visualization technology, the broadcasts will feature esports college coaches and recruiters in the booth, sharing commentary and insight on what they look for as coaches. Viewers will experience the excitement in real-time of seeing which top prospects emerge victorious, while also learning about the skills and attributes coaches are seeking for players on their official esports teams. Additionally, using Harena Data’s proprietary GYO platform, players will have access to high-level analytics that provide crucial in-depth feedback to their games and are available for viewers to explore.
The Esports Combine will showcase skill sets from thousands of esports players seeking to get recruited, features dozens of industry speakers and influencers, and expects to host more than 1,500 players, school leaders, esports industry experts, and media online.
“The Esports Combine is set to be an incredible event that will continue to advance the growth of esports at the collegiate level,” said Matt Edelman, Chief Commercial Officer at Super League Gaming. “Bringing our leading-edge remote broadcast capabilities together with the leading-edge experience designed by Harena Data and Indiana Sports Corp will make a real difference in helping aspiring esports athletes understand how to adjust their game as they pursue scholarship opportunities.”