DreamHack to host two Fortnite Community Tournaments with combined USD 500,000 prize pool

DreamHack to host two Fortnite Community Tournaments with combined USD 500,000 prize pool

September 27, 2019
09.30 CEST
  • Combined prize pool of USD 500,000 for the two tournaments
  • No pre-qualifiers but open to all BYOC (Bring Your Own Computer) ticket holders to respective events, tournaments will not be broadcasted
  • Tournaments to be held in Jönköping, Sweden and Anaheim, US in November 2019 and February 2020 respectively

Friday, September 27th 09.30 am CEST, 2019 — Modern Times Group MTG AB’s (MTG) portfolio company DreamHack has announced that it will host two massive community tournaments featuring success title Fortnite with a prize pool of USD 250 ,000 each.

DreamHack has announced that it will host the two largest community tournaments ever to take place at a DreamHack festival featuring success title Fortnite.

The tournaments, with USD 250,000 each in prize pool, will be held in conjunction with DreamHack Winter 2019 takes place from November 29-December 1 2019 in Jönköping, Sweden and DreamHack Anaheim taking place February 21-23 2020 in Anaheim, USA.

For further information and details, read the full press release from DreamHack here.  

For more information: Lars Torstensson, EVP Communications & Investor Relations Direct: +46 (0)702-734 879, lars.torstensson (at) mtg.com Oliver Carrà, PR Director: Direct: +46 708 666 433, oliver.carra (at) mtg.com

About MTG AB MTG (Modern Times Group MTG AB (publ.)) (www.mtg.com) is a strategic and operational investment holding company in esports and gaming entertainment. Born in Sweden, the shares are listed on Nasdaq Stockholm (‘MTGA’ and ‘MTGB’).

About DreamHack

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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