Mike Stubbs . Business . Wednesday 16th November 2016 . 12:59Gfinity has announced a partnership with AVerMedia, who will be sponsoring upcoming FIFA 17 and Call of Duty: Infinite Warfare online competitions.
AVerMedia will now sponsor the FIFA 17 online competitions on Gfinity that are due to kick off on Sunday 20th November 2016 and conclude on Sunday 22nd January 2017. They will also sponsor the Call of Duty: Infinite Warfare online competitions that begin on Sunday 4th December 2016 and end on Sunday 5th February 2017.
Each of the winners in any of the AVerMedia online competitions will receive an LGP2 (Live Gamer Portable 2) capture device along with a share of the prize pool. The prize pools have also been boosted to £850 for CoD and £800 for FIFA. Call of Duty online competitions will give first place £500 and second place £350, while the FIFA 17 online competitions will give the winner £500, second place £250 and third place £50.
“As a designer and manufacturer of capture and streaming products for gamers, we’re absolutely delighted to start a collaboration with Gfinity from this month,” said Philippe Serreua, AVerMedia’s Sales and Marketing Manager. “There’s no doubt that Gfinity has played a central role in the development of the eSports community in Europe in recent years. And the company is clearly committed, more than ever, to take it to the next level, one tournament and stream at a time. We’re really proud to join the Gfinity team endeavour and we look forward to bringing our own contribution to make the eSports scene rise even further.”
"We’re delighted to partner with AVerMedia for our Call of Duty: Infinite Warfare and head-to-head FIFA 17 competitions,” said Warren Fish, Partner Relations at Gfinity. “AVerMedia enables gamers to connect and share their skills with each other, easily and in high quality. With their help, the gaming community is becoming stronger than ever. We’re looking forward to working with AVerMedia to deliver fantastic Call of Duty: Infinite Warfare and FIFA 17 competitions to gamers.”