paysafecard Doubles Down on esports

The new Global ESL Strategic Brand Partner and one of ESL’s main sponsors worldwide

International Payment Provider paysafecard Doubles Down on esports, becomes Global ESL Strategic Brand Partner and Global Sponsor

The world’s largest eSports company ESL (Electronic Sports League) welcomed the first global sponsor of 2018 to its ranks. paysafecard, a market leader in online prepaid payment methods and part of Paysafe Group, has become a Global Partner for all ESL events, including:

  • Intel(r) Extreme Masters series
  • ESL One series
  • ESL CS:GO Pro League
  • various National Championships
  • several ESL Arenas

With its engagement, paysafecard will excel as the league’s main sponsor on a global scale. This major step further solidifies paysafecard’s commitment to growing and fostering the eSports community, by not only offering a sponsorship, but also by introducing several global activations with added value for fans. Here are the three special events paysafecard is planing:

paysafecard: Hall of Fame

This new format will honor well-known, accomplished personalities for their achievements during their eSports career, as well as individuals with significant contributions to the growth of the industry. This new award tradition will reward individual performers and outstanding activities in eSports, with the goal to promote the professionalism and universal values in the industry. Four “paysafecard Hall of Fame” awards will be given out each year, through a combination of a jury vote and a community vote.

paysafecard: Beat the Legends

The paysafecard Beat the Legends tournaments will give a number of fans and teams of fans, an opportunity to try their skill against professional pro gamers or influencers. The chance to take on a pro will come four times a year, during the Grand Final of the National Championships in Germany, Poland, Brazil, Spain or the UK.

paysafecard: Ultimate Experience

paysafecard will also reward the most passionate fans in eSports, by offering them a chance to compete for the “paysafecard Ultimate Experience” package, that will take them to one of the ESL’s mega events. The package will include all expenses paid trip, two premium tickets, visitor’s access to Players Areas and Backstage Areas, access to the VIP Lounge, Meet and Greet with pro players and influencers on site, and a behind the scenes tour - all of which will be documented in video and photography by ESL, for a real ultimate experience #pscUltEXP.For actual news about paysafecard’s global partnership with ESL and the coming activities please follow our social media channels: Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and YouTube.