ESE Signs Content Production Deal with the Bitcoin Vault for Gaming and Esports Talent Show in Asia and South America
Milestone Deal to Produce and Distribute Gaming and Esports Talent Show in China, Japan, South Korea, Vietnam, and Brazil
VANCOUVER, British Columbia, May 06, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- ESE Entertainment Inc. (TSXV: ESE) (OTCQB: ENTEF) (the “Company” or “ESE”) is
pleased to announce that it has signed a seven-figure content production contract with Electric Vault Sp. z o.o. (“Bitcoin Vault”) for a major roll out of an esports and gaming
talent show (the “Gaming Show”).
The Gaming Show is scheduled to launch in the following countries:
- South Korea
According to a report from Newzoo, China, Japan and South Korea are, respectively, the first, third and fourth largest markets in the world by game revenue.1 Combined revenue in these markets for 2020 is estimated to have totalled more than 59 billion US Dollars.2
The production deal strengthens ESE’s presence in the global esports and gaming markets and expands its production and media rights capabilities globally. The content will be in a talent show format, highlighting promising amateur esports athletes who are striving to become professionals. Young competitors will show their skills in popular mobile games, which are expected to be PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds (PUBG) and Peacekeeper Elite. These are some of the fastest growing games in esports globally, both of which are developed by Tencent Holdings Ltd. (TCEHY:US).
ESE will be responsible for the production and infrastructure of the show, including the development of the project concept, media plan, technology implementation, marketing, and overall campaign roll-out. Other partners involved in the project include VYRAL Producer of Gaming Projects, VidWe, Converters and Next Level Agency.
“ESE is actively exploring new and innovative ways to incorporate cryptocurrencies and other blockchain based payment solutions within the gaming and esports world. We are thrilled to run this major gaming talent show with Bitcoin Vault in markets that are global leaders in esports and gaming,” states Jedrzej Steszewski, ESE Director of EU Operations.
“Esport is a rapidly growing industry and driver for fintech based on cryptocurrencies. Those industries are already working together, and we want to contribute our part to the global cryptocurrencies adoption. We are glad that we can work with such an experienced partner as ESE on a shared project dedicated to the global gaming community, where young non-professional players can show their skills. We are happy to support the crypto and gaming communities,” says Radek Popiel, Chief Communications Officer at Bitcoin Vault.