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MTG’s DreamHack in new deal with Epic Games on return of popular Fortnite esports tournament format

STOCKHOLM, April 26, 2021 — Modern Times Group MTG AB’s (“MTG”) (publ) DreamHack – part of ESL Gaming – has today announced the entering in an agreement with publisher Epic Games on the return of the tournament series “DreamHack Open Featuring Fortnite” from last year.

Each season of Fortnite’s competitive calendar — spring, summer and fall — will feature a DreamHack Open with a prize pool of USD 200 000 each. The first DreamHack Open Featuring Fortnite will begin in May with each duos tournament to be broadcast live on Twitch.
In addition, there will be a total of 18 events in 2021 under the name “Cash Cup Extra Presented by DreamHack”, a collection of Duo tournaments where the best players battle for a combined prize pool of USD 17 000 for each competition.

 

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MTG (www.mtg.com) is a strategic and operational acquiror in esports and gaming entertainment companies. Born in Sweden, the shares are listed on Nasdaq Stockholm (‘MTG A’ and ‘MTG B’).

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