New York, New York – May 21st, 2020 – Week five of the State Farm #PlayApartTogether Tournament kicks into the world’s game this week. FIFA 20 returns to set the stage for some fierce skills with top stars competing against some of the world’s best.
Round 5 will kick off on May 21st at 8 pm EST and run to 11 pm EST and will be streamed on Twitch at https://www.twitch.tv/patogether and Facebook at https://bit.ly/FB_PATogether with Greenlit Content. Each weekly tournament will allow fans to donate to charity including the American Red Cross.
Joining the tournament on May 21st are the following celebrities:
Adam Ottavino – MLB
Joc Pederson – MLB
Kyle Tucker – MLB
Semi Ojeleye – NBA
Jalen Brunson – NBA
Langston Galloway – NBA
Kenyan Drake – NFL
Melissa Ortiz – Football (Soccer)
Alejandro Rozario – TikTok
Kairi Cosentino – TikTok
Mattia Polibio – TikTok
The #PlayApartTogether Tournament is part of the broader gaming industry’s ongoing support for the American Red Cross and World Health Organization’s Play Apart Together initiative, aimed at helping people stay home, stay connected, and stay informed through gaming. Each week new athletes, celebrities, and games will join the cause to provide compelling content featuring familiar names and games for folks to enjoy while staying home.
About State Farm:
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About Greenlit Content
Greenlit Content is composed of content experts that have spent decades in and around the gaming space in high level creative positions at companies like Riot Games, 2K Games, IGN, Nickelodeon, and more. Greenlit Content is the direct line between brands and the gaming audience. GLC’s custom content team cuts through the noise with video, social strategies and editorial that will resonate with the all-important gamer audience.
Greenlit Content is owned by ReKTGlobal, Inc., a global esports organization that bridges the gap between traditional sports and esports, providing solutions for the entire ecosystem. ReKTGlobal’s list of clients includes companies such as State Farm, Find Your Grind, NBC Sports and Madison Square Garden Networks. ReKTGlobal is also the parent company of professional esports organization, Rogue, and the London Royal Ravens.
ReKTGlobal, Inc. is a global esports organization that bridges the gap between traditional entertainment and esports, providing solutions for the entire ecosystem. ReKTGlobal is the parent company of professional esports organization Rogue, with offices in Las Vegas and Berlin, and teams that participate in Rainbow Six Siege, Fortnite, Apex Legends and Rocket League, as well as a franchise in Riot Games’ League of Legends European Championship (LEC). Since Rogue’s inception, it has become a globally recognized brand with over a dozen championship wins in multiple games.
ReKTGlobal also includes marketing services company Greenlit Content, leading fan engagement platform Fullcube, and Time Magazine’s Top 25 online Influencer DrLupo. ReKTGlobal owns and operates two esports franchises: Rogue in the LEC and the London Royal Ravens in the Call of Duty League. Investors include Steve Aoki, Nicky Romero, Imagine Dragons, Tainy, Rudy Gobert, Taylor Fritz, Landon Collins and Nick Gross.