TWITCH PARTNERS WITH UBISOFT AND HYPER SCAPE FOR THE FIRST TWITCH RIVALS EVENT IN ASIA-PACIFIC

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TWITCH PARTNERS WITH UBISOFT AND HYPER SCAPE FOR THE FIRST TWITCH RIVALS EVENT IN ASIA-PACIFIC

60 creators from APAC will compete in the Twitch Rivals: Hyper Scape APAC Showdown

SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA – August 26, 2020 – Today, Ubisoft announced a partnership with Twitch to host the ‘Twitch Rivals : Hyper Scape APAC Showdown’ on Thursday, August 27. The event will be the first cross-region event held in the Asia-Pacific region, inviting 60 creators from Australia, New Zealand, Japan, South Korea, Thailand, Taiwan and Hong Kong to participate.

Four teams from each region, comprised of Twitch creators, will compete in a 3-hour point race, and the top-ranking team from each region will advance to the Finals where they will participate in a separate, 1-hour kill race to determine final placement. The prize pool is up to $50,000 USD with extra bonus prizes.

Viewers of the competition will be given the opportunity to influence their favorite streamers’ gameplay by taking part in pop-up voting events that instantly impact the battlefield via Hyper Scape’s Crowncast extension, a unique feature that Twitch offers exclusively.

Twitch Rivals is a series of competitive events designed from the ground up for Twitch streamers and viewers, which is held in different regions globally at twitch.tv/twitchrivals. The ANZ Showdown will feature four teams captained by Loserfruit, SpudHunter, Slushpuppy and Berticuss and will begin at 8:30pm AEST / 10:30pm NZST. Full team list and participants are below:

Team Loserfruit

  • Loserfruit            
  • PlayitShady        
  • missmeowgi

Team SpudHunter

  • TheSpudHunter
  • crunchy_au        
  • heykatie

Team Slushpuppy            

  • Slushpuppy        
  • RedOpz
  • ChikenAU

Team Berticuss

  • Berticuss             
  • Aliythia
  • bordie

Hyper Scape is an urban, fast-paced, free-to-play battle royale game developed by Ubisoft Montreal. Set in the virtual city of Neo-Arcadia, up to 100 players face each other to become champion of the Hyper Scape. Bringing a fresh take on the battle royale genre, Hyper Scape introduces innovative gameplay mechanics such as Hacks, the Fusion, the Decay, the Showdown and many others.

For more information about Hyper Scape, please visit: hyperscape.com  

For more information about the Twitch Rivals: Hyper Scape APAC Showdown, follow Twitch ANZ and Ubisoft ANZ on Twitter.

About Twitch

Launched in 2011, Twitch is a global community that comes together each day to create multiplayer entertainment: unique, live, unpredictable experiences created by the interactions of millions. It brings the joy of co-op to everything, from casual gaming and world-class esports to anime marathons, music, and art streams. Twitch also hosts TwitchCon, the biggest community event of the year, where tens of thousands of people come together to celebrate and connect with others who share their interests and passions. We’re always live at Twitch. Stay up to date on all things Twitch on Twitter and on our Blog.

About Hyper Scape

Hyper Scape is an urban, fast-paced, free-to-play battle royale game developed by Ubisoft Montreal. Set in the virtual city of Neo-Arcadia, up to 100 players face each other to become champion of the Hyper Scape. Bringing a fresh take on the battle royale genre, Hyper Scape is a fast-paced experience that introduces innovative gameplay mechanics such as Hacks, the Fusion, the Decay, the Showdown and many others. Through Hyper Scape Crowncast, a Twitch extension developed in partnership with Twitch, Hyper Scape offers a unique viewing experience, but also offers new tools for streamers to interact with their community. Hyper Scape is available on PC, PlayStation®4 and Xbox One. It supports cross-progression across platforms.

About Ubisoft

Ubisoft is a leading creator, publisher and distributor of interactive entertainment and services, with a rich portfolio of world-renowned brands, including Assassin’s Creed, Far Cry, For Honor, Just Dance, Watch Dogs, Tom Clancy’s video game series including Ghost Recon, Rainbow Six and The Division. The teams throughout Ubisoft’s worldwide network of studios and business offices are committed to delivering original and memorable gaming experiences across all popular platforms, including consoles, mobile phones, tablets and PCs. For the 2019–20 fiscal year, Ubisoft generated net bookings of €1,534 million. To learn more, please visit: www.ubisoft.com

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