Com2us and Ultimate Media Ventures Transform Los Angeles Waterfront into 360˚ Fan Experience for 2018 Summoners War World Arena Championship Americas Cup
Top Players to Compete on September 8 in First-Of-Its-Kind Fan Event for Summoners War Featuring Live Music, Cosplay, Amusement Park Rides, Food Trucks and More
LOS ANGELES, Calif. – July 18, 2018 – Leading mobile games publisher and developer Com2us has partnered with gaming and esports events production company, Ultimate Media Ventures for the 2018 Summoners War World Arena Championship Americas Cup, an all-new live gaming experience inspired by Korean mobile RPG, Summoners War. Taking place on Saturday, September 8 at the Los Angeles Waterfront in San Pedro, the first-ever fan event is free to attend and will bring the magical game universe to life featuring live gaming, music, food, cosplay and more as top players battle for their spot in the upcoming Summoners War World Finals.
In celebration of the game’s fourth anniversary, the Summoners War World Arena Championship Americas Cup will feature thousands of fans and the top Summoners War players from Canada, North America and Latin America for the ultimate fan experience. Attendees can immerse themselves in all things Summoners War with action-packed tournaments, thrilling amusement park rides, cosplay competitions, meet and greets with leading influencers, award-winning cuisine from local food trucks and live musical performances featuring world-renowned artists and DJs. Fans outside of Los Angeles can also tune into the Summoners War action in real time via live stream on the official Com2us Twitch and YouTube channels.
“With more than 90 million downloads worldwide, Summoners War continues to grow and attract new fans on a massive scale as we observe the game’s fourth anniversary,” said Casey Lee, CEO of Com2us USA. “Partnering with Ultimate Media Ventures for this year’s World Arena Championship Americas Cup will further solidify Summoners War as a global brand committed to its passionate fan base. We’re proud to work alongside a dedicated partner that understands our gaming community and can deliver an unprecedented fan experience to a diverse audience.”
To qualify for the Americas Cup, 16 players, also known as “Summoners,” have been selected based on their scores from the World Arena Season 5 and last year’s finalists from New York and Los Angeles to compete on July 14 in a twelve-round online tournament that will be live streamed on Twitch and YouTube. Only the top four Summoners will advance to the Semi Finals and Finals at Americas Cup in September, where the first and second place winners will earn their spot in the World Finals in Seoul on October 13 against finalists from the Asia Cup and Europe Cup for a grand prize of $110,000.
“Since launch over 4 years ago, the incredible growth of Summoners War is primarily attributable to the strength of its community,” said Chris Mann, President of Ultimate Media Ventures. “Working with Com2us, our mission is to translate the experience beyond the screen into a memorable fan event that will mark an important milestone for the Summoners War brand. The event provides the opportunity to connect and share our passion for gaming and esports by getting to know the people behind their Summoners and celebrate the Com2us community. Our team is looking forward to revealing more details for the event later this summer.”
For more information on how to sign up and updates for the Summoners War World Arena Championship Americas Cup, please visit here. Prizes, competitors and additional details will be announced at a later date.
About Summoners War:
Summoners War is the flagship mobile RPG developed by Com2us. Launched globally in 2014, the game has ranked #1 grossing in RPG games in 108 countries (App Store) and in 96 countries (Google Play). Summoners War features over 1,000 unique characters and provides a premium mobile RPG experience gamers are able to enjoy anytime and anywhere.
Com2us is a leading developer and publisher of mobile games that span across all genres. Our mission is simple: we strive to create games with a level of depth and engagement rarely experienced on mobile platforms. Our dedication to building a robust gaming community through active engagement with our players has made this possible. Established in 1998 and headquartered in South Korea, we became a subsidiary of Gamevil in 2013 and operate international offices in the United States, Germany, Japan, Singapore, Taiwan, China, Thailand, Malaysia and Indonesia. For more information about Com2us and our portfolio of groundbreaking mobile games, visit www.com2us.com.
About Ultimate Media Ventures:
Ultimate Media Ventures (UMV) is an esports and gaming lifestyle company focused on creating compelling content, product and event experiences for our community and the surrounding industry. UMV exists to create exciting original content and offer studio infrastructure to game publishers, leagues, team owners, players, fans and brands across the ecosystem that need turnkey solutions for branded content and event activations. As a deeply passionate and strategic initiative, UMV created the culturally significant lifestyle brand ULT, which offers the entire gaming community clothing that is modern, wearable and inspired by streetwear and fashion forward thinking. To learn more about Ultimate Media Ventures, follow us on Instagram @ULTeSports and Twitter @ULTlosangeles or visit www.ultimate.gg. UMV’s brand of ULT gaming lifestyle apparel is available at www.ULTesports.com.