BACK ON THE SUCCESS OF ESWC METZ 2018

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The new summer edition of ESWC (Esports World Convention), produced by Webedia, took place on Saturday 8th and Sunday 9th of September at the Robert Schuman Congress Center in Metz (France). With an exceptional show proposed to fans of Fortnite, Hearsthstone or League of Legends, gathered around the greatest French players and streamers like Gotaga, Skyyart, Bruce Grannec or Genius, it welcomed more than 17,500 spectators on site and more than 4.2 million live views for nearly 1 million unique viewers, peaking at more than 65,000 simultaneous online connections.


This event was part of the Constellations 2018 festival organized by the city of Metz and the inauguration of the new Robert Schuman Congress Center in Metz.

SAMSUNG, OMEN BY HP AND THE CITY OF METZ PARTNERS OF THE EDITION

 During this weekend, the spectators present were able to enjoy operations set up by ESWC’s partners, and meet their favorite personalities, players and influencers.

Samsung Battle featuring Fortnite : the Korean firm has offered the public an unprecedented event, with a Fortnite competition bringing together 10 professional players (including Gotaga) and 90 participants from the public, who competed on the new Galaxy Note9. This showmatch offered an exceptional atmosphere with a 2 hours live in the large amphitheater of the location, and gathering on the internet nearly 100,000 unique spectators with a peak to 20,000 simultaneous viewers on Twitch.




OMEN Trophy Fortnite : OMEN by HP, the computer brand dedicated to hardcore gamers has brought together 48 teams and nearly 200 players for a Fortnite competition offering €5,000 cash prize. The brand's booth was animated by members of LeStream influencer team.




After two days of intense battle between the 48 teams present, TrainHard’s squad was the most regular and won the top 1 of the OMEN Trophy: Fortnite.

Final ranking:

  1. TrainHard
  2. Gentside
  3. NCBz
  4. Gamers Origin




THE BEST PLAYERS OF LEAGUE OF LEGENDS AND HEARTHSTONE AT ESWC METZ MEETING

ESWC Metz was also an opportunity to see the best teams and players on the League of Legends and Hearthstone games. Thus, the Arma Cup brought together 64 players and saw at the end of the weekend the player Kalaxz taking over Magicgeek in the final.

Final ranking:

  1. Kalaxz
  2. Magicgeek
  3. Pilou / Odemian



Meanwhile, the fifth stage of the Open Tour France League of Legends was in full swing at the ESWC Metz. 26 teams competed to clinch their place in the European Masters and win points in the national ranking of the discipline. Gamers Origin came out victorious at the weekend by winning in final versus Supremacy, real surprise team of the tournament.

Final ranking:

  1. Gamers Origin
  2. Supremacy
  3. Team Vitality
  4. Team Gentside

Find all the photos of ESWC Metz 2018 on Facebook.