ULTIMATE MEDIA VENTURES TEAMS UP WITH THE COALITION FOR SANCTIONED DECEMBER 18 GEARS OF WAR 4 PRO-AM ESPORTS BATTLE ON THE STRIP EVENT
Ultimate Media Ventures, LLC (UMV) — the VC-backed esports innovation and media company — is proud to team up with developer The Coalition to deliver an officially sanctioned Gears of War 4Pro-Am tournament as the next installment of UMV’s celebrated Pro-Am Battle on the Strip esports tournament series. Featuring different top notch competitive titles each month, professional and amateur esports talent come together to compete online, with top teams slugging it out in each month’s finals held live at the prestigious SLS Las Vegas Hotel & Casino.
The Gears of War 4 Pro-Am Battle on the Strip live finals will be held at The Foundry, SLS Las Vegas’ premier live entertainment venue, on Sunday, December 18, 2016. Gears of War 4 Gears Pro Circuit Pro and amateur teams can sign up online today for this Sunday’s (Dec 4, 2016) Gears Pro Circuit 2K Tournament to qualify for this event as well as earn Gears Pro Points. The Top 4 North American teams from Sunday’s Gears Pro Circuit 2K Tournament will be flown out to “Battle on the Strip,” where they’ll compete for a $5,000 prize pool.
“It’s thrilling to see how well-received our Battle on the Strip event series has been. We’ve successfully injected something refreshing into a tried-and-true formula – through rotating titles and inviting amateur competitors alongside the pros,” said UMV CEO, Jon Bukosky. “For the third installment, we’re kicking it up a notch to partner with the amazing team at The Coalition to deliver an exhilarating Gears of War 4 esports event.”
“We are excited to offer Gears teams more opportunities to compete in Gears of War 4 including community and sanctioned events for pro as well as amateur teams. We look forward to offering more ways for fans and players to participate around the world in Gears of War 4 events. We’re looking forward to seeing a UMV event hosted at SLS Las Vegas,” said The Coalition’s Lead eSports Producer Jack Felling.
Fans and cosplayers can purchase SLS Las Vegas legendary rooms at special guest rates to attend Battle on the Strip. Legendary rooms are leveled up with loot from premier UMV sponsor brands including BenQ, E-BLUE Gaming, HyperX, MemberJets, Quest Nutrition, and exclusive merchandise from UMV’s dedicated esports apparel and lifestyle brand “ULT” (ULTesports.com). Each Legendary room guest also receives special VIP seating at The Foundry to view the Battle on the Strip tournament along with a cosplay contest halftime show. Fans unable to attend the event in person can watch the action live on Twitch at 1 p.m. PST / 4 p.m EST at https://www.twitch.tv/
For more information about Battle on the Strip, please visit BattleOnTheStrip.com.
ABOUT ULTIMATE MEDIA VENTURES
Ultimate is a highly specialized gaming and esports innovation company with services ranging from strategic consulting and content production to creating lifestyle products and event experiences. Our team has the ultimate ability to apply our extensive gaming and esports industry experience to help brand partners navigate the deeply nuanced global esports game community and culture. Ultimate features venture-backed innovations and initiatives in esports lifestyle apparel, news content, virtual reality (VR) and experiential design. In partnership with UMV Group is Dallas, TX-based Cedar Springs Capital headed up by Mr. Colin McGrady. To learn more about Ultimate Media Ventures, follow us on Instagram @ULTeSports and Twitter @ULTlosangeles or visit www.UltimateMedia.Ventures. UMV’s brand of ULT esports gear and apparel is available at ULTesports.com.
ABOUT SLS LAS VEGAS®
SLS Las Vegas®, a Tribute Portfolio Resort, is an all-encompassing resort and casino with more than 1,600 guest rooms and suites in three distinctive towers, 80,000 square feet of flexible meeting space and a collection of acclaimed restaurant and nightlife brands. SLS offers an impressive selection of dining concepts including Bazaar Meat by José Andrés™; Katsuya; Cleo®; Umami Burger, Beer Garden & Sports Book; 800 Degrees Neapolitan Pizzeria; Northside Café & Chinese Kitchen and The Perq™. The resort is also home to multiple nightlife and entertainment offerings including Hollywood favorite, The Sayers Club®; the edgy and sophisticated nightclub, Foxtail®; and the intimate, live entertainment venue, The Foundry. SLS Las Vegas also hosts the luxurious Ciel Spa® and a sports book operated by global gaming leader, William Hill. For more information about SLS Las Vegas®, please visit slslasvegas.com and stay connected on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram.