YDX Innovation and BEAT Gaming Announces Results of Esports Tournament.
VANCOUVER, B.C., May 5th, 2020 — YDX Innovation Corp. (TSX-V: YDX, OTC: YDRMF, FSE: A2PB03) (“YDX” or the “Company”) is pleased to announce the completion of the ninth season of the Dota 2 Invitational Tournament. The online event took place on April 28th to 30th and was produced by Beat Gaming (“BEAT”), an arm’s length private esports company, sponsored and co-produced by YDX Innovation with additional sponsorship by Twitch.tv and Corsair, a world leader in high-performance gaming peripherals and PC products.
The winner of the three-day event was the team 4Zoomers, who won the grand prize of $10,000 USD in addition to $2,500 USD paid to a charity of their choice: the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society. For more information about their work, please visit: LLS.org
The event also generated another $3,200 CAD to Red Cross Canada and two COVID-19 programs that provide food to people in need this crisis.
During the three days, there were approximately 200,000 unique viewers who watched the tournament, with over 155,000 hours of watched content and a total audience viewership of 828,000, across Twitch, Social Media, Reddit and other online platforms.
The event was seen in 14 countries and was broadcasted in three languages: English, Russian and Portuguese. The largest number of viewers was from the United States (33%), followed by Russia and countries including Canada, Peru, the Philippines and the United Kingdom.
“This was a great first collaboration between YDX and Beat Gaming. The event exposed the YDX brand to the esports community and received great feedback online. We are very happy with our choice to pursue the acquisition of Beat Gaming and add their expertise to our group. The company will continue to grow our initiatives in esports and online gaming” – stated Daniel Japiassu, CEO of YDX Innovation.
The fundraiser to help Red Cross Canada, Food Banks Canada and the Breakfast Club of Canada is still open and we invite shareholders, friends and supporters of the YDX Group to visit the page and donate to one of the charities.
About YDX Innovation
YDX Innovation Corp. (TSXV- YDX :: www.ydxinnovation.com) is a technology company that develops products and services and is an expert in immersive technologies like Augmented and Virtual Reality, eSports events and Interactive Exhibitions under the following three divisions:
Arkave VR Arena – https://sales.arkavevr.com/ – a gaming platform that brings the most immersive Virtual Reality experience to Location Based venues with a highly scalable business model. Developed as an all-in-one gamers haven featuring state-of-the-art free room tech right down to the most nostalgic gaming systems.
YDreams Global – www.ydreamsglobal.com – have developed over 1,300 interactive experiences for clients all over the world such as Disney, NBA, Adidas, Cisco, Nokia, Nike, Mercedes-Benz, Coca-Cola, Santander, AmBev, Qualcomm, Unilever, City of Rio and Fiat.
Game On Festival – www.gameonfestival.com – is an interactive entertainment event that celebrates the video game universe. Designed for gamers, families and fans of all ages, this Festival is a fusion of culture, entertainment and fun through Interactive Exhibits, Game Arenas, eSports Tournaments, high impact collective experiences, among other fun activities, all brought together in one large exhibition-style event.
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