Gfinity Championship series racks up 60 million views

first_imgGfinity Championship series racks up 60 million viewsSix month event schedule surpassed expectations by more than 8 million viewsMatthew HandrahanEditor-in-ChiefTuesday 13th October 2015Share this article Recommend Tweet ShareCompanies in this articleGfinityGfinity, the British esports company, drew almost 60 million views across its inaugural Championship Series this year, which started in March and culminated in the Champion of Champions event at EGX in September.The Champion of Champions event received 8.75 million views on its own, pushing the total for the entire Gfinity Championship series to 58.5 million. Initially, the company set a target of 50 million views.Related JobsSenior Game Designer – UE4 – AAA United Kingdom Amiqus GamesProgrammer – REMOTE – work with industry veterans! North West Amiqus GamesJunior Video Editor – GLOBAL publisher United Kingdom Amiqus GamesDiscover more jobs in games In a statement released today, Gfinity CEO Neville Upton said, “We are very pleased to have exceeded our target of 50 million views for the series, demonstrating our ability to attract the best players and talent and stage top quality esports events.” The series was composed of 23 weekly events, most of which were hosted at Gfinity’s arena in London. It was also streamed via services like Twitch, MLG.tv and its own Gfinity.net channel.Gfinity made a statement of its ambitions by listing on the AIM stock exchange in December 2014. It then opened the UK’s first dedicated esports arena in February 2015, but that rapid growth took its toll on the company’s bottom line. In the six months leading up to December 21, 2014, it lost almost £1.4 million.Celebrating employer excellence in the video games industry8th July 2021Submit your company Sign up for The Daily Update and get the best of GamesIndustry.biz in your inbox. Enter your email addressMore storiesGfinity is no longer for saleRevenue at the esports company was up 212% in the second half of 2020By Marie Dealessandri A month agoGfinity acquires Epicstream as it seeks growth amid financial troublesBut sales process is progressing as plannedBy James Batchelor 5 months agoLatest comments Sign in to contributeEmail addressPasswordSign in Need an account? Register now.last_img

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