OverActive Media (TSXV: OAM) (OTCQB: OAMCF) has exciting news for esports enthusiasts in Canada as they announce that the highly anticipated 2023 Overwatch League Grand Finals will be held in Toronto. This is the first time the championship event will take place in Canada, and it is expected to ignite unparalleled excitement among fans across the country. The tournament will feature the world's top Overwatch League players from eight teams, competing for a prize pool of over $1.8 million USD. The event will take place from September 28 to October 1, and it promises to be a thrilling showcase of the best-on-best esports talent.
OverActive Media, the Chief Commercial Officer, Alyson Walker, expressed their excitement in partnering with the Overwatch League to bring the first-ever professional global esports league championship to Canada. She stated that there has been a noticeable increase in interest in esports within Toronto and that OverActive Media takes great pride in creating extraordinary experiences that unite traditional sports and gaming for their fans and partners. This collaboration aims to provide unparalleled opportunities for fans to immerse themselves in the world of esports and further solidify Toronto's presence in the growing esports industry.
Overwatch League on Mattamy Athletic Centre
The city's historic Mattamy Athletic Centre is gearing up for sold-out crowds as it prepares to host the upcoming Overwatch League Grand Finals. With a rich history as the former home of the Toronto Maple Leafs, this iconic venue is expected to draw in fans from all over. Last year's Grand Finals shattered the League's global viewership record, and the 2022 postseason witnessed the highest viewership ever recorded. The overall hours watched skyrocketed by an impressive 285 per cent, reaching a staggering 9.9 million, compared to the previous year. This highly anticipated event will mark the fourth major esports event that OverActive Media has brought to the city, solidifying Toronto's rising prominence in the world of esports.
The highly anticipated Grand Finals are just around the corner, and fans can now secure their tickets for the event. Preferred ticket pre-sale will kick off on Friday, July 21, 2023, giving avid supporters the opportunity to snag their seats before anyone else. For those who miss out on the pre-sale, general ticket sales will commence on July 28, 2023, so there's still a chance to be a part of this thrilling spectacle. To stay in the loop and receive all the latest news and updates leading up to the Grand Finals, be sure to register at Ticketmaster. Don't miss out on this incredible event – secure your tickets today!