AMC Networks International - Latin America (AMCNI – LA) announces its strategic alliance with Temporada de Juegos, organizer of Esports competitions on PC and mobile platforms. Both companies agreed to collaborate in promoting and expanding the development of the Esports scene throughout Latin America. Starting in 2020, they will co-produce Counter Strike: Global Offensive (CS: GO) championships in Argentina, Mexico and other countries in the region.
“Striking a partnership of this nature is a true reflection of AMC Networks International – Latin America s DNA. We are committed to producing and offering high-quality content that responds to the entertainment needs of new audiences. Temporada de Juegos is the perfect partner for us to further expand into Esports, strengthening our current operations and jointly exploring launches in new countries and through different tournaments”, said Ricardo Deben, EVP and Managing Director at AMCNI - LA.
The agreement includes the organization of tournaments that bring together the best professional CS:GO teams from Argentina, Brazil, Mexico, Colombia, Chile, Central America (would you want to mention specific countries here instead of the region?), Uruguay, Peru and Paraguay. New original content is to be produced jointly related to Esports news, upcoming championships and their teams. In addition, both companies will launch new events of e-games such as Fortnite, League of Legends, Clash Royale and Call of Duty.
“Temporada de Juegos has been in the Esports market for more than eight years and we believe it is the right time to expand. We are excited to be able to scale up our business, incorporate new sponsors and produce new content with AMC Networks International - Latin America, a consolidated company in the entertainment industry”, agrees Jonatan Cisterna, Director of Temporada de Juegos.
In this way, AMCNI - LA and Temporada de Juegos join forces for the development of high-quality productions and bet on a 2020 that will be undoubtedly a great year for electronic sports in Latin America.