Gameloft, leader in the development and publishing of games, announces the Grand Finale of the first edition of the “Asphalt esports Series presented by Black Shark”, the mobile esports tournament in the world’s most downloaded and multi-awarded mobile racing franchise. Partnering with ESL, the world’s largest esports company, and Black Shark, the official gaming device of the competition, the grand finale will take place at gamescom on August 21st, on the main stage, Hall 11.3.
Gameloft reveals Porsche Formula E car as the official car of the Grand Finale, pushing the boundaries of mobile esports with a unique racing experience
To spice up the competition, Gameloft has invited the Porsche Formula E as the official car of the Grand Finale. A week before its official reveal, the prestigious car will be featured in its current white showcar livery exclusively in Asphalt 9: Legends for the “Asphalt esports Series” Grand Finale. The finalists will have the unique chance to drive this dream car, appearing for the first time ever in a game, before Porsche kicks off its race debut in season 6 of the ABB FIA Formula E Championship on November, 22nd this year.
During 4 months, players from 9 countries faced off in Asphalt 9: Legends and competed to qualify for the grand finale where only the best players from each region* will be able to try and win the €20,000 prize. After a fierce qualifying phase, 12 finalists have earned their place at the finale and will compete with the Black Shark 2.
Equipped with the best liquid cooling system in the industry, the Black Shark 2 includes features such as the world’s lowest latency screen touch and the world’s first DSP used on a smartphone, a technology that offers the most advanced graphics performance, even on demanding games. With the Black Shark unique gaming accessories, the Black Shark 2 can also transform into a console that adapts with multi gaming modes.
Watch the live stream: Asphalt 9 YouTube channel and Gameloft YouTube channel
*The “Asphalt esports Series presented by Black Shark” is open to the following markets: Asia, Europe and North America.
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