OAKLAND, California, December 8, 2020 / PRNewswire / – The Ultimate Gaming League (UGL) and Antares Gaming today announced the launch of four gaming franchises comprised of current and former NFL stars as well as professional gamers titled: Da Fam Gaming, Ochocinco Gaming, 4 Brothers Gaming and Glitxh Gaming. For the first time, gaming teams can invite their millions of fans to join the team, not just watch the team. Once fans are selected, they will have the opportunity to present their content on a bigger stage and earn exclusive rewards such as playing time with their favorite athletes and celebrities.
The launch of the franchises will result in a draft on Monday, December 21, where the captains of each team will recruit members into their semi-pro gaming teams that will compete against each other in the current seasons of Call of Duty, NBA 2K, Madden and FIFA.
Da Fam Gaming is headed by the captain and San Francisco 49ers quarterback Josh johnson and legendary running back Swamp lynch. Baltimore Ravens cornerback also joins Da Fam Gaming Marcus Peters and Pro Madden BAM player.
âDa Fam is an extension of ourselves, a way of showing the world who we are,â said Johnson, who is also UGL’s director of athletes and co-founder of Fam 1st Family Foundation.
âJust like with our foundation, Da Fam is a way for us to reach out to a new generation of thinkers and activists, connecting everyone to build a better future. If you are committed to creating a better and more connected world and you’re a beast on the sticks, we want you. ”
Ochocinco games takes the namesake of famous receiver Chad “Ochocinco” Johnson. He is joined by cornerbacks and passionate players Kill Darius (Philadelphia Eagles) and Desmond king (Tennes de Tennessee).
âUGL and Antares are the next steps in the evolution of how gaming teams are formed and managed, and Ochocinco Gaming is at the peak of that movement,â Ochocinco said. “Other teams like Marshawn’s for example just can’t compete with mine.”
“We’ll see about that,” replied Lynch, who is preparing for a Da Fam v Ochocinco showdown.
Las Vegas Raiders defensive end Maxx Crosby captains 4 play brothers and Raiders running back Josh jacobs and quarterback and games director Brogan Roback round out the roster.
âThe game has always brought me, my friends and my teammates closer together no matter where life has taken us,â said Crosby. “The game creates a brotherhood no matter what lifestyle you are from. It is the essence of 4 Brothers, so log on and join the team.”
Sidney jones iv captains Glitxh Gaming and is joined by wide NFL receivers Preston Williams (Miami Dolphins) and Rashard Higgins (Cleveland browns). Also joining the team is Avonte Maddox, cornerback of the Philadelphia Eagles.
âWe are the next generation of players and we are not afraid to play with anyone, anytime, anywhere,â said Jones IV. “Join our Yank Squad and be a part of the history of the game.”
Players around the world have the opportunity to be drafted for competitive places on each team and to earn prizes and incentives by participating in team activities. All spectators, players and content creators are welcome to actively participate in their favorite team and league entries are available at www.antaresgaming.com.
Each franchise is recruiting its army of influencers who will officially kick off with the first franchise event – the UGL’s Pros vs. Joes Call of Duty brought to you by HyperX featuring 16 NFL athletes and the UGL gaming community on Tuesday, December 15.
âIt’s about building a diverse community of all ages, genres, races and ethnicities and opening up the wide possibilities that gaming has to offer,â said Dushan Batrovic, CEO of Antares Gaming. âWe allow celebrities to create a real connection with their fans. Of course, if you’re good at Madden or CoD, come join one of our four launch teams. But that’s not all. We want the musicians. , actors, comedians and philosophers who also love the game. The game is awesome, but it could be so much more. “
ABOUT THE ULTIMATE GAMING LEAGUE
The Ultimate Gaming League (UGL) is an esports media startup based in Oakland, California which hosts its own branded esports tournaments and championships. The overall goal and mission is to create an experience that reflects the essence of the game’s lifestyle and culture – for players to be all the same on the sticks. UGL seeks to extend the culture of esports beyond competitive games to create and engage a larger community of gamers through entertainment and education. For more information, visit www.uglworld.com.
ABOUT ANTARES GAMING CORP.
Antares Gaming designs, builds and operates celebrity gaming and esports teams to help them engage millions of fans in the game’s burgeoning new media channel. For more information, visit www.antaresgaming.com.
ABOUT THE OPERA EVENT
Founded in 2016, Opera Event harnesses the skills and vision of experts in the fields of esport, advertising and media. The CEO, Brandon Byrne, is a Curse and Team Liquid veteran and the company is based in Oakland, California. For more information, visit http://www.operaevent.co/ Where https://igc.operaevent.co/
ABOUT DA FAM GAMING
Da Fam Gaming was born out of three cousins’ innate love for family, community and gaming, Da Fam is led by the NFL quarterback San Francisco 49ers Josh johnson, NFL running back legend Swamp lynch and defensive back Marcus Peters of the Baltimore Ravens. Game Director Mark ‘Bam’ Samuel completes Da Fam’s roster with his gaming pedigree. To learn more or join Da Fam, visit www.dafamgaming.com and follow social media at @dafamgaming.
ABOUT 4 BROTHERS GAMING
4 Brothers Gaming is a team of rising NFL stars who are competitors on and off the field. defensive lineman Maxx Crosby of the Las Vegas Raiders, running back Josh jacobs of the Las Vegas Raiders and defensive lineman Kenny clark of the Green Bay Packers and Game Director Brogan Roback complete the 4 Brothers squad. To find out more or join 4 Brothers, visit www.4Brothersgaming.com and follow us on social media @ Team4Brothers.
ABOUT OCHOCINCO GAMES
Ochocinco Gaming is led by NFL legend Chad âOchocincoâ Johnson, one of the most original and prolific personalities in professional sports. Unite with Ochocinco are defensive backs Darius Slay Jr. the Philadelphia Eagles and Desmond king of the Tennessee Titans. To find out more or join the Ochocinco team, click here www.ochocincogaming.com and follow social media at @ochocincogaming.
ABOUT GLITXH GAMING
Glitxh Gaming is authentic in every way led by the next generation of NFL stars including the defensive back Sidney jones iv Jacksonville Jaguars, wide receiver Preston Williams Miami Dolphins wide receiver Rashard Higgins Cleveland Brown and Avonte Maddox, cornerback of the Philadelphia Eagles. To learn more or join the Glitxh Gaming Army Yank Squad, visit www.glitxhgaming.com and follow on social media @glitxhgaming.
HyperX is the games division of Kingston Technology Company, Inc., the world’s largest independent memory maker, with the goal of providing gamers, PC builders, PC, console and mobile users with high performance components. performance. For 16 years, HyperX’s mission has been to develop gaming products for all types of gamers – high-speed memory, SSDs, headsets, keyboards, mice, charging accessories for consoles, USB drives and mouse pads – to community play and beyond. HyperX has shipped over 70 million memory modules, 10 million gaming headsets, and one million keyboards worldwide. More information can be found at www.hyperxgaming.com
ABOUT STARGAZE GAMING
Stargaze Gaming is a full-service gaming talent management agency building the next generation of gaming franchises in partnership with professional athletes and celebrities who are passionate about gaming and the community. Working with innovative brand leaders inside and outside the esports industry, Stargaze Gaming franchises provide the safest and most sustainable revenue stream for our athlete-partners to âconnectâ with. put to bat â. Stargaze Gaming to launch its flagship franchises and leagues in december 2020.
SOURCE Antares Gaming Corp.