Supercell has announced recently that it will be the host of the first-ever Clash of Clans World Championship. It will take place at ESL One Hamburg, from the 25th of October to the 27th of October. This World Championship will have as its prize $1 million, which is the largest ever for the game.
How popular is Clash of Clans?
Clash of Clans is a mobile strategy game. It came out in 2012, and it is still going strong. It is free to play, and only last year it has earned $597 million.
This is the first time this event is taking place
The game has been part of other esports events in the past, but this is the first time Supercell is branding a competition as a World Championship event. The community of the game has been playing this game for so long, and they put thousands of hours into this game. The team behind the game is honored to deliver a championship that’s worthy of this dedicated community, as said by Marika Appel, who’s the Clash of Clans community manager. She talked about this in a press release that was sent to GamesBeat.
When they decided to make a partnership with ESL, which is one of the most respected organizations in esports, they were excited to create a new way for the community to engage with it and enjoy better Clash of Clans.
What’s ELS, and why are we so excited about this?
ELS was founded in 2000, and it is the largest esports company in the world. It has put multiple competitive events every year, including popular esports games, such as Dota 2 and Counter-Strike: Global Offensive.
Daniel Kiss is the senior editor for News Lair. Daniel was working as a writer since he finished high-school, first for local papers then he started online, nowadays he likes to write about the latest games and tech innovations.