Lightning Announces Bolt Game Series
The Lightning Announces Bolt Game Series presented by Mountain Dew Game Fuel. The Bolts Gaming Series is a seven-month gaming series from October through April that will culminate in the naming of a Bolts Gamer of the Year, presented by Mountain Dew Game Fuel.
Each month will feature a new game with a monthly tournament conducted via Smash.gg, the official online tournament platform of Bolts Gaming. The top three finishers in each monthly tournament will receive Lightning specific prizing like autographed jerseys, custom Bolts-themed gaming controllers, tickets to upcoming games, gift cards and more.
Throughout the series, players will accumulate points for competing and placing in monthly tournaments. One grand prize winner after all seven tournaments have concluded will be crowned the Bolts Gamer of the Year and win a year’s supply of Mountain Dew Game Fuel and a trip including airfare and hotel to the Lightning Announces Bolt Game Series in Las Vegas in June of 2020.
The schedule for the first four months of games are as follows: October – Rocket League, November – Fortnite, December – Star Wars Battlefront II and January – Destiny 2. Games for February through April will be announced at a later date. In conjunction with Bolts Gaming and to promote the monthly tournaments, a Lightning player (TBD) and a representative of Rare Drop, the official gaming consultants and content partners of Bolts Gaming, will conduct a monthly stream promoting the Bolts Gaming Series
More information on the Bolts Gaming Series can be found at Bolts Gaming’s official website . Bolts Gaming can be followed at these locations: Twitch (@boltsgamingofficial), Twitter (@boltsgaming), Facebook (Bolts Gaming), Instagram (@boltsgamingofficial) and Discord (Bolts Gaming). Starting October 4, the Lightning will host weekly Twitch streams from @boltsofficialgaming. Future streams can be found on the calendar.
About Rare Drop:
Rare Drop is an event planning & multimedia company that specializes in eSports & gaming media. Owned & operated by some of the top content creators in the space we aim to tailor all of our experiences with the global gaming community in mind first and foremost. Our podcast network includes The Broman Podcast, Worst Radio Show, The Jam & more. In addition, our annual GCX event has raised almost $9 million for the children of St. Jude and is dedicated to fostering the next generation of charitable support through our #GamingDoesGood initiative.
Founded in 2015, Smash.gg is the leading esports platform that empowers tournament and league organizers, developers, and influencers to establish and grow competitive gaming communities. Smash.gg offers feature-rich and highly scalable solutions and focuses on connecting top-down professional scenes with the grassroots organizers, players, and spectators at the heart of the community. The company is headquartered in San Francisco, with additional offices in Denver and Atlanta. For more information, visit about.smash.gg.
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