Industry finalists for the Esports Awards, including awards for Game of the Year and Esports Journalist of the Year, have been announced following a huge tally of nominations from across the scene.
The annual Esports Awards are set for a venue change for the first time in its history as they make the major shift from London to Texas, USA, but the voting and awards themselves have stayed the same, with industry nominations set to be revealed this week.
This major change comes during the award’s fourth year. The Esports Awards are widely regarded as the most prestigious in the world of esports, recognizing the biggest and best in players, streamers, organizations, on-screen talent, journalism and more.
The top professional players in both PC and console esports will be vying for the trophies, as well as big name streamers and on-air talent, with categories for the best in the world of gaming entertainment also handed out.
Nominations for awards like Streamer of the Year, Esports Personality of the Year, and Content Creator of the Year were announced in July, and now the developers, publications, and sponsors in the running for the industry-focused plaudits have been revealed.
It is expected most nominated players and personalities will travel to the new venue in Arlington, though there are always a few absences among the list. The awards hosts are hopefully, however, that the shift from the UK to the United States may lower this number.
I am excited to announce I will once again be hosting the Esports Awards alongside the wonderful @GoldenboyFTW - Tune in to tonight’s show @EsportsAwards to find out who made it as a Finalist for the Community Awards and where the 2019 Ceremony will be taking place! :) pic.twitter.com/3Gzmwqsv7b— Eefje Depoortere (@sjokz) July 10, 2019
The prestigious awards are set to be held at the new 100,000 square feet purpose built Esports Stadium in Arlington on November 16, with general admission tickets to go on sale for fans in coming weeks.
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