Introducing Cloud9; Esports Meets Video Games
Companies such as Cloud9 have expanded upon playing video games competitively by adding a community aspect to it. Esports began as a subcategory of both the sports and gaming industry. They’ve made video games a spectator sport. That’s the element that brings esports the success it has.
Founded and currently owned by Jack and Paullie Etienne, Cloud9 is just one example. Introducing Cloud9, a company that’s taken competitive sports and combined it with entertainment technology within the Cloud9 community. Becoming one of the best-known Esport companies, Cloud9 is worth an estimated $350 million.
What Are Esports?
Esports, or Electronic Sports, is a form of competitive sport focusing on video games. These competitions are structured as organized multiplayer video game competitions with professional players. These professional players compete both as individuals and teams. Competition in video games was already there. Esports took it to another level.
What makes Cloud9 Different?
Starting in 2013, Cloud9 has become a worldwide esports organization with championships. They boast of being the best in the business, “With championships industry-wide, unmatched viewership hours, and extensive benefits packages for players and staff, Cloud9 prides itself on being the best in all categories”.
They have a range of games including Apex Legends, British Hurricane, Chess, Fortnite, Halo, League of Legends, London Spitfire, Super Smash Bros Melee, Valorant Blue, Wild Rift, World of Warcraft among many more.
Of these games, League of Legends is one of the most popular and most watched Esport throughout the world. However, League of Legends isn’t leading when it comes to prize money. The top five esports games based solely on the maximum prize money awarded are Dota 2 ($231,180,489.52), Counterstrike: Global Offensive ($110,688,306.47), Fortnite ($99,362,917.41), League of Legends ($82,056,088.16), and StarCraft II ($34,695,574.78). (Esports Earnings, 2021)
Music From League of Legends
League of legends, as stated previously is one of the most popular games provided through Cloud9. Below is a highlighted list of amazing League of Legends music for your next gaming session.
“Get Jinxed” Wønder, Originally By League Of Legends
“Legends Never Die” Cover By J.Fla, originally by League of Legends
“Legends Never Die” Cover By By Jonathan Young And Jordan Radvansky
“Giants” Cover By Caleb Hyles, Originally By True Damage
“Phoenix” By SOLENCE, originally by League of Legends
“Warriors” Originally By Imagin Dragons, Cover By 2WEI And Edda Hayes
“Awaken” By Wønder, Originally By League Of Legends
It’s more than a video game; more than a single stream. This is more than just watching because they’ve engaged the audience.