In 2017 we united the best & most prestigious German players to compete with the international elite. What followed was a tremendous success story: The team initially finished 2nd at DreamHack Leipzig 2017, won the German Championship, earned a spot for ESL Pro League, qualified for the Major and gained the legend status by beating the best teams in world – FaZe, Cloud9 and SK-Gaming. They are BIG.
The famous FPS title Quake is part of the esport sphere since the early days of professional gaming. Marcel “k1llsen” Paul has been part of the professional competitive scene for more than 14 years. Since 2004 he has shown world-class performances on the biggest stages of esports in different versions of Quake and is considered as one of the best players in the world.
As one of the most popular online racing games, Trackmania has been part of the esports scene since more than 15 years. Our driver Dennis “Massa” Lotze started playing Trackmania casually in 2010. Today he is considered as one of the world’s fastest drivers on the planet. Massa is especially known for being one of the best but also riskiest drivers in Trackmania and not having missed a single grand final in any of the offline tournaments he competed in.
League of Legends is undoubtedly the driving force in esports. Since the release in 2009, more than 100 million people fell in love with the famous MOBA title. The world’s best athletes in LoL became stars of the esports sphere, playing in front of an audience of millions. In March 2018 we joined forces with a young and tremendously talented LoL squad. Their passion and dedication for the game fit our ambitions perfectly and we are thrilled to see them on the battlefield under the BIG tag.
The 22-year-old talent has already made a name for himself in the FIFA scene by qualifying for the FIFA FUT Champions Cup in Barcelona after he managed to win 156 out 160 matches during the qualification phase. He has also placed 22nd in the official FIFA world ranking – which is an exceptional achievement on its on. Fans might have also seen Oghuzan compete in the German Championship, where he qualified for the “Virtuelle Bundesliga” playoffs in Düsseldorf, Germany.
Gaining over 125 million players in less than a year, Fortnite is one of the fastest growing esports titles in the world. With a professional scene backed by the strong financial support of Epic Games, hundreds of thousands of fans tune in to streams and championships on a daily basis, cheering for their favorite players and teams competing in tournaments with massive prize pools.