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Gfinity PLC
29 June 2017



Dissemination of a Regulatory Announcement that contains inside information according to REGULATION (EU) No 596/2014 (MAR)



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("Gfinity" or the "Company")


                                                               Exclusive Event Partnership with Microsoft


Gfinity announced as exclusive event partner for the EU Halo Championship Series Fall 2017 season


Gfinity plc, a leading esports promoter, announces it has been named as Microsoft's exclusive event partner for the forthcoming "EU Halo Championship Series Fall 2017 Season" (the "HCS"). This follows on from the Company's successful collaborations with Microsoft on the Forza Racing Championship 2017 and Gears of War 2016 tournaments.


The HCS will include four weekly Halo Championship Series tournaments, which will be broadcasted live through various streaming services, to commence mid-August 2017. The season will also include an EU Open LAN event with a prize pool of $25,000 to be held at Gfinity's London arena in September 2017.



Neville Upton, Chief Executive of Gfinity, said:

"Everyone at Gfinity is extremely proud to be announced once again by Microsoft as the tournament partner for the Halo Championship Series in Europe this fall. Microsoft and Xbox are game industry leaders and we look forward to working with them in bringing the Halo community the most engaging online competition and head-to-head event held at the Gfinity Esports Arena, in London. The partnership between Gfinity and Microsoft on this event helps to further establish Gfinity as a leader in international esports tournament design and execution."


Tashir Hasandjekic, Esports Producer of 343 Industries, said:

"Gfinity are known for their world-class events and shows and we're excited to partner with them once again for the upcoming season of the Halo Championship Series in Europe. We can't wait to see the European Halo community come out in full force to play and compete online and in-person this fall."




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About Gfinity

Founded in 2012, Gfinity has quickly established itself as one of the world's leading esports business.  The London-based company enjoys strong relationships with game publishers, players and the wider esports community and has built a reputation for delivering top quality esport competitions, both on-line and off-line, and producing industry leading esports broadcasts.


Gfinity has over 700,000 registered users eligible to compete in its online esport competitions. Gfinity stages world leading off-line events in which the world's top esport players travel to the Gfinity Arena in London to take part in competitions broadcast on-line to millions of viewers worldwide.  Gfinity stages live esports events featuring top video gaming titles, across PCs, consoles and mobile devices.


Gfinity monetises the strong position that it has created through a combination of sponsorship, advertising, broadcast income relating to Gfinity's own events and through fees received for creating and delivering bespoke events for sponsors and game publishers seeking to engage with the esports community.

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