Escape from Tarkov: Arena makes its esports debut

BERLIN, 21.11.2023 – Freaks 4U Gaming, a global full-service agency specializing in esports and gaming, welcomes “Escape from Tarkov: Arena” as Official Festival Partner and its esports debut to DreamHack Hannover this December. The new hardcore shooter game will host its first-ever esports tournament on-site, featuring six professional teams on a dedicated stage vying for a prize pool of 100,000 Euros. Leading influencers such as Pestily will be part of the program.

With captivating presentations of the title at gamescom and TwitchCon 2023, Battlestate Games has gained great momentum in strengthening its community engagement and expanding its fan base. Joining DreamHack Hannover as an Official Festival Partner, the game developer continues to show ambition for its growth and development in the DACH market and beyond.

“As the organizer of DreamHack Hannover, Freaks is incredibly proud to be hosting the public esports debut of ‘Escape from Tarkov: Arena’ – we can’t wait to share and celebrate with our community,” says Michael Haenisch, CEO of Freaks 4U Gaming. “Our successful collaborations with Battlestate Games most recently at gamescom and TwitchCon has built trust and paved the way for a growing partnership. We welcome ‘EFT: Arena’ as the Official Festival Sponsor at DreamHack Hannover and look forward to bringing this upcoming activation as well as many more brand engagement opportunities to fruition.”

Nikita Buyanov, Game Director of EFT: Arena, says: “We are excited to debut ‘Escape from Tarkov: Arena’ in Germany to demonstrate our ambition in taking our esports endeavors to the next level. Developing an esports title has always been part of our EFT: Arena roadmap and the immense popularity and community demand have proven that we are on the right track.” Nikita adds: “We see DreamHack Hannover as a great stage for us to showcase the new title and an opportunity to engage and grow our community with esports and other experiential activations on-site.”

DreamHack Hannover will take place at the Hanover Fair from December 14 to 17, and the onsite tournament of “Escape from Tarkov: Arena” is scheduled from December 15 to 17. For further information about DreamHack Hannover and the available tickets, please visit the official website as well as Facebook, X, and Instagram.