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The Esports Awards and Xfinity have teamed up for a World Record Breaking attempt of the ages.

LAS VEGAS, NV (November 22, 2023) – Next Thursday, the Esports Awards presented by Lexus, the most prestigious night in the esports calendar, is set to host a star-studded World Record Breaking attempt in partnership with Xfinity, the Official Supporting Partner of the Esports Awards.

As the Esports Awards festivities come to a close, esteemed guests, winners, and celebrated talent, including the likes of Sidemen’s Vikkstar, Nobru, and Waka Flocka Flame, will flock to the AYU Day Club to witness this unprecedented World Record attempt.

The highly anticipated showdown will feature none other than Bugha. For the first time ever, the 2019 Fortnite World Cup Champion, will attempt to break a world record live in front of an audience, set to set a new standard for gaming entertainment. He will be joined in this attempt by several other athletes whose strength will no doubt be useful in overcoming the challenge ahead of them.

With the support of Xfinity, this gaming spectacle is set to break boundaries, showcasing the convergence of esports and celebrity talent. Visible from all over Las Vegas, this thrilling showdown will be broadcast live online and on TV.

Full details around the World Record Breaking attempt will be revealed on November 30th at 2:30 pm local time when Esports Awards, Xfinity, and Bugha hope to be celebrating their success.

“We’re delighted to have Xfinity and Bugha, 2019 Fortnite World Cup Champion, to join us in Las Vegas for the Esports Awards! The World Record attempt is the ultimate union of esports and entertainment, and I’m thrilled to witness the fusion of talent and technology at the AYU Day Club,” commented Michael Ashford, CEO of the Esports Awards, “Working alongside partner Xfinity, this attempt promises to be huge, and I cannot wait to see the outcome!”

“Gamers need an Internet connection that delivers fast speeds, low latency and ultra reliability, and no other provider delivers these features better than Xfinity,” said Mark Cruz, Senior Director of Brand Partnerships for Comcast. “This world record attempt will bring these aspects of the gaming experience to life in a way that has never been seen before.”

The Esports Awards ceremony, presented by Lexus, is the highlight of a thrilling three-day celebration, including the PWR UP Las Vegas esports conference hosted at the luxurious Resorts World Las Vegas. The ultimate esports, tech and gaming extravaganza will feature groundbreaking events like the Esports Awards Open, a unique golf tournament that blends networking and entertainment with industry leaders and celebrities, shaping the future of esports, tech, and gaming.

Following the main ceremony and world record attempt, a glamorous after-party awaits attendees. Limited seats are available, so interested individuals are urged to contact the Esports Awards organisers promptly to secure their tickets and confirm their attendance.

The Esports Awards 2023 campaign key dates:

  • 25th November: Voting closes for Esports PC Player, Esports Organisation presented by Lexus and Esports Team of the Year
  • 27th & 28th November: Inaugural Scholars
  • 29th & 30th November: Esports Awards 2023 presented by Lexus

The 2023 Esports Awards presented by Lexus is brought to you in partnership with Xfinity, Oakley, XIX, and 5GRV.

For more information about PWR UP Las Vegas:

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Esports Awards

Founded in 2015, the Esports Awards is the most prestigious night in the esports calendar and the only global award show that aims to recognise esports excellence.

The Esports Awards is dedicated to showcasing world-class performance and innovation from every corner of the industry throughout the year and reaches its pinnacle at its end-of-year ceremony considered the Oscars of esports. The ceremony celebrates everyone from the players, teams, media, hardware providers, games, events, and personalities that shape the esports industry.

The 2021 Esports Awards saw a record-breaking 20 million viewers across the campaign, and 10 million votes counted. For 2023, the Esports Awards returns to Resorts World Las Vegas for the second time.

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