EE and EXCEL ESPORTS launch EE Ultimate Gamer featuring comedian Munya Chawawa and TikToker Ollie Ball
- The Twitch stream will see comedian Munya Chawawa, pro-Fortnite player Wolfiez, TikToker Ollie Ball and content creator ImAngelikaa battle it out
- Each player will compete in five rounds of Halo Infinite, FIFA 22, and Forza Horizon 5
- The event will be hosted live from a house totally powered by EE Full Fibre on 30th March
- Fans can catch all the action over on EXCEL Twitch TV
Today EE, the UK's best mobile network, and British competitive gaming culture brand EXCEL ESPORTS announce the launch of EE Ultimate Gamer. The event includes a six-hour Twitch stream held on the 30th of March and will see four famous UK personalities compete against each other across three separate games, Halo Infinite, Forza Horizon 5 and FIFA 22, in a house all powered by EE’s Full Fibre broadband.
EE Ultimate Gamer will feature famous faces going head to head across three separate games, including comedian Munya Chawawa, EXCEL’s professional Fortnite player Jaden ‘Wolfiez’ Ashman and TikToker Ollie Ball and Royal Raven’s content creator Angelika ‘ImAngelikaa’ Slon. Each competitor will play five rounds of Halo Infinite, FIFA, and Forza on EE’s Full Fibre broadband, and the player with the highest total of kills, goals and race position finishes across all three titles will be crowned EE’s Ultimate Gamer.
The stream will be hosted by esports personality Adam Savage live from a house fully powered by EE’s Full Fibre broadband with broadcast production from GINX TV.
EE’s Full Fibre broadband can handle anything. It enables users to connect 100 devices simultaneously with an ultrafast gigabit connection on brand new cutting-edge broadband technology, powered by BT. The strength of EE’s Full Fibre broadband is perfect for busy connected homes providing extra capacity for multiple online gaming users for the ultimate gaming experience, boxset bingeing, live streaming on social media and everything in between.
Comedian Munya Chawawa commented: “You mean I get to game as part of my work?! I’m in heaven - EE Ultimate Gamer, prepare to face the lean, mean Zimbabwean button-bashing machine!”
Commercial Director at EXCEL ESPORTS, Mark Carter comments: “EXCEL and EE share a joint passion for creating entertaining events and content for the UK gaming community, and we are thrilled to announce the launch of EE Ultimate Gamer!
“Bringing together one of the best UK professional gamers Wolfiez, the humour of Munya and Ollie and entertainment from ImAngelikaa - it’s set to be a really fun and engaging stream. We are looking forward to our fans and community to tune in and see who will be crowned EE Ultimate Gamer champion!”
Pete Jeavons, Director of Marketing Communications at EE, said: “This new gaming experience produced by EE and competitive gaming culture brand EXCEL is another new and exciting way to showcase the power of EE’s Full Fibre broadband. As the best network for gaming, we know how important it is for gamers to have great connection while playing and streaming. With EE’s Full Fibre, this 6-hour streaming experience will be a seamless and uninterrupted one.”
EE’s new Full Fibre broadband is available to purchase at www.ee.co.uk
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About EXCEL ESPORTS
Headquartered in London, EXCEL ESPORTS is a British competitive gaming culture brand founded in 2014 by brothers Joel and Kieran Holmes-Darby. The organisation has competitive rosters across four game titles, Fortnite, VALORANT, League of Legends and FIFA. EXCEL is one of ten founding partners of the LEC, Europe’s most-watched esports league, and competes in the NLC, the Northern League of Legends Championship. EXCEL is also home to Fortnite prodigy Jaden "Wolfiez" Ashman, the youngest gamer to earn $1 million in esports.
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