5 Things to Know this Week #28
Wed 10th Oct 2018 - 12:26pm
OCTOBER 2-8, 2018
1) #DIGRL: MULTIPLE WORLD RECORDS BROKEN AS TEAM FINISHES SEASON UNDEFEATED
The Team Dignitas Rocket League team wrapped up a record-breaking season with an undefeated 7-0 record, the first of its kind in the European division. Along with team records, the individual players also secured a number of records and accolades. Further, Kaydop and ViolentPanda won $1,000 each for topping the goals per game and assists per game categories for Season 6.
Kaydop: Most Goals per Game (1.28) - World Record
Kaydop: Shooting Percentage (42.67%) - World Record
ViolentPanda: Most Assists per Game (1.00) in Season 6 [0.03 shy of a World Record]
Turbopolsa: Second most Assists per Game (0.84) in Season 6
Turbopolsa: Third most Saves per Game (1.92) in Season 6
Team: Highest season goal differential (+40) - World Record
2) #DIGSMITE: FIRST SEED SECURED AS TEAM CONCLUDES REGULAR SEASON
The SMITE team wrapped up their SMITE Pro League regular season with a 2-0 result against SK Gaming. With a league-leading 8-2 record, Team Dignitas secured the #1 seed heading into Worlds. Over the next few weeks, Team Dignitas will bootcamp in preparation for the Hi-Rez Expo, held at Dreamhack Atlanta. Team Dignitas is Europe’s favorite coming into the season-ending playoffs.
3) @TEAMDIGNITAS NOW VERIFIED ON INSTAGRAM
After rebooting the Team Dignitas Instagram following a hiatus, the team has received the coveted verified badge. The verified status allows Team Dignitas to include links to content and streams on the team’s Instagram stories feed. Instagram continues to be a crucial part of the team’s fan outreach.
4) MICHAEL PRINDIVILLE AT ESPORTS BUSINESS SUMMIT; EMUHLEET AT HOLLYWOOD TECH FESTIVAL
CEO Michael Prindiville joined Buffalo Wild Wing’s Mike Tubman along with representatives from Momentum Worldwide, Turtle Beach and Triggerfish Partnerships to discuss The Essentials of Building Smart Team Sponsorships at the Las Vegas hosted Esports Business Summit. In Hollywood, CS:GO Fe captain Emmalee “EMUHLEET” Garrido was a panelist at the Hollywood Entertainment Technology Festival. She was joined by ULT’s Nate Eckman, NRG’s Julian Cantwell and Overwatch League’s Erik
Lonnquist to talk Esports Lifestyle: How to Build Culture and Create Community.
5) # DIGPUBG: TOP FINISH IN GLOBAL LOOT LEAGUE WEEK 4
The PUBG team finished 1st place in Week 4 of 8 for the Global Loot League, the most prestigious league in PUBG. The team earned one chicken dinner and 36 frags, nearly twice the amount of the next closest team. With the impressive finish, Team Dignitas climbed to third place in the regular season standings.