ESEA tempts with $100,000 LAN
ESEA says they are willing to disburse $100,000 for an event in North America should they get 6,000 more subscribers.
The announcement was made by co-founder Eric "lpkane" Thunberg, and is a part of taking ESEA to a new level, "all while restoring North American e-sports to the prominence it once held."
According to Thunberg, ESEA currently has approximately 14,000 paying subscribers, and for them to go through with such an event, they will require an additional 6,000 by the end of this year.
"If we hit 20,000 Premium members by the end of the year, we'll throw a massive open LAN tournament next
summer and guarantee a total prize pot of at least $100,000."
The co-founder furthermore entices that the prize fund will go to whatever games are supported by their Premium section next year and even a bring your own computer tournament.
"We'll support whatever games are part of Premium come next year, and if the community wants it, we'll make a point to throw one hell of a BYOC to go along with the main event."
ESEA have in addition made several improvements to their website and systems in order to make this happen. Read more about these and the entire announcement by clicking here.