OVERACTIVE MEDIA PARTNERS WITH TEAM SINGULARITY TO FIELD CALL OF DUTY CHALLENGERS TEAMS IN CANADA AND EUROPE
February 25, 2022 (TORONTO, ONTARIO) – OverActive Media (TSXV:OAM) (OTCQB:OAMCF) (“OverActive” or the “Company”), a global sports, media and entertainment company for today’s generation of fans, announces a new partnership agreement with Danish esports organization Team Singularity. The partnership brings with it two Toronto Ultra branded Call of Duty Challengers teams for the 2022 season, Toronto Ultra Academy and Toronto Ultra Academy EU.
“OverActive Media is committed to winning and we win by developing great players. Our partnership with Team Singularity allows us to continue to build competitive teams by accessing some of the best talent available,” said Adam Adamou, Chief Strategy Officer, OverActive Media. “As an organization with roots in Canada and Europe, supporting Call of Duty’s path to pro system with teams in both markets is an important step for us and for the Challengers ecosystem.”
Both the Toronto Ultra Academy and Toronto Ultra Academy EU teams will compete in their next scheduled tournaments on Saturday, February 26.
“Team Singularity is focused on talent scouting and development, creating the esports stars of tomorrow with our path2pro ecosystem. Our partnership with OverActive Media and working directly with one of the best Call of Duty teams in the CDL enables us to optimize the framework around our Call of Duty Challenger operation,” said Atle Stehouwer, Chief Revenue Officer & Founder, Team Singularity. "We have a great relationship with Toronto Ultra and have previously transferred two Team Singularity Challenger players to the Ultra team, Tobias “CleanX” Jonsson and Jamie “Insight” Craven."
The team rosters are as follows:
Toronto Ultra Academy
- To be confirmed (Coach)
- Charlie “Hicksy” Hicks
- Thomas “Scrappy” Ernst
- Mohak “MohaK” Kumar
- Javier “Vikul” Milagro Caro
Toronto Ultra Academy EU
- Joshua-Lee “Joshh” Sheppard (Coach)
- Stephen “Vortex” Rae Allan
- Liam “Furiious” Osborne
- Ben “Beans” McMellon
- Harry “Harry” William Payne*
Call of Duty Challengers is the official path to pro circuit for Call of Duty® esports players around the globe. Click here for the latest information about Call of Duty Challengers including the season schedule and where to watch live.
*(Contracted with London Royal Ravens)
Director, PR & Communications, OverActive Media
Cautionary Note Regarding Forward-Looking Information
This press release contains statements which constitute “forward-looking statements” and “forward-looking information” within the meaning of applicable securities laws (collectively, “forward-looking statements”), including statements regarding the plans, intentions, beliefs and current expectations of OverActive with respect to future business activities and operating performance. Forward-looking statements are often identified by the words “may”, “would”, “could”, “should”, “will”, “intend”, “plan”, “anticipate”, “believe”, “estimate”, “expect” or similar expressions and includes information regarding: (a) the listing and trading of the OverActive Shares on the TSXV, (b) expectations for other economic, business, and/or competitive factors; and (c) the use of proceeds of the Offering.
Investors are cautioned that forward-looking statements are not based on historical facts but instead OverActive management’s expectations, estimates or projections concerning future results or events based on the opinions, assumptions and estimates of management considered reasonable at the date the statements are made. Although OverActive believes that the expectations reflected in such forward-looking statements are reasonable, such statements involve risks and uncertainties, and undue reliance should not be placed thereon, as unknown or unpredictable factors could have material adverse effects on future results, performance or achievements of the OverActive. Among the key factors that could cause actual results to differ materially from those projected in the forward-looking statements are the following: the potential impact of the announcement or consummation of the Transaction on relationships, including with regulatory bodies, employees, suppliers, customers and competitors; changes in general economic, business and political conditions, including changes in the financial markets; changes in applicable laws and regulations both locally and in foreign jurisdictions; compliance with extensive government regulation; the risks and uncertainties associated with foreign markets; and the diversion of management time on the Transaction and other risk factors set out in the filing statement. These forward-looking statements may be affected by risks and uncertainties in the business of OverActive and general market conditions, including COVID-19.
Should one or more of these risks or uncertainties materialize, or should assumptions underlying the forward-looking statements prove incorrect, actual results may vary materially from those described herein as intended, planned, anticipated, believed, estimated or expected. Although OverActive has attempted to identify important risks, uncertainties and factors which could cause actual results to differ materially, there may be others that cause results not to be as anticipated, estimated or intended and such changes could be material. OverActive does not intend, and does not assume any obligation, to update the forward-looking statements except as otherwise required by applicable law.
About Team Singularity
Team Singularity, recently acquired by Rightbridge Ventures, launched in 2016 as a grassroots operation and has grown into a premier esports organization with professional teams competing in Fortnite, Counter-Strike: Global Offensive, Rocket League, League of Legends, FIFA22, Apex Legends and more.
The company is focused on talent development and is the leading player talent incubator in esports. Team Singularity has the largest path2pro esports academy in the world with over 10,000 active amateur players making their way to become the next pro player in esports.
Team Singularity is home to more than 100 players and staff members from more than 30 different countries.
Neither the TSXV nor its Regulation Services Provider (as that term is defined in the policies of the TSXV) accepts responsibility for the adequacy or accuracy of this release.