Year-round partnership includes gaming tournaments and mobile challenges highlighting powerful mobile gaming on Galaxy devices.
Samsung Electronics America, Inc. and Twitch today announced a partnership that secures the Samsung Galaxy as the exclusive mobile device partner of Twitch Rivals North America (“Twitch Rivals”). Twitch Rivals is a series of competitive online events designed from the ground up for Twitch streamers and viewers.
Through this unique partnership, Samsung and Twitch Rivals will reinvent the future of mobile gaming and create the next wave of mobile gaming heroes with a year-long program of regular, exclusive mobile gaming challenges and events. The events will feature Samsung’s powerful lineup of Galaxy 5G-enabled mobile gaming devices. Samsung and Twitch Rivals are coming together to kick off 2021 with a live broadcast of Twitch Rivals on January 13. Additional events are planned shortly thereafter, including a Twitch Rivals Mobile Challenge featuring Samsung Galaxy 5G devices.
“Our flagship Galaxy devices help gamers win, with high-resolution screens and advanced processing power to deliver an amazing gaming experience. And of course, 5G can help deliver the low latency gamers want, especially in multiplayer environments,” said Jude Buckley, executive vice president of mobile, Samsung Electronics America. “Now that we’re embarking on an exciting partnership with Twitch Rivals, we’re well positioned to showcase the strength and performance of our Samsung mobile product portfolio.”
“We are thrilled to have Samsung as the official mobile gaming device of Twitch Rivals North America in our family of official partners. Samsung’s industry-leading mobile gaming devices will allow gamers to not only stream their favorite Twitch Rivals content, but also fully engage in the unparalleled chat and interactivity that fuels the Twitch community,” said Lou Garate, Global Head of Sponsorship Sales, Twitch. “As livestreaming and esports continue to grow exponentially, we’re excited to partner with Samsung to help their dedicated and engaged gaming audience access their Twitch Rivals content wherever and whenever they want.”
- Twitch Rivals Mobile Challenges: A series of first-of-its-kind mobile gaming crossover events where Twitch Rivals and Samsung will assemble top streamers and top mobile gaming franchises for marquee entertainment moments for the Twitch audience.
- Mobile Mondays brought to you by Samsung: A year-long series of tournament with cash prizing and additional benefits for Galaxy and Twitch users.
- Mobile Gaming Heroes: Later this year, Twitch Rivals and Samsung will unveil the next generation of mobile gaming heroes, who will produce original content, host exclusive streams and participate in select events.