Infinite Reality to Produce & Broadcast the Esports Awards 2023 presented by Lexus Live from Las Vegas

November 29, 2023 9:00 AM

The highly anticipated ceremony celebrates a year of incredible performances and stories from across the esports industry

LOS ANGELES – NOVEMBER 29, 2023 - Infinite Reality (iR), the global leader powering immersive, virtual experiences, has been named the Official Production & Broadcast Partner of the Esports Awards 2023. The Esports Awards presented by Lexus will be available for viewing live on TV and online, including the Awards’ official Twitch channel at https://www.twitch.tv/esportsawards, 12 p.m. PST on November 30.

The Esports Awards is dedicated to showcasing top-class performance and innovation from the players, teams, media, hardware providers, games, events and personalities within the esports industry. iR will be responsible for managing the production broadcast of the ceremony, including the pre-show, red carpet, main ceremony and post-show programming.

“We anticipate that this year’s Esports Awards will be an epic night of celebration as we honor the outstanding performances of those who made this past year’s gaming competitive season so epic,” said Michael Ashford, CEO of Esports Awards. “To ensure that what happens in Vegas does not in fact stay in Vegas, we are pleased to partner with Infinite Reality so that all the publishers, teams, organizations, content creators, individuals and companies who shape the industry get the recognition they so richly deserve. This surely will be a not-to-be missed event and are pleased to offer a plethora of viewing opportunities with iR across a variety of platforms.”

Services for the Esports Awards 2023 are powered by iR Studios, an Emmy Award-winning and fully integrated entertainment services, production and broadcasting company. iR Studios is headquartered in a 150,000 square foot production studio in Long Beach, California that includes 14 sound stages, an 8K resolution XR (Extended Reality) stage, a dedicated esports arena, a motion and volumetric capture stage, a news broadcast stage and master control room, a full suite of broadcasting and production equipment, and a fleet of mobile broadcast trucks. iR Studios is one of the largest independent production studios in the country and works collaboratively with Infinite Reality’s expert Innovation team to develop proprietary technology for Metaverse creation and experiences including live event virtualization and remote collaboration tools in its state-of-the-art facility.

In addition to producing and broadcasting this year’s ceremony, iR has also been named the Official Production and Broadcast Partner for the Esports Awards 2024, which will be available in the Metaverse powered by Infinite Reality’s metaverse hosting infrastructure.

“The explosion in popularity of esports and the quality of performances has driven excitement for the Esports Awards to an all-time high,” said Infinite Reality CEO John Acunto, “we look forward to producing a live broadcast that will enable a worldwide audience a seat in the audience to celebrate their favorite recipient’s well-deserved recognition.”  

“As a leader in providing content and engagement for major esports tournaments and live metaverse broadcast events, we are well versed to deliver an awards night celebration equal to any other industry awards broadcast,” said Sean Cross, President, Infinite Reality Entertainment “Congrats to all the nominees and we’ll see you all in Vegas.”

For information about additional broadcast platforms and times of the Esports Awards 2023 presented by Lexus, visit https://esportsawards.com/watch-live/ 

About Esports Awards

Founded in 2015, the Esports Awards is the most prestigious night in the esports calendar and the only global award show that aims to recognize esports excellence.

The Esports Awards is dedicated to showcasing world-class performance and innovation from every corner of the industry throughout the year and reaches its pinnacle at its end-of-year ceremony, considered the Oscars of esports. The ceremony celebrates everyone from the players, teams, media, hardware providers, games, events, and personalities that shape the esports industry.

The 2021 Esports Awards saw a record-breaking 20 million viewers across the campaign and 10 million votes counted. For 2023, the Esports Awards returns to Resorts World Las Vegas for the second time.

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About Infinite Reality, Inc. 

Infinite Reality (iR) is a Metaverse innovation and entertainment company that helps clients with audiences develop immersive Metaverse experiences. An iR powered Metaverse enables brands and creators to fully control the ways in which they distribute content, engage audiences, commercialize their creations, and communicate with their communities. With its deep expertise in Hollywood production, iR develops Metaverse experiences that maximize the value between brands, content, and audiences and redefine the possibilities in connected digital environments. The Metaverse Services and Advisory teams advise, manage, design, and oversee custom builds, leveraging the Technology team’s platform development expertise. The Entertainment and Content Creation division produces breathtaking original content and live events featuring the world’s most in-demand talent. iR’s Metaverse Agency attracts, cultivates, and builds client audiences while iR’s digitally native brands, including premier influencer management agency TalentX Entertainment, increase awareness and adoption of Metaverse opportunities.

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