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Join ‘This is Battle Royale’: DreamHack Summer 2017 featuring PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds

DreamHack and Bluehole to host the world’s largest LAN activation with PLAYERUNKNOWNS’ BATTLEGROUNDS at DreamHack Summer 2017 (June 17 – 20) in Jönköping, Sweden.

All Bring Your Own Computer (BYOC) participants – you’re invited! Join DreamHack and Bluehole Inc. in the DreamHack Summer 2017 Battle Royale, where winners will compete daily for prizes and glory in an event to determine the best PLAYERUNKNOWN’S BATTLEGROUNDS player and team.

At DreamHack Summer 2017, Bluehole Inc. will host dedicated LAN servers with hourly matches starting every day between 12:00 pm and 6:00 pm (CEST), where up to 10 simultaneous 100 player matches can be played (depending on number of participants). Each day, the top 100 players on the leader boards will be invited to a Daily Final, where the best teams will be awarded prizes. The first day (June 17) will feature two-player squads, and the second and third day (June 18-19) will feature four-player squads.

The Daily Finals will be hosted inside Hammarsköldssalen, now called “The BATTLEGROUNDS Arena.” This auditorium, formerly known as DreamArena Extreme, has a capacity of 1100 fans. Daily Finals will be broadcasted every day at 7:00 pm (CEST) on the official PLAYERUNKNOWN’S BATTLEGROUNDS Twitch, Facebook and YouTube channels.

What’s more, all BYOC participants can download, test and play PLAYERUNKNOWN’S BATTLEGROUNDS for free during the duration of the event.

For media interested in attending and covering the DreamHack Summer 2017 and PLAYERUNKNOWN’S BATTLEGROUNDS event, please contact Rebecca at rebecca@reverbinc.com.

More information will be announced on the official DreamHack and PLAYERUNKNOWN’S BATTLEGROUNDS channels in the coming weeks. Join the conversation at:

Official DreamHack Twitter:
http://www.twitter.com/dreamhack
Official DreamHack FB Page:
http://www.facebook.com/dreamhackfestival
Official Battlegrounds Twitch Channel:
https://www.twitch.tv/playbattlegrounds
Official Battlegrounds Twitter:
https://twitter.com/PUBATTLEGROUNDS
‘Like’ Battlegrounds on Facebook:
https://www.facebook.com/playbattlegrounds/

PLAYERUNKNOWN’S BATTLEGROUNDS – Not Just a Game. This is Battle Royale.

ABOUT BLUEHOLE

Founded in 2007 and based in Korea, Bluehole, Inc. is the developer of the popular action MMORPG, TERA, which has attracted over 25 million registered users worldwide. TERA is live in seven different territories including North America, Korea, Japan, China, Taiwan, Europe and Russia and has reached the #1 spot on Steam’s MMORPG charts. Having achieved high standards and worldwide recognition for its online roleplaying games, the studio has also expanded into the mobile gaming market. Bluehole’s first non-MMO title, the open world strategic PvP shooter, PLAYERUNKNOWN’S BATTLEGROUNDS, is currently available on Steam as an Early Access game. For more information about Bluehole, visit www.bluehole.net/en.

ABOUT DREAMHACK

DreamHack is the world’s largest computer festival. DreamHack’s core, and origin is the LAN party, with the two major festivals in Sweden, DreamHack Summer in June and DreamHack Winter in November. DreamHack also arranges festivals, events and competitions in several locations in Europe and North America.

The events are a platform for esport, knowledge and creative competitions, music acts, lectures by game developers, Internet & game culture, cosplay, the fair DreamExpo and much much more. DreamHack is also a production company with a focus on gaming, esports, music and arena productions for both traditional TV and the Internet.

During 2016 DreamHack had 233,000 visitors to its events and more than 135 million viewers who followed the live broadcast online. More information is available on www.dreamhack.com. DreamHack is a part of the leading international digital entertainment group MTG. More information is available on www.mtg.com.

MEDIA CONTACT

Rebecca Gorham
Reverb Communications
rebecca@reverbinc.com
209.586.1495 x108

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