RENTON, Wash. - While the Seahawks may have a bye this weekend, the team will still be gaming off the field with the launch of eSports Week sponsored by CenturyLink. Starting today through Sunday, with content beginning at 3:30 p.m. PT each day, fans can follow along on the Seahawks' social media channels - YouTube, Facebook, Twitter and Snapchat - as select players engage with the video games they love. The Seahawks' eSports week follows the team's 4th annual Seahawks Madden Club Championship which was live streamed on November 8. Each day this week will feature exclusive content pieces featuring a different video game, including Fortnite, Minecraft, and NBA 2K20, as well as retro gaming.
Seahawks eSports Week Schedule:
- Wednesday, November 13 - Retro Gaming with Seahawks Legend Jordan Babineaux - Watch "Big Play Babs" reminisce on how coding and video games influenced his life and career in football.
- Thursday, November 14 - Minecraft with Seahawks VP of Player Engagement Mo Kelly - Learn how Mo and his son connect through video games as they explore MoPOP's new exhibit focused on one of the world's most popular games, Minecraft.
- Friday, November 15 - NBA 2K20 with Tyler Lockett & Quandre Diggs - Tune in to learn how the Seahawks' Quandre Diggs has known Tyler since their college days and how the two have stayed close because of games like NBA 2K.*Exclusive live stream event - Join LavishPhenom, Small Forward for Blazer5 Gaming, for some NBA 2K streaming. He'll provide some helpful tips on mastering the game and what it's like to be a professional gamer in the PNW. Blazer5 Gaming is the eSports team of the Portland Trail Blazers and one of the NBA 2K League's 23 eSports teams.
- Saturday, November 16 - Fortnite with Shaquem and Shaquill Griffin - Ever lose a video game to a 9-year-old? The Griffin brothers can speak from experience, but don't doubt they can hold their own. Check out the twins as they take on Fortnite!
- Sunday, November 17 - Madden NFL 20 - In case you missed the live stream of the Seahawks' 4th annual Seahawks Madden Club Championship on November 8, tune in to view the highlight reel from Daniel Mycroft, or "DCROFT," and his epic overtime win over competitor YOUNG KIV. DCROFT will represent the Seahawks in the Madden 20 NFL Club Championship in December.
For more information, visit Seahawks.com/eSports*. *
About the Madden 20 NFL Club Championship
The Madden 20 NFL Club Championship pits 32 teams and 32 players against each other (1 per team). Players will compete to be 1 of the 32 in competitions at NFL stadiums, local cultural hot spots or through online tournaments. The final 32 will compete in a single elimination tournament in Redwood City, CA from December 18 - December 21 2019. The Madden Championship Series will feature the largest prize pool in competitive Madden history at $1.255M.