Vietnam-based esports workforce SBTC Esports has been acquired by esports media firm Ampverse.
SBTC stands for Track Bang Tinh Cam (Dwell with Love in English) and the hen in its emblem represents a hard-working animal that will get up early so as to get up the group.
The workforce was initially based by Thay Giao Ba, a former professional participant, and SBTC Esports at present fields two skilled groups in League of Legends (PC) and Wildrift, the place they at present rank high throughout South East Asia with 12 straight wins in a row.
“Founding and bringing SBTC to the place it’s at this time has been an unimaginable journey and isn’t with out its distinctive challenges and successes. We’re thrilled to have the chance to be part of the rising Ampverse household and can proceed to offer our followers the leisure they demand and deserve,” stated Thay.
Why was SBTC Esports acquired?
Being acquired will enable SBTC Esports to scale their group of over 5 million followers and amplify their merchandise line. SBTC additionally operates the ‘SBTC academy’, offering funding, assist and knowledgeable surroundings for younger aspiring gaming expertise throughout Vietnam.
Since SBTC Esports’s launch in 2018, the professional workforce has constructed probably the most partaking gaming and esports manufacturers in Vietnam.
It at present holds the title of the most well-liked workforce within the nation, in line with main third-party analytics firm Esports Charts. SBTC averaged over 80,000 stay viewers throughout the complete League of Legends VCS Spring 2021 season, the best of any workforce in Vietnam.
Ampverse’s cope with SBTC follows its acquisition of Thailand’s current Arena of Valor Pro League Champions, Bacon Time, in 2020. The workforce received the Enviornment of Valor league in April 2021 and secured long-term business partnerships with manufacturers together with KFC, Foodpanda and Doritos.