ESE Entertainment has announced that its production company, Frenzy sp. z.o.o. (Frenzy), will organise and produce Ultraliga, an international League of Legends esports competition with teams from Poland, Switzerland, Serbia and Lithuania.
Ultraliga is an accredited league by Riot Games, the publisher of League of Legends, alongside the French LFL, Spanish LVP, German Prime League and northern countries’ NLC. Players of accredited leagues are present in official Riot Games’ Global Contract Database.
Ultraliga is expanding from 8 to 10 teams, and which will compete over 24 competition days, with 5 regular season games per round. The winner of Ultraliga will qualify for the European Masters, a tournament featuring 28 of the top European teams from the European regional leagues.
All Ultraliga games will be broadcast from Frenzy’s studio, located in Warsaw, Poland. Games will be broadcasted and viewable online and on Polsat Games – linear TV.
Teams competing in 2022 Ultraliga:
AGO Rogue (Poland)
Gentlemen’s Gaming (Poland)
Illuminar Gaming (Poland)
Komil & Friends (Poland)
Team ESCA Gaming (Poland)
Topo Centras Iron Wolves (Lithuania)
Zero Tenacity (Serbia)
Season schedule (first split):
9 rounds: January 11 – March 9
Playoffs: March 15 – March 30
“Ultraliga’s international expansion is a statement to Frenzy’s production capabilities and growth trajectory. The competition will be an additional opportunity for the esports players’ community and fans from Poland and Baltic countries. From its inception, Ultraliga has focused on producing and executing world-class broadcasts. This focus remains top of mind, and we are excited for a successful 2022,” Marcin Kilar, Managing Director at Frenzy, said.
“We are delighted to start the next season of Ultraliga in cooperation with Frenzy. As we all can see with every year the Polish esport scene is growing bigger and our titles: League of Legends, Teamfight Tactics and Valorant are gaining even greater popularity and bringing more and more viewers and players. Frenzy brought us a new level of live streaming and broadcasting games in television which resulted in creating one of the most unique and engaging esports events. We are happy to continue our partnership with Frenzy and that together we will deliver you the next Ultraliga season that will include not only Polish teams but also teams from other countries!” Grzegorz Szabla, Senior Brand Manager EE at Riot Games, said.