As we speculated last week, NZ Breakers are set to be the first New Zealand professional sports team to launch their own esports division, Breakaway Esports.
And thanks to a trustworthy source we can now confirm that not only are they launching their own team but also have recruited two of New Zeland top content creators!
The source has forwarded us the press invitation to the Breakaway Esports launch event to held tomorrow in Auckland:
This email has a very clear confirmation to the NZ Breakers in its RSVP line at the bottom, an @NZBreakers.co.nz email address:
For those following along at home, The Breakaway Esports initial tease was tweets and facebook posts leading to the homepage containing the date of 10/8/18 and the hashtag #BES
Starting with NZ NBA 2K player @Airbrn_
— honurbly airbrn (@airbrn_) August 2, 2018
But things get even more interesting with the addition of two of NZ’s top content creators , firstly goto.game influencer Loriipops:
— Lorien 🤘🏻 (@LoriiPops) August 4, 2018
and then we have dug up another tease from our mate FaZe Hazz:
When asked about this our sources has confirmed that both Loriipops and Hazz are signed with Breakaway Esports as content creators and also confirmed that Breakaway Esports IS a new team from New Zealand pro NBL team the NZ Breakers and that there’s even more announcements coming tomorrow which he would not tell us but has said is going to be awesome for the future of esports in New Zealand!
We can’t wait to find out more and wish everyone involved all the best!