One of the most famous indie games among PC fans is finally approaching esports. Stardew Valley will win its first professional influencer competition in September, all competing for a total prize pool of $40,000 financed by the game’s creator himself.
The announcement was made by ConcernedApe, the mind behind the game, on his Twitter. There, he mentioned that it will be “a competition of skill, knowledge and teamwork”. Check out the original tweet below.
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In collaboration with @UnsurpassableZ, I’m pleased to announce the 1st official Stardew Valley Cup! It’s a competition of skill, knowledge, and teamwork, with a prize pool of over $40k. See some of Stardew’s most dedicated players in their element! Main event is Sept. 4th 9am PST pic.twitter.com/qtDW5e5LvD
— ConcernedApe (@ConcernedApe) August 21, 2021
In a YouTube video, the organizer and presenter of the UnsurpassableZ competition mentioned that there will be more than 100 activities that will earn points for the four teams present in the competition. They will have two weeks to prepare and will start their farm simultaneously with the other teams.
See the list of activities here.
The official competition of Stardew Valley will take place on September 4th, and will be broadcast on the UnsurpassableZ channel on Twitch.