Inter has announced the signing of an agreement with the Mkers, an Italian esports organization, to increase their presence in the sector. The idea for the Nerazzurri is to increase their role in esports, using the know-how of an already established team. The first step of the partnership is the creation of a team dedicated to eFootball, the heir to PES signed by Konami of which Inter is a partner club.
The collaboration with Inter —
The history of the Milanese company in esports does not begin today: a first step was taken in 2020 with a partnership with QLASH, another Italian company active in the sector. As a result of this partnership, Inter had made a squad for FIFA, competing at a high level in FIFA 21 and 22. Then the signing with Konami in the summer and the need to create a new team, this time on eFootball, to participate in the formation of a new esports scene on the free heir to Winning Eleven and PES. The announcement of the lineup is scheduled for November 27, during the upcoming Milan Games Week, the largest gaming event in our country to be held this weekend.
Who are the Markers —
The Mkers are currently active in FIFA, Valorant, NBA 2K, Assetto Corsa and Rainbow Six Siege, among others. It is one of the most important export organizations in the world and has partnerships with brands such as Dolce & Gabbana, Armani and Gillette as the first. In 2019, he had received investment from the world champion Daniele De Rossi, the current coach of Spal in Serie B after a life in Rome. “Partnering with a leading gaming company like Mkers allows our club to develop the esports project, which is of great strategic importance for Inter to continue to innovate and connect with younger generations around the world,” he explains. Alessandro Antonello, CEO of Below.
Source: Gazzetta It