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When e-sport goes into ultra mode

2022-08-08T16:56:05.511Z

DECRYPTION - The strong development of the discipline has been accompanied, in recent years, by the birth of associations of supporters on the model of football. Minus the drifts.



On July 21, the LFL Prixtel Day was held at the Seine Musicale in Boulogne-Billancourt.

That's a full day of the French League of Legends championship in front of more than 3,600 fans.

Including a growing number of ultras, in reference to the term used in football.

Except that, in esports, this phenomenon only wants to "

take only the positive points of football fans, leaving aside everything that seems negative to us

", confides Marvin Gadois, the treasurer of the Golden Hornets.

The first association of supporters born four years ago to support the Vitality team.

An initiative of which

Fabien "

Neo

" Devide, one of the founders of Vitality , was "

very proud ".

"

I believe that at the time, it was a first in the world of esports.

»

When we created the association, we had no references

,” says Marvin Gadois

.

I remember that in 2016, there was a Call of Duty event at the Zenith in Paris.

At the time, there were 7 of us sharing a conversation on Twitter…

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Source: lefigaro

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