Apex Legends Global Series(ALGS) Announces Year 4 Partnership Program with 12 Teams
The Apex Legends Global Series (ALGS) has announced its Year 4 Partnership Program for Year 4, solidifying its commitment to nurturing the global community of fans and players for yet another year. This initiative, led by Electronic Arts (EA) and Respawn, aims to increase fan engagement and grow the global ALGS community. The announcement includes a list of 12 partnered teams and organizations that will collaborate with Electronic Arts (EA) and Respawn. Let's take a look.
The Partnership Program and Year 4 of ALGS
“Our competitors and participating esports organizations are foundational to our success,” said John Nelson, Sr. Director & Commissioner, ALGS. “We’re excited to innovate with our 12 partner teams to find new paths to prosperity. We also remain committed to working with all invested organizations around the world to build a sustainable ecosystem and deliver amazing experiences to our fans.”
In addition to financial support, the Partnership Program provides teams with resources to deepen ALGS fandom, including the opportunity to host team booths at ALGS events, create innovative competitive Apex Legends experiences, and more community-related benefits. The ALGS will actively collaborate with partner teams to identify additional engagement opportunities.
Partner teams were selected on a variety of factors, including previous ALGS tenure, competitive performance, and their commitment to growing the global Apex Legends community. The list of partner teams for Year 4 includes:
The ALGS Partnership Program has been in place since Year 1 and has allowed teams to provide crucial feedback and help shape the future of the esports ecosystem. EA and Respawn hope to continue to invest in and expand the program in an effort to support ALGS competitors and esports organizations.
Quotes from The Partnered Organizations
Notable figures from the partnered orgs shared their excitement and commitment to the ALGS Year 4 Partnership Program:
Alex Gonzalez, Head of Luminosity, LG Chivas
"Luminosity is extending our commitment to Apex Legends and the ALGS, we believe that the ALGS' viewership growth and improvements throughout the last two years put it on pace to become one of the largest esports titles in the world."
Jaime Pádua, Co-CEO, FURIA
“Our entrance into the program reinforces FURIA’s commitment to strengthening and developing the esports community in the U.S.”
Patrik Sattermon, Chief Gaming Officer and Co-Founder, Fnatic
"This is a significant step toward long-term sustainability for Fnatic in Apex Legends, and we are excited to work with EA to continue to build an ecosystem in which the teams, the publisher, and (most importantly) the fans prosper."
Erik Anderson, President, FaZe Clan
“We love Apex Legends, and we’re excited to join this program and help build the future of the sport.”
Greg Selkoe, CEO, XSET
“It is really exciting to see the plans around connecting esports to lifestyle gaming culture and honored to be selected to help realize this vision.”
Kelly Ong, CSO & Co-Owner, Alliance
"Let's give a big cheer to the ongoing greatness and growth of ALGS.”
Jeff Chau, General Manager, Esports, TSM
"TSM is looking forward to dominating Year 4, and we believe in EA/Respawn's ability to support and push Apex esports to the next level for years to come."
Jeremy “Disguised Toast” Wang, CEO & Founder, Disguised
"It's an esport I can see us being in for a long time with the support of EA, and I'm excited to have Disguised as a partnered team for 2024."
Charlie “MoistCr1TiKaL” White, Founder and Co-Owner, Moist Esports
"The partnerships with EA will allow us to do more with our fans, the best fans in the world."
Hector “H3CZ” Rodriguez, CEO, OpTic Gaming
"We're excited, and grateful, to join as one of the new ALGS partner teams and hope the GreenWall can continue to support our ALGS roster in force."
Looking Ahead: ALGS Year 4 in Action
The ALGS Year 4 has already begun, with the Preseason Qualifiers with the ALGS Pro League, which is set to begin in January 2024. Fans can look forward to Year 4 and the continued success of competitive Apex Legends on the global stage thanks to the combined efforts of the ALGS, EA, Respawn, and the newly announced partner teams.