ESL and Valve started promoting tickets for the IEM Rio CS:GO Main in a partnership with Eventbrite, however moments after the gross sales began, the web site’s servers crashed whereas many followers tried to safe their tickets.
The most important subject, within the eyes of Brazilian followers and gamers alike, is the scale of Jeunesse Area, the venue chosen for the playoffs. The sector has a most functionality of 18,000 individuals, which is allegedly too small for the outspoken and proud Brazilian CS:GO group.
The issues of shopping for the tickets, mixed with the scale of Jeneusse Area, have triggered followers and even gamers to ask ESL to maneuver the occasion to a much bigger venue reminiscent of Maracanã, one in all Brazil’s most iconic soccer stadiums situated in Rio de Janeiro.
Transferring the IEM Rio Main to a soccer stadium would enable extra followers to look at the competitors from contained in the venue, however it could be arduous to safe the dates (Nov. 10 to 13) as a consequence of soccer matches and the truth that nearly each massive soccer stadium in Brazil do not need roofs to guard followers, gamers, and tools from inclement climate.
The South American nation helps gifted groups reminiscent of FURIA, Imperial, and MIBR, and the fanbase has solely grown since streamer Gaules started broadcasting occasions years in the past. Greater than 700,000 individuals tuned in to his broadcast to observe Cloud9 vs. Imperial on the PGL Antwerp Main weeks in the past, setting a file for Portuguese-speaking streams.
To this point, neither ESL nor Valve has addressed the group’s requests or issues with the occasion’s ticket sale.