Throwdown is a leading Esports company based in Sydney providing esports programs for players across the Oceanic region. We seek to create premium esports experiences for pro and the grass roots.
Launched in Jan 2017, Throwdown Esports took the region by storm with a premier season featuring three of the world’s most popular titles, League of Legends, Rocket League and Counter-Strike: Global Offensive.
Throwdown Esports unites Oceania’s competitive scene with consistent events across top esports titles, providing a dedicated home for the community to connect with the latest news and events, and opportunities for top OCE talent to be showcased to the world.
Throwdown is the regional specialist in esports supporting game publishers to expand their titles and communities in the region. We are officially partnered with publishers including Psyonix (Rocket League), Riot Games (League of Legends), Capcom (Street Fighter) with new partnerships in development.
Throwdown have been expanding production to cater for white label esports services to various partners including Riot Games for the OCS League and Red Bull in 2017.
With tournaments open to all skill levels, and our championship league officially partnered with the Rocket League Championship Series (RLCS) providing the opportunity for OCE teams to compete on the world stage – there’s never been a better time to play.
Throwdown’s League of Legends Pro-Am events offer excitement and competition for players of every skill level, and gives them the opportunity to compete alongside their favourite stars from the League of Legends Oceanic Pro League (OPL).
Throwdown CS:GO Pro-Am Series, in partnership with successful international platform FACEIT, offers the chance for everyday community members to compete for the chance to win prizes and play at our live finals alongside their favourite professional OCE players.
The legendary fighting franchise returns with Street Fighter V! Street Fighter V is the featured game for the Capcom Pro Tour 2017 season featuring 26 new and returning characters (with more being released throughout the year) with exciting battle mechanics such as the Variable System and Critical Arts.
On Saturday 28 October 2017, the Throwdown Esports Stage at PAX Australia played host to Australia’s first large-scale live Street Fighter V competition as part of three full days of live esports action. The competition was displayed in front of Australia’s largest gathering of gaming fans and was broadcast live on Twitch.
Showdown is the parent company of Throwdown Esports and the exclusive distributor for Twitch media solutions, providing brands with media, content and broadcast partnerships.
With studios, venues, production, influencers and more, Showdown empowers Throwdown Esports to bring together the best esports opportunities for brands and communities alike.