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Based in South Florida, Misfits Gaming Group is a global esports and entertainment company. We compete in some of the most successful video game titles worldwide and are permanent partners in three franchised esports leagues: Riot Games’ League of Legends European Championship: Misfits Gaming, Activision-Blizzard’s Overwatch League: Florida Mayhem, and Activision-Blizzard’s Call of Duty League: Florida Mutineers, as well as competing in other major titles like Fortnite. Additionally, MGG has launched the $10M incubator and seed fund MSF/IO which is positioned to invest in the next generation of esports and gaming entrepreneurs. MGG was founded by Ben Spoont in partnership with Syfy Channel founders Laurie Silvers and Mitch Rubenstein. Since its inception in 2016, MGG has risen to powerhouse status in esports through world-class management and a deep understanding of the esports ecosystem to establish fruitful partnerships with international brands and organizations, and a commitment to growth through the players and the community.
Misfits Gaming Group is proud to be partially owned by the Miami Heat, the Orlando Magic, and the Cleveland Browns and Columbus Crew SC through Haslam Sports Group. Inspired by the hard work and innovation put into traditional sports, these partnerships have proven to build on that success on the digital front with an immediate impact in the multi-billion dollar industry of Esports.
Misfits Gaming Group is partially owned by the Miami Heat, a 3-time NBA championship franchise. Inspired by the hard work and innovation put into traditional sports, this partnership has proven to build on that success on the digital front with an immediate impact in the multi-billion dollar industry of Esports.
Based in Berlin, our League of Legends team was the first team to compete under the MGG umbrella in 2016. Misfits Gaming became one of the 10 franchised teams to compete in Europe in 2019 as part of the new European league, LEC.
Our team of rising stars, Misfits Premier, competes in the local circuit in France that feeds into the bi-annual European Masters tournament. Misfits Premier won the 2019 Spring European Masters and made it to playoffs of the 2020 Summer European Masters.
In September 2018, The Alienware Center opened in West Berlin at the Europa Center. Two years later across the pond, Misfits Gaming Group announced the opening of their new 18.000 sq ft. corporate headquarters in Boca Raton.
Geared towards growing the presence of Esports in South Florida, the new headquarters will provide a platform for gamers to connect, create new job opportunities within the community– a path into the industry for young, ambitious professionals.