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Historic audience launches the Global Esports Tour into a new era

More than 6 million fans witness the start of the 2024 season in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

Brazil’s paiN Gaming brings home the GET Trophy at the first stage of the Global Esports Tour Season 4 in Rio de Janeiro

The Global Esports Tour concludes the first stage of Season 4 with an unprecedented live and online audience watching the Counter-Strike 2 action in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.

Eight world-class professional teams entered the stage at the legendary Maracanãzinho focused on conquering the battlefield and taking home the GET Trophy. After three days of intense competition, paiN Gaming defeated Imperial Esports to raise the trophy and celebrate with thousands of Brazilian fans in the stadium.


Read more about the full tournament results here: Day 1; Day 2; and Day 3.


More than 6,000 people filled the Maracanãzinho with their passion and energy throughout the tournament. The raucous crowd fueled the four Brazilian teams to victories while also showing support for the great gameplay by the four international teams.

In addition to the live audience, more than 6.1 million people watched a combined 2.5 million hours of the tournament on YouTube and Twitch community streams across the globe. The record-setting audience showcases the appetite for elite esports competitions and sets the stage for the greatest season of the Global Esports Tour yet.


“The unprecedented support from both the Brazilian fans and viewers worldwide proves that the Global Esports Tour is entering a new era. Backed by our commitment to creating innovative experiences for fans and audiences, GET24 will continue to break records and inspire countless people across the globe. I thank all of the fans in Rio de Janeiro and the millions who joined us from around the world for making the start of Season 4 an unforgettable experience for all."
~ Eric F. Brinkley, Commissioner of the Global Esports Tour


The next stage of GET24 heads to Baku, Azerbaijan from June 1-2 where another thrilling professional competition will take place as part of Game Summit in Baku’s famed Crystal Hall.


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