December 2, 2022

Image credit: Parabellum Esports, XP League

Parabellum Esports, a subsidiary of Canadian esports and iGaming company React Gaming Group, has announced a partnership with North American youth esports franchise XP League.

The deal will see both parties team up to help enable amateur esports rosters to compete under the Parabellum banner.

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In addition to recruiting rosters, the partnership includes the creation of a bootcamp aimed at providing aspiring players with workshops and training programmes across a range of titles. According to a release, React Gaming Group and XP League plan on launching the academy in the first quarter of 2023.

Alongside the bootcamp, the Parabellum Academy will also feature a range of online courses, mentorship programmes and academy teams to run alongside the subsidiary’s existing Rainbow Six Siege, Rocket League and CS:GO rosters.

Parabellum Esports becomes the second esports organisation to partner with XP League, joining DarkZero Esports, which signed a deal with the franchise in October.

Following the acquisition of XP League by Unleashed Brands in April, the franchise has continued its expansion in recent months. In September, it partnered with coaching platform Next Level Esports and hired Justin ‘Jay’ Hairston as its Director of Special Programs.

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Chris Larmarucciola, Co-founder and CEO of Parabellum, spoke on the deal: “We are very excited to be a part of XP League. Working on the development space in the esports industry has been one of our goals since the inception of Parabellum.”

“This is not just a step, it is a leap forward for our company to work with our future fans, players and managers. We can’t wait to get started, and we are looking forward to seeing these young stars grow.”

Jonno Nicholson

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Jonno is a Freelance News Writer for Esports Insider and has been part of the ESI team since 2019! His interests include the rapid rise of sim racing and its impact on the wider industry.