Nadeshot Hints at 100 Thieves’ Growth to Apex Legends and Valorant in Japan
100 Thieves’ founder, Matthew ‘Nadeshot’ Haag put out a tweet asking about the perfect Japanese creators to observe inside the Apex Legends and Valorant communities.
The group could also be trying to increase to Japan with regional content material much like how TSM introduced an official Japanese social media account.
Japan is among the largest markets for Apex Legends with the nation pulling in a lot of viewers throughout regional occasions.
The North American group, TSM not too long ago expanded to Japan with localized content material for its followers and 100 Thieves may be trying to do one thing comparable. Final week, TSM introduced that it will be increasing to Japan with its official Japanese social media accounts and unique content material for Japanese followers. TSM Apex Legends professional, Eric ‘Snip3down’ Wrona formally introduced the group’s entry to Japan and 100 Thieves may be trying to do the identical. 100T founder, Matthew ‘Nadeshot’ Haag had posted on Twitter, asking about which creators to observe within the Apex Legends and Valorant communities.
North American organizations want to create regional content material
Apex Legends is extraordinarily common in Japan and whereas it may not have an enormous Japanese viewers on Twitch, the sport crossed 100,000 viewers through the Loopy Raccoon (CR) Cup final month on YouTube. The CR Cup is among the largest Apex Legends occasions exterior the Apex Legends World Collection and it featured common Japanese HoloLive streamers and VTubers in addition to skilled gamers.
100 Thieves proprietor, Nadeshot could also be taking a look at potential partnerships and even an official enlargement to Japan, much like TSM. He posted a tweet in Japanese asking about the perfect creators to observe within the nation’s Apex Legends and Valorant communities. Whereas there may not be any official plans to increase to Japan by 100 Thieves, the group may be contemplating it.
On ninth Aug 2021, TSM formally introduced its Japanese social media accounts. TSM Apex Legends professional, Snip3down revealed, “We have felt the help rising each single day and we needed to do one thing to present again to you. Beginning at present, we’ll be launching our TSM Japan web page the place we’ll be capable to talk immediately with our followers in Japanese.”
Snip3down added that TSM seeks to increase to Valorant and Rainbow Six: Siege as nicely sooner or later. The Apex Legends aggressive scene was pressured to undertake a regional mannequin as an alternative of a world championship because of the pandemic however Respawn Leisure revealed earlier this yr that it’s contemplating an worldwide world championship this yr. With the sport being common in Japan, worldwide organizations like TSM and 100 Thieves may be trying to cater to a world viewers.