Zurich, Switzerland, July 09, 2019 – GIANTS Software welcomes Corteva Agriscience (NYSE: CTVA) as the lead sponsor for the 2019/2020 season of Farming Simulator League (FSL).
As the main sponsor of the Farming Simulator League, including support for all 14 tournament events, Corteva Agriscience enters the eSports space at full throttle. Corteva Agriscience products have also been introduced into the latest version of Farming Simulator 19. Players now have the opportunity to purchase Pioneer® brand seeds (a Corteva Agriscience™ brand), as well as Corteva™ branded crop protection products as they develop their in-game farms.
“Inclusion of Corteva Agriscience products marks the first time in-game seeds, and herbicide are represented by real brands,” said Christian Ammann, Chief Executive Officer, GIANTS Software. “As we continue to make the Farming Simulator experience more realistic, inclusion of Corteva herbicide, and iconic Pioneer seeds, will enhance the experience and excitement for players.”
“On the field and in the game, we strive to spark enthusiasm for the next generation of farming,” said Steve Betz, Global Brand Manager, Corteva Agriscience. “From gamers who love farming to future farmers that love gaming, we’re eager to join the vibrant Farming Simulator community and offer the opportunity to experience our products in the game.”
From July 2019 to the summer of 2020, across Europe teams will face off in the Farming Simulator League to compete for the title of Farming Simulator Champion. Competing in the 3 vs 3 competitive game mode, teams will be playing for 250,000 euros in cash and prizes across the entire tournament.
We thank Corteva and everyone involved for their support and look forward to a long and successful collaboration.
About GIANTS Software
GIANTS Software GmbH is a video game developer and publisher from Switzerland founded in 2004 and known worldwide for creating the popular Farming Simulator series which has been released on all popular platforms including consoles, mobile phones, tablets and PCs since 2008. The team with offices in Zurich, Switzerland, Erlangen, Germany and Brno, Czech Republic is very committed to enabling users to create mods with the company’s own GIANTS Engine. Within the first year after the release of Farming Simulator 19 over 100 million mods have been downloaded for PC and consoles.
About Corteva Agriscience
Corteva Agriscience provides farmers around the world with the most complete input portfolio in the industry to enable them to maximize yield and profitability — including some of the most recognized brands in agriculture: Pioneer®, Granular®, Brevant™ seeds, as well as award-winning Crop Protection products — while bringing new products to market through its robust pipeline of active chemistry and technologies. The company is committed to working with stakeholders throughout the food system as it fulfills its promise to enrich the lives of those who produce and those who consume, ensuring progress for generations to come. Corteva Agriscience became an independent public company on June 1, 2019, and was previously the Agriculture Division of DowDuPont. More information can be found at www.corteva.com.
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