The FIS Alpine World Cup e-Finals, a special event hosted on FIS World Cup Ski Racing mobile app, the Official Alpine Racing Game of FIS, took place from 18th -22nd March, the weekend that the FIS Alpine World Cup Finals were scheduled to take place. Players competed for the wins in the Alpine disciplines of slalom, giant slalom, super-G and downhill on the original Cortina slopes.
Now, the results of the e-gaming weekend have been released by FIS and its partner Session Games.
In total, 186,174 races were completed over five days, for an average of 26 races per player. Players came from 87 countries with Switzerland being the country with the most active gamers, followed by Canada, Austria and Italy, who all tied for second place.
The most successful player was “Darthdadbod” from Canada, who topped the overall standings with 380 points. Besides the overall win, “Darthdadbod” also claimed second place in the slalom standings, won the giant slalom rankings as well as the super-G and the downhill disciplines and earned the main prize of two VIP tickets for the FIS Alpine World Ski Championships in Cortina (ITA) next year.
The player “Greta Thunberg” from Switzerland won the slalom rankings and was awarded with original Leki Venom Slalom poles autographed by Stefan Luitz (GER). “Breezy Wilson” from Canada collected a pair of Fischer RC4 CT skis, “JSW” from Austria won Head Supershape E-Speed Skis and “Jannalaui” from Switzerland also won a pair of skis.
In total, the e-Game now has 105,000 downloads and has generated 144,000,000 impressions. Other special racing weekends or actions will be planned on FIS Ski Racing in the future.