Atlantic Records, Xbox and Coinbase have announced the official launch of The Green Room, a music, gaming and sports crossover event series presented in partnership with gaming giants VaynerSports, eFuse and Aim Lab.
The series kicks off with the first ever Halo Infinite celebrity Pro-Am Tournament on December 15 at 6PM EST, exclusively via the official Atlantic Records YouTube channel.
Among the artists taking part in the debut event are Bankrol Hayden, Sueco, Childish Major, Alt J’s Thom Sonny Green, Jucee Froot, Bizzy Banks, Lil Eazzyy and MILES,as well as superstar streamers OpTic Hitch, LEGIQN, Bugha, FaZe Nate Hill and Snip3down along with UFC fighter Sean O’Malley and NFL stars Baker Mayfield, Marquez Valdes-Scantling and JuJu Smith-Schuster – with his gaming organisation, Team Diverge – and many more.
This competition convenes notable stars among the gaming community, fosters new connections, and encourages fans around the world to jump in on the fun.
Hosted by Mitch ‘OG Pickle’ Long and Joey Franchize, The Green Room will feature eight gaming squads competing for a total prize pool of $10K in cash and $10K in cryptocurrency on Coinbase as well as a custom designed Championship Ring created by KAY Jewelers.
Each team will be composed of an Atlantic or Elektra recording artist, a renowned athlete, and two high-profile streamers.
In between rounds, The Green Room will showcase a wide variety of exclusive music and gaming content including interviews, and special Aim Lab and Halo Infinite content.
The Green Room viewers will be able to get in on the action via an array of contests and giveaways with prizes including tickets to upcoming tours, Xbox Game Pass subscriptions, a HyperX Ultimate Streamer Package and more.
“I’m stoked to be a part of The Green Room! Aside from music, gaming is how I spend most of my time so being a part of this is really dope,” Sueco shared. “I’m a big fan of Halo, Xbox and everyone involved. It’s an honor to get to play a legendary game alongside some of my favorite artists, streamers and athletes.”