WHAT YOU MISSED ON SEASON 1:
● 40 contestants battled it out online over 5 action packed days to win a spot in The Next Gamer house
● 10 successful contestants joined the house in Sydney
● There were daily challenges and tournaments testing each of the contestants' mental fortitude, physical fitness, and teamwork skills
● After a decisive battle, five contestants were eliminated and the final five had to face Oceania’s top gaming teams as they developed the skills and teamwork necessary to join a professional League of Legends team
● In a live finale, The Next Gamer team faced the LG Dire Wolves to prove their worth. The gamer who showed they had what it takes to ‘go pro’ won AUD$10,000 in prize money and a six month contract with the Dire Wolves – Australia’s best League of Legends team.
All of the action was streamed live on Twitch with edited highlights and challenges hosted on YouTube.
Get Back71 won the title of The Next Gamer 2017. The 18-year-old won himself $10,000 and a six month contract with the LG Dire Wolves, as well as being the champion of the first ever season of The Next Gamer!