DALLAS, April 25, 2024

AT&T Annihilator Cup Returns

Today’s top Twitch streamers like Sketch, Emiru and two-time winner, JakeNBake will compete in Fortnite, League of Legends and more in the 4th installment of AT&T’s epic livestreamed gaming competition

AT&T Annihilator Cup

Key Takeaways:

  • 20 competitors will have the chance to claim their stake of a $250,000 prize pool and the prestigious title of the 2024 AT&T Annihilator Cup winner
  • Winners from each week and the overall tournament winner will have the opportunity to make donations to a charity of their choice for a tournament grand total of $50,000
  • Dedicated fans watching the tournament will have a chance to win exclusive rewards like Twitch gift cards, game-specific items and top-tier gaming equipment
  • Fans can watch the 4th AT&T Annihilator Cup live on the AT&T Twitch and TikTok channels, across all 20 competitor channels and select community watch parties 

What’s the news?

AT&T* Annihilator Cup is back and connecting avid gamers with their favorite streamers starting on May 2nd and continuing every Thursday until May 23 from 5-8 p.m. ET. The tournament will be hosted by renowned gaming personality, Ovilee May live from New York City. Some of the most notable gaming personalities across Twitch and YouTube will be competing – Sketch, Summit1G, MrSavage, Emiru, Agent00, DrLupo and many more.

New for the 2024 tournament, each weekly winner and the overall tournament winner, will be awarded $10,000 to be donated to their charity of choice – totaling $50,000.

In addition, there will also be an introduction to an exciting component, Annihilator Cup Viewer Rewards. This is where dedicated fans watching on the AT&T channel will have the opportunity to enter and win rewards like Twitch gift cards, game-specific items and top-tier gaming equipment. The fan-favorite segment, Annihilator Cup After Hours, is returning this year. Fans will have the opportunity to join an open lobby and play alongside some of their favorite streamers with professional tournament-caliber producing and hosting.

With livestreams across 26 channels, including AT&T's official Twitch channel and TikTok Channel, 20 of the most popular content creators, and community watch parties with streamers like TimTheTatman, fans won’t miss a second of the gaming action.

Who’s playing?

Some notable streamers and gaming personalities competing in this year’s tournament include Agent00, BoxBox, Doublelift, DrLupo, EmilyyWang, Emiru, Hutch, JakeNBake, Lidyuh, Lirik, Lovelylo, Mongraal, MrSavage, Nmplol, Pobelter, Sketch, Starsmitten, Summit1G, SweeetTails and Sydeon

AT&T is also partnering with gaming influencer, JakeLucky of Gaming World Media who will connect fans to the latest insider coverage. Additionally, weekly game experts TheBestTaco and OliverBass (Fortnite), CaptainFlowers and Joushi (League of Legends), RIP and TastySteve (Street Fighter 6), and Scrawny and Launders (CS2) will join the streams to provide viewers with live tournament commentary and analysis.

What are they playing?

These acclaimed streamers will be competing across some of the most iconic game franchises in the industry, including Fortnite (May 2), League of Legends (May 9), Street Fighter 6 (May 16), and Counter Strike 2 (May 23).

What are people saying?

“I am thrilled to host the 4th AT&T Annihilator Cup and connect some of the world’s most beloved streamers and their fans,” said host, Ovilee May. “This year’s tournament will feature the classic games we all know and love, but with a special twist as all of these streamers from different worlds come together in friendly competition.”

“AT&T Annihilator Cup’s growth over the last few years has been incredible to watch and we’re excited to share that for the first time, we’re including a special $50,000 charitable donation,” said Mark Wright, VP of Media and Sponsorships, AT&T. “We anticipate more than 100,000 esports fans around the world tuning into each week’s livestreams. So whether you play, watch, or do it all - we look forward to celebrating and connecting you with the games and communities you love during this year’s tournament.”

Why it Matters

AT&T Annihilator Cup demonstrates AT&T’s continued support of the gaming and esports communities through best-in-class experiences and platforms and products like AT&T Fiber and 5G.

AT&T Fiber and 5G offer optimal connectivity with fast speeds, low latency and reliability that gamers crave. Together, these networks deliver a seamless experience, whether you’re at home or on the go.


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