STAMFORD, Conn. – November 15, 2022 – JBL Quantum Cup, JBL’s annual international gaming experience, is back for three days of non-stop gaming and $200,000 in cash prizes and giveaways. Building on years past, JBL is teaming up with DreamHack, an ESL FACEIT Group brand, to become its global official gaming headset and elevate this year’s events with brand experiences including meet and greets with today’s top gamers, a dedicated content creation hub, exciting JBL Quantum product displays and more. 

The highly anticipated return will take place from December 9-11, with participants duking it out in two of the biggest Battle Royale games: Fortnite and Apex Legends. To add to the excitement, gamers will now have the chance to compete in-person at DreamHack Atlanta, November 18-20, as well as DreamHack Winter, November 24-27. Winners will automatically advance to the JBL Quantum Cup Finals, which will be live streamed at DreamHack Valencia, December 9-11. Attendees will also have the opportunity to purchase JBL products at the Atlanta DreamHack store.    

Gamers can test their skills with the JBL Quantum Cup Fortnite tournament kicking off on November 18 and catch all the action of the playoffs through live streams on JBL and ESL twitch, YouTube and Twitter channels, and watch parties hosted by JBL ambassadors and 100 Thieves members BrookeAB and NiceWigg – allowing viewers to drop in on the competition with some of the biggest names in gaming.

“JBL Quantum Cup, now in its third year, unites the best professional gamers directly with their fans. This year we are taking it a step further by introducing a hybrid experience,” said Michael Craig, Senior Director of Global Marketing at HARMAN. “For the first time ever, we are thrilled to bring together all level gamers to participate in live, in-person gaming experiences, placing them at the center of esports.” 

Players can register here and head to for detailed match schedules and more information.

JBL Quantum Cup Qualifying Events

  • November 18 – 20: DreamHack Atlanta (Atlanta, Georgia, US)

  • November 24 – 27: DreamHack Winter (Jönköping, Sweden, EU) 

    • At both DreamHack events, players have the chance to compete in-person for Fortnite qualifiers; winners will automatically advance to the JBL Quantum Cup Final

JBL Quantum Cup Finals

  • December 9 – 11: DreamHack Valencia (Valencia, Spain, EU)

    • The JBL Quantum Cup finals will be live streamed during DreamHack Valencia

  • December 9: Fortnite Global Playoffs

    • Fortnite Asia Pacific, beginning at 3PM SGT / 4PM KST / 6PM AEDT / 8PM NZDT; Fortnite Europe, beginning at 6PM CET; Fortnite North America, beginning at 4PM PST / 7PM EST

    • Catch all the action with BrookeAB: Fortnite Watch Party on Twitch 

  • December 10: Apex Legends Europe and North America Playoffs

    • Apex Legends Europe beginning at 3PM CET, Apex Legends North America beginning at 1PM PST / 4PM EST 

    • Tune in with NiceWigg: Apex Legends NA Watch Party on Twitch

  • December 11: Apex Legends Asia Pacific Playoffs

    • Apex Legends Asia Pacific beginning at 6PM AEDT



For over 75 years, JBL has shaped life’s most memorable moments at the intersection of music, lifestyle, gaming and sports. JBL elevates listening experiences with superior audio quality and product designs that encourage individuality and self-expression. With unmatched professional credentials and industry-leading innovation, JBL is a trailblazer in the audio industry because of passionate and talented engineers and designers around the globe. JBL Pro Sound is the foremost technology pushing culture forward through major pop culture events and partnerships with the world’s top talent across music, sports and esports. 


DreamHack creates a world where the gaming community comes to life. The festivals, featuring everything gaming under one roof, create an arena where you can come to connect, explore, win, play a part, and be yourself through a gaming lifestyle experience. Attendees meet their favorite creators, experience professional esports tournaments, amateur and varsity gaming tournaments, world-famous bring-your-own-computer (BYOC) LAN party, cosplay championships, panels, art, activities, expo, screenings, live music, and more. DreamHack is part of ESL FACEIT Group, the leading competitive games and esports company.


About EFG The ESL FACEIT Group is the leading competitive games and esports company. At EFG we create worlds beyond gameplay where players and fans become community. The company is built on the great legacy of the world-renowned ESL, FACEIT, DreamHack and DreamHack Sports Games brands. We harness this legacy to further innovate and develop the esports and gaming landscape worldwide. Working with our developer, publisher, brand, and media partners, we deliver products and experiences that accelerate gaming culture and make gamer communities come together. Join us on the journey as we help gaming communities thrive by creating worlds beyond gameplay that unite players, fans, and creators around the esports and games they love.


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