EG plan on powering up their blueprint to revive North America with this new Hewlett Packard Enterprises partnership.

Evil Geniuses (EG) has announced a partnership with Hewlett Packard Enterprise (HPE) to boost its data analytics capabilities. The Seattle based organization will use HPE’s AI capabilities to accelerate its player talent pipeline as well as develop advanced gameplay strategies.

This announcement comes after EG announced the Blueprint initiative that saw EG sign players to feature a 15-play CS: GO roster. The development of North American Counter-Strike was one of the objectives of the Evil Geniuses blueprint

“Our sponsorship of Evil Geniuses unlocks competitive advantage by enabling this innovative esports organization to dive deeper into their gameplay data to more easily identify and perfect winning strategies.” 

Jim Jackson, Chief Marketing Officer of Hewlett Packard Enterprise

What does this partnership mean for EG?

With their new partnership, EG can leverage HPE’s data analytics and AI capabilities to discover new talent, help the new talent improve and subsequently work on gameplay strategies that will enable them to scale new heights.

  • Talent discovery: Use HPE’s advanced data solutions that unlock the value of data wherever it lives, collecting and analyzing worldwide gameplay data in order to identify emergent players. Evil Geniuses can use HPE’s data solutions to collect and analyze gameplay data from all across the world. Not only will this allow EG to sign new and emerging talent 
  • Talent development: Improve training modules to better develop EG’s athletes and teams
  • Game strategy: Use AI and machine learning to design winning strategies

Evil Geniuses recently won the 2022 LCS Spring Split after a dominating 3-0 victory over 100Thieves. The org’s Dota 2 team is currently third in the NA DPC behind Quincy Crew and nouns. With only the top two NA teams receiving invites to the Arlington Major, EG has its task cut out. 

While the org’s Dota 2 and League of Legends roster are the top teams, it’s CS: GO division has been struggling. This was one of the reasons for the Blueprint that would help the org identify and help develop upcoming players in the North American region. 

Besides these games, EG also has teams in Valorant, Rocket League and FGC

“Evil Geniuses is a brand with exciting prospects ahead, and we are thrilled to utilize HPE’s technology to help Evil Geniuses build a lasting championship organization, in addition to aligning our brands on the cutting edge of esports,” said Cyndie Wang, VP of Global Sponsorships & Brand Experience at Hewlett Packard Enterprise.