On social media, Stardew Valley developer ConcernedApe announced that, in collaboration with UnsurpassableZ, the first Stardew Valley Cup will be held on September 4.

Not only is the event notable as it’s the first of its kind, it’s also notable thanks to its prize pool of $40,000. Wondering what to expect from the Stardew Valley Cup? Here’s what we know so far! 

First Annual Stardew Valley Cup Boasts a Prize Pool of $40,000 


The Stardew Valley Cup was announced today by developer ConcernedApe. According to ConcernedApe’s tweet, the Stardew Valley Cup will begin on September 4 and will feature a $40,000 prize pool. 

“In collaboration with UnsurpassableZ, I’m pleased to announce the 1st official Stardew Valley Cup!” ConcernedApe said. “It’s a competition of skill, knowledge, and teamwork, with a prize pool of over $40k. See some of Stardew’s most dedicated players in their element! Main event is Sept. 4th at 9am PST.” 

In addition to that information, a brief teaser trailer was included that adds a few extra pieces of information. For example, the fact that participants will compete in teams. Competition will include the completion of challenges in order to earn points. 

The event will feature the following teams and participants:

Sandy’s Candies

  • TheHaboo
  • lilsimsie
  • brandiganBTW
  • Fuzzerino

Pierree’s Cherries

  • Cordite89
  • Waligug
  • Mr. Penguinpanda
  • Lichatton

Pam’s Yams

  • PianoAddict
  • AlbinoLiger
  • SeanieDew
  • Matthew McCleskey

Krobus’s Crocuses

  • KingNooblit
  • Bla_De
  • SharkyGames
  • Therm


And finally, the teaser trailer concludes with the following information:

 

“Main Event Casted By

ConcernedApe & UnsurpassableZ

September 4th at 12:00 p.m. (EST), 4:00 p.m. (GMT)

www.twitch.tv/UnsurpassableZ” 

If you love Stardew Valley and want to see some of your favorite Stardew Valley players compete, be sure to tune in and catch the first ever Stardew Valley Cup on September 4. As noted in the information above, you can watch it starting at 12:00 p.m. (EST) over on UnsurpassableZ’s official Twitch channel.

After hearing about the first Stardew Valley Cup, what are your thoughts? Are you wondering what sort of challenges participants will have to work through in order to earn points? Would you like to see tournaments open to everyone in the future?

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