DreamHack Masters launched in 2016, as DreamHack’s first large-scale esports arena event, the first event took place in Malmö, Sweden in April 2016. The event serves as the ultimate experience for esports fans from around the world wanting to watch their favorite professional teams and players play on the biggest of stages. DreamHack Masters is a touring esports championship that will visit different cities and venues with different game titles, depending on market and timing. Thus far all editions of DreamHack Masters have featured Counter-Strike: Global Offensive as the main title, prize pools of 250,000 USD or more, and 16 teams competing live for the prize. DreamHack plans to continue to innovate and make sure that the DreamHack Masters series stays the most viewed independent tournaments.