Sascha Steffens

Co-Owner
Method Gaming

I'm a former professional Poker player and talent agent with a life long passion for video games. As a teenager in the early 2000s I had ambitions to play video games on a professional level. The lack of opportunity at that time made me go a different path however.

In 2007 I joined the World of Warcraft guild Method as a member of their raid team. I continued to be an active member until the end of 2009. A year later began my mission to build Method as a business and brand. I created an infrastructure that over time developed Method from a World of Warcraft guild into a profitable and growing organization. In 2015 I lead Method’s first expansion outside of World of Warcraft by signing teams in a variety of esports titles.

Today, Method is one of the most watched esports organizations in the World. We field 11 teams featuring over 80 players across 7 different games. We are sponsored by brands such as CORSAIR, MSI, Kensington, Twitch, Vertagear, Fanbyte, Red Bull, Zippo and we have worked with many more.



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