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WCG releases Beyond the Game (Steve Aoki Remix), remixed version of theme song.

General2019-02-13


WCG Inc. (World Cyber Games) released a new version of its theme song ‘Beyond the Game (Steve Aoki Remix)'.


Steve Aoki is the world class DJs recognized by Forbes as one of the top 5 world’s highest paid DJ’s and the world’s hardest working DJ, Two-time Grammy-nominated producer/DJ Steve Aoki is one of today’s most successful American cross-genre artists.

The WCG theme song 'Beyond the Game' is originally a rock genre song with an addictive refrain that all WCG fans hum. Steve Aoki reinterpreted the theme song and re-enacted it as an EDM with a more modern twist. Steve Aoki showed his affection for the new theme song and expectations for the WCG by making it public in person through his SNS. 

Since the 2000 WCG Challenge was held as a pilot competition, the WCG has been recognized as the world's largest esports competition for 14 years until WCG 2013 Kunshan, China. WCG, which announced its revival after Smilegate acquired it in 2017, announced that that it will hold the WCG 2019 finals from July 18, 2019 to July 21, 2019 in Qujiang new district, Xi'an city, China.

Along with releasing the new theme song, WCG will soon unveil WCG 2019’s details including game titles, and preliminary match schedule.




[About Steve Aoki]
Recognized by Forbes as one of the top 5 world’s highest paid DJ’s and the world’s hardest working DJ, Two-time Grammy-nominated producer/DJ Steve Aoki is one of today’s most successful American cross-genre artists. As the founder of the trendsetting record label, events/lifestyle company, and apparel line Dim Mak Records, which he founded in 1996, Aoki has helped launch the careers of global acts like The Chainsmokers, Bloc Party, The Bloody Beetroots, The Gossip, and The Kills, among many others.

Dim Mak today counts more than 1,000 official releases from the biggest acts and most buzzing newcomers across EDM, indie rock, hip-hop, and beyond over its two-decades-plus discography. As a solo artist, Aoki boasts a lauded discography that includes: Wonderland (2012), his debut solo album, which garnered him his first-ever Grammy nomination for Best Dance/Electronica Album; the Neon Future series, which includes Neon Future I (2014, certified gold by the RIAA), Neon Future II (2015), Neon Future III (November 2018), and Neon Future IV (spring 2019); and the hip-hop centric Steve Aoki Presents Kolony (2017).