BES is the premier esports organization in New Zealand and one of the top esports franchises in the world’s largest esports market, the Asia Pacific. BES aims to facilitate the discovery and education of New Zealand’s next generation of gamers.  The Breakaway ecosystem is the ladder that makes a career as an elite competitive gamer a reality for the nation’s best.

As New Zealand’s leading esports organization, Breakaway provides the tools and structure to ensure success in and out of the game for our competitors.  Not just a pro team however, the organization has committed to improving the entire ecosystem for aspiring gamers in New Zealand, with a Youth and Academy system aimed at developing mindful competitors.

Origins Of Breakaway

Launched in August 2018, Breakaway Esports was founded on the vision on a brighter future for casual gamers, creators, watchers, and competitors. With an ecosystem set to create a measurable ladder of success, the next generation of gamers will evolve into esports athletes.


Featuring state of the art gaming equipment, the Dojo has been created to simulate the conditions of tournament play so our athletes are best prepared for the stage. The open plan facility structure parallels the culture and intentions of our team, encouraging fluid collaboration across all fronts by tearing down walls, both mentally and physically. Universal improvement is our driver, and the Dojo is our way of saying we’ll let nothing stop us in our relentless pursuit of perfection.