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STAR-STUDDED STREAMER LINEUP TO PERFORM IN $50K FACEIT GLOBAL SUMMIT: PUBG CLASSIC SHOWMATCH
Cyanide, Edberg, Tweeday and more fan favourite streamers will compete amongst 32 duos in the $50k ‘FACEIT Global Summit: Sunday Roast Showmatch,’ alongside pro players, players from the community who have qualified through the Showdown monthly cups and surprise special guests!
LONDON - April 15, 2019 - FACEIT, the leading competitive gaming platform and organisers of some of the largest esports events in Europe and North America are pleased to reveal the details of the FACEIT Global Summit: Sunday Roast Showmatch. The showmatch will take place on Sunday April 21st on the final day of the FACEIT Global Summit at ExCeL London, and will see some of the biggest names in battle royale esports compete in duos alongside pro players, broadcast talent, and players from the community who have qualified through the Showdown monthly cups. The prize pool of over $50k is awarded as bounties for a series of achievements throughout the matches to encourage varied and exciting competition across Miramar, Sanhok and Vikendi.
The showmatch roster will be made up of 32 duos, including hugely popular UK streamer Cyanide and his formidable partner Edberg, as well as the esteemed Team Solomid PUBG roster who will all compete using custom settings designed to maximise carnage. The best players from the community who have made it through the monthly FACEIT PUBG Showdown tournaments have also gained spots on the showmatch roster.
FACEIT is known for producing hugely popular CS:GO showmatches, most recently at the FACEIT London Major, the most watched CS:GO event of all time which saw over 62M hours watched on Twitch alone. The Major showmatch thrilled the sold out crowd in the SSE Arena, Wembley at the finals last year and FACEIT will look to replicate the success with their stellar lineup of PUBG icons and the substantial prize pool raising the stakes.
Famous duos competing in The FACEIT Global Summit: PUBG Classic showmatch:
Duos qualified via the FACEIT PUBG Showdown tournaments:
“Showmatches are a fantastic way for participants to get creative and thrill viewers with unique and exciting player combinations. Our epic lineup of PUBG stars combined with the solid prize pool adds a competitive edge to the showmatch format that will deliver an unforgettable spectacle for fans in London this Spring,” said Michele Attisani, Co-Founder & CBO of FACEIT.
The FACEIT Global Summit: PUBG Classic takes place from 16th-21st of April at ExCeL London and will see 24 teams from North America (NPL), Europe (PEL), Korea (PKL), China, Japan (PJS), Chinese Taipei/Hong Kong/Macao, Southeast Asia, Latin America, and Oceania compete in the epic multi-stage tournament that marks the end of Phase 1 for PUBG esports and crowns the first champion of the PUBG Classic series.
Tickets for the FACEIT Global Summit: PUBG Classic can be purchased here.
The FACEIT Global Summit: Sunday Roast Showmatch takes place at 10am on April 21st.
More participants will be revealed this week, follow the competition on Twitter (@faceitpubg / @pubgesports) to stay updated on special guests as they’re announced!
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