Known for its esports competitions and leagues, FACEIT is one of the most competitive sites out there for professional and upcoming professional gamers in the world. It’s a place where up-and-coming esports players have a chance to sign up, to get recognized, and have a chance at becoming one of the worlds most famous professional gamers in the world. Now, PUBG is coming to the platform.
When it comes to being a competitive title, PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds still ranks among some of the most competitive on the market alongside many other pro-league focused titles. For the past year, fans have been gathering around the world into its digital battlegrounds, shooting it out, blowing one another up and even showing one another their amazing skills with a frying pan.
With this knowledge, you may quickly realize that you are one of those with the potential to go professional. You’ve got the frags, you’ve got the chicken dinners and you even have your grease-proof controller for those nights that some KFC or Golden Chick manage to curb your appetite. If that’s the case, then FACEIT is the place for you.
Announced today, FACEIT is preparing to launch PUBG on their platform starting on Sept. 28th in Europe, North America and South America. The launch comes after a rather successful closed beta that started back in August. The beta saw over 200,000 player sign-ups since it started. With its online competitive leagues, partnered tournament organizers, and esports majors around the world, FACEIT is ready to bring PUBG into the spotlight, allowing fans to see a new standard in the battle royale genre be made for the most competitive players in the arena.
To celebrate the launch tomorrow, FACEIT has revealed that they are going to reward the first player to reach 338 Chicken Dinners with an iconic FIAT 500. Not bad for winning a few hundred Chicken Dinners is it? Don’t worry, even if you don’t win the nifty new ride, you can take advantage of several in-demand features including region locking, and a rather solid anti-cheat system that fans have always wanted.
Let alone do you get all these features, FACEIT has also revealed you can earn FACEIT points while playing PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds on their platform, which can then be exchanged in the FACEIT shop for valuable in-game items such as weapon skins and crate keys to further customize your weapons and character.
“Whilst we anticipated high levels of success with the closed beta, we were blown away by the positive feedback and the number of sign-ups. The integration we developed with PUBG allows players to be in a match within seconds and we’re excited to welcome everyone on the platform to jump in and experience our competitive battleground,” says Niccolo Maisto, CEO of FACEIT. “PUBG is continually proving its fierce potential as an esport, and we’re thrilled to be a part of that exciting journey by offering players unprecedented opportunities to develop their skills.”
“The FACEIT integration offers our community a uniquely competitive framework to play PUBG at a level they haven’t experienced before. The closed beta proved the value of our partnership, and we can’t wait to watch the competitive scene develop further,” said Hyowon Yoo, Head of Business Development and Operations, NA/EU, PUBG Corporation.
With a successful integration into the FACEIT platform, fans of PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds will have a chance to work with scouts, a chance to work with competition organizers, play in tournaments and leagues that feature customizable server settings, and even take advantage of using instant lobby creation and automatic stat tracking and result fetching as they please.
If this sounds like something for you, check out FACEIT to learn more about what they have to offer today.
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