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November 25, 2020

FaZe Clan, Casio Team Up for G-SHOCK Watch

FaZe Clan, Casio Team Up for G-SHOCK Watch

Casio America and FaZe Clan have partnered to create a new custom, limited-edition shock-resistant G-SHOCK watch dubbed the DW6900FAZE20-4CR.

The limited-edition watch features FaZe Clan’s red tiger camo print (an homage to the camo used in the early days by FaZe players for their in-game sniper rifles), with the case back featuring an engraving that commemorates FaZe Clan’s 10-year anniversary. 

Credit: Casio/FaZe Clan

Being a G-Shock watch, the DW6900FAZE20-4CR offers all the same features of the line, particularly being shock and water-resistant. The watch, which will retail for $150 USD, will be available via FaZe Clan’s and Casio’s G-SHOCK websites beginning Nov. 27. It will also be available at Casio’s Soho, New Jersey store.

FaZe Clan is the latest esports organization to work with a major watch brand to create a custom limited-edition timepiece. In October, Astralis teamed up with Garmin to create a limited-edition smartwatch, and in June Fnatic collaborated with luxury brand Gucci to create a high-end watch.

Published at Tue, 24 Nov 2020 21:59:48 +0000

Learfield IMG College Names Esports Engine, Mainline as Partners for Level Next

Intercollegiate athletics media and technology services company Learfield IMG College formally announced additional partners for Level Next, its collegiate esports league in collaboration with Electronic Arts and Endeavor announced in late-October

Learfield has named esports tournament software and management company Mainline and Vindex-owned turnkey esports operations firm Esports Engine as the latest partners for the league, which kicked off competition this month using Madden NFL 21.  Both Mainline and Esports Engine have been working with Learfield behind the scenes in building out Level Next in preparation for competition prior to this announcement.

Esports Engine will serve as the broadcast and production partner delivering more than “70 hours of broadcast content throughout the Fall Champions Series,” while Mainline will provide infrastructure and overall management of the various competitions.

Round 2: Conference/Regional Play began Monday and will run through Dec. 18, with winners from each school competing as a team against other schools in the conference or region. This round follows the initial Fall Champions Series’ qualifying tournaments that were held Nov. 9-20. Round 3: Conference/Regional Championships will run from Jan. 4-9, followed by Round 4: Championship play from Jan. 13-17. 

Published at Tue, 24 Nov 2020 21:00:08 +0000

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