Dubai-based esports organisation Galaxy Racer has introduced that it’s going to host a Fortnite match alongside Arsenal footballer Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang and his brother William-Fils Aubameyang.
The Galaxy Racer Aubameyang Cup is ready to begin on August 1st and can see gamers compete for a share of its €10,000 (∼£8,543) prize pool.
The duos match is claimed to be the first-ever cross-regional competitors to happen on-line. With a purpose to stop any connectivity points between areas, it is going to function dwelling and away legs to make sure a ‘truthful aggressive platform for gamers’.
Each brothers may also make visitor appearances all through the match. This consists of interviews and a 2v2 matchup with Galaxy Racer’s Fortnite gamers, Milan ‘milan’ Lopes and Maciej ‘Teeq’ Radzio.
Paul Roy, CEO of Galaxy Racer, spoke on the match in a launch: “The Galaxy Racer Aubameyang Cup will unite skilled, beginner gamers, gaming personalities and athletes, and would be the first occasion of its type to carry gamers from the Center East and Europe to conflict in a web based match that’s extremely aggressive and truthful.
“Our ambition is to supply up-and-coming skilled gamers an opportunity to point out off their expertise, present alternatives for gamers to check these expertise towards gamers from different areas, and to create an unforgettable occasion for followers to observe.”
The match marks Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang’s debut within the business. It was revealed that the Arsenal striker was contemplating creating his personal esports organisation in 2020 after competing in a digital Grand Prix organised by Method One.
Qualifiers for the Aubameyang Cup start on August 1st. In line with the discharge, 150 groups from the Center East and Europe try to qualify for the Grand Finals, which is ready to happen on August third. The highest 24 groups will compete within the Grand Finals.
All 4 days of the competitors shall be streamed on Galaxy Racer’s Twitch and YouTube channels.
Esports Insider says: Galaxy Racer is constant to develop its choices in Europe and the Center East. By becoming a member of forces with one of the crucial recognisable names in world soccer, it’s a sure-fire option to entice consideration to the organisation. Relying on the success of the match, it might be the beginning of a stable working relationship between the organisation and the Aubameyang brothers.