FaZe Clan Officially Launches "FaZe Fridays" Franchise; First Season Garners 82 Million Viewer Minutes
- Weekly series starring the internet's favorite gamers, creators, and streamers set to continue throughout 2024, awarding a total of over $1 million in cash prizes
- Successful first season unlocks expected multimillion-dollar revenue franchise for FaZe Clan
LOS ANGELES, CA / ACCESSWIRE / February 6, 2024 / Today, FaZe Holdings, Inc. (FaZe Clan) (NASDAQ:FAZE), one of the most prominent and influential gaming organizations in the world, announces plans for "FaZe Fridays," its wildly popular weekly gaming tournament to continue throughout 2024 after seeing massive viewership and engagement numbers in the first four events. The talent-driven live event series created for gamers, by gamers is set to award over $1 million in cash prizes throughout the year, provided by key partners and sponsors. Additionally, the new series unlocks an expected multimillion-dollar revenue opportunity for FaZe Clan.
FaZe Fridays brings the Internet's favorite gamers, creators, and streamers together to compete for cash prizes of $25,000 each week. FaZe will host the live-streamed gaming tournament on Fridays throughout 2024 with a total prize pool of $1 million up for grabs. The weekly prize will be provided by key partners and sponsors such as Xfinity, who sponsored the first four events over December and January and will continue as a sponsor for the upcoming tournaments. Hosts and casters must meet exclusive criteria to be selected to participate in FaZe Fridays. Viewers can expect to see participants play their favorite trending games, from Call of Duty, Fortnite and more. Some tournaments may include a combination of online and LAN.
"We started this new weekly tournament to just have fun and it's really taken off," says FaZe Swagg. "We look forward to putting together teams each week, competing in different titles with different groups and we're honestly just having a blast. Love that the fans love it as much as we do!"
FaZe Fridays was first teased at the end of 2023 with the first four tournaments sponsored by Xfinity and the reception has been amazing. Already, the viewership for FaZe Fridays has surpassed 82 million minutes watched and over 20 million impressions across social media platforms.
"FaZe Fridays has given us an amazing platform to spotlight Xfinity as the network connecting FaZe Clan with some of the biggest gamers on the internet in this new go-to weekly gathering," said Mark Cruz, Senior Director of Brand Partnerships for Comcast. "We're thrilled for our brand and product to have this visibility and drive authentic conversation amongst one of the most difficult to reach, but most engaged audiences. We're excited to build off the success of the first series of tournaments and supporting more FaZe Fridays in the future."
Throughout the series, FaZe will feature highlights from games, including top plays and MVPs, as well as run giveaways. Fans can tune in to FaZe Clan's socials to learn details on when and where to watch each FaZe Friday event.
ABOUT FAZE CLAN:
FaZe Holdings Inc. (NASDAQ:FAZE) ("FaZe Clan") is one of the most prominent and influential gaming organizations in the world. Created by gamers, for gamers, FaZe began in 2010 by a group of internet kids who turned their passion into a successful career path and formed a die-hard community along the way. Today, FaZe Clan represents a vast roster of creators who aim to inspire the next generation in making their dreams a reality.
FaZe operates across multiple verticals designed to reimagine gaming, sports, culture and entertainment. FaZe has partnered with blue-chip brands such as Xfinity, Porsche, GHOST® and McDonald's, and record-breaking fashion and lifestyle collaborations featuring Nike, Takashi Murakami, Lyrical Lemonade and more - all centered around its top-tier talent collective with gaming rooted at the core. Reaching over 500M followers across social platforms globally, FaZe's roster consists of world-class gamers, streamers, content creators and esports professionals known for delivering disruptive, original content and its gaming division houses 10+ competitive esports teams.
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