AMSTERDAM, NETHERLANDS - DECEMBER 6, 2022 - to celebrate the launch of Vikendi Reborn map in PUBG: BATTLEGROUNDS, KRAFTON, Inc. has announced Twitch Rivals: PUBG EMEA Showdown - an online competition, featuring 64 Twitch streamers from across EMEA.
Key streamers, including DanucD, Mithrain and WackyJacky101, are named as team captains and will compete in four high-stakes matches for a share of the $100,000 prize pool. The competition will be held on Friday 9th December at 18:00 CET/17:00 GMT, streamed live on twitch.tv/twitchrivals.
Begüm Gürses, Brand Experience Manager at KRAFTON, Inc. - said: “After the success of the Twitch Rivals: PUBG Turkey Showdown, we’re very happy to be able to bring our entire EMEA community together in this new event. I hope all of you will be able to join the stream to get cool items and cheer on your favorite streamers.”
Robin Allemand, Head of Twitch Rivals at Twitch, said: “Twitch Rivals competitors compete for the chance to enter Twitch history, earn bragging rights, prizes and, most of all, have fun. Twitch Rivals for PUBG: BATTLEGROUNDS will see some of Twitch’s most renowned streamers fragging out and taking names, hosted by fan-favorite casters who will break the action down for you every step of the way. “
The streamers will be fighting it out over four matches, each with unique game settings, and its own prize pool and champion. Eight key streamers: DanucD (CEE), GaGOD (UK), KayzahR (DACH), LittleBigWhale (FR), Mithrain (TR), Moonryde (IT), WackyJacky101 (Nordics) and xxxthefocusxxx (SP) have been chosen as team captains and will draft rosters from a pool of available players to compete. There will be three matches contested by eight-person squads, and one match with a 32 v 32 platoon showdown.
The event will be broadcast on twitch.tv/twitchrivals where fans can follow the action every step of the way. The community can also tune in on the channels of the eight captains who will all be streaming their matches. Furthermore, viewers will enjoy the exclusive event Twitch Drops. Fans are required to link their KRAFTON ID to their Twitch accounts here to claim the following items:
- Back 2 Lobby Spray
- Twitch Rivals Spray
- Angry Chicken T-shirt
- Twitch Rivals Bomber Jacket
Tune in at 18:00 CET/17:00 GMT on Friday 9th December at twitch.tv/twitchrivals and for information on the Twitch Rivals: PUBG EMEA Showdown visit: https://twitchrivals.com/
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KRAFTON, Inc. is a collective of independent game development studios brought together to create innovative and engaging entertainment experiences for gamers across the world. The company consists of PUBG Studios, Bluehole Studio, Striking Distance Studios, RisingWings, Dreamotion, Unknown Worlds and 5minlab, each with its own unique expertise.
KRAFTON is responsible for premier entertainment properties including PUBG: BATTLEGROUNDS, NEW STATE MOBILE, The Callisto Protocol, Moonbreaker, TERA, and ELYON. As a technology-driven company that boasts world-class capabilities, KRAFTON seeks to expand its areas of business beyond games to multimedia entertainment and deep learning. For more information about KRAFTON, please visit https://www.krafton.com.