Krafton announces Twitch Rivals: PUBG EMEA Showdown
12/06/2022 - To celebrate the launch of the Vikendi Reborn map in PUBG: BATTLEGROUNDS, KRAFTON, Inc. announces the Twitch Rivals: PUBG EMEA Showdown, an online competition featuring 64 Twitch streamers from across EMEA (Economic Area Europe).
Top streamers, including DanucD, Mithrain and WackyJacky101, have been named team captains and will compete in four exciting matches for a share of the $100,000 prize pool. The competition will take place on Friday, December 9 at 6 p.m. and will be streamed live on Twitch.
Begüm Gürses, Brand Experience Manager at KRAFTON, Inc. commented,"After the success of Twitch Rivals: PUBG Turkey Showdown, we are very excited to bring our entire EMEA community together in this new event. I hope you'll all join us for the stream to get cool items and cheer on your favorite streamers."
Robin Allemand, Head of Twitch Rivals at Twitch, said,"Twitch Rivals participants are competing for a chance to go down in Twitch history, earn bragging rights and prizes, and most importantly, have fun. Twitch Rivals for PUBG: BATTLEGROUNDS will pit some of the most renowned streamers on Twitch against each other to make a name for themselves, hosted by fan-favorite casters who will break down the action step-by-step for you."
Streamers will compete in four matches, each with individual game settings, their 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 selected as team captains and will assemble their teams from a pool of available players. There will be three matches contested by eight-person teams and one match with a 32-on-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 check out the channels of the eight Captains, who will all be streaming their matches. Viewers will also be able to enjoy exclusive Twitch drops of the event. Fans must link their KRAFTON ID to their Twitch account here to receive the following items:
- Back 2 Lobby Spray
- Twitch Rivals Spray
- Angry Chicken T-Shirt
- Twitch Rivals Bomber Jacket
Source: Press release