Esports organization FaZe Clan announced on March 25 their partnership with KRAFTON, Inc., the South Korean video game company which created PUBG, to create the official FaZe Clan jersey of the PUBG Global Invitational (PGI). The catch? The jerseys will only be available for the next 72 hours.
According to FaZe’s press release, this marks the first time KRAFTON, Inc. have partnered with an esports organization to create official merchandise. The jerseys have a price tag of $70, are available in both red and black, and can be purchased at fazeclan.com.
“We are honored to be the first esports organization to work with KRAFTON, Inc. on official merchandise and further FaZe Clan’s presence within the community,” said FaZe’s Head of Esports, Erik Anderson. “The passion our fans show on a daily basis is what drives us here at FaZe and we hope they’ll love what we’ve cooked up for them to wear while they’re cheering for the team any given FaZe Sunday.”
Atila Yesildag, Head of Esports EMEA at KRAFTON, Inc., also weighed in on the merch collaboration.
“We have enjoyed collaborating with FaZe Clan to create official merchandise for our community,” he said. “This is another exciting development in a busy year for PUBG Esports, and we are looking forward to seeing fans wear their new jerseys with pride.”
FaZe Clan players Gustav, Aitzy, Fuzzface and ubah are currently competing in PGI2021 for a prize pool that sits at over $5 million. The eight-week tournament officially kicked off in February, and competition has been fierce. This merch drop comes just after FaZe Clan was named Week 3 Weekly Finals Champions and took home just over $200k.
Fans of both FaZe Clan and PUBG will benefit from the opportunity to don this new apparel. What’s more, merch drops like these create new possibilities for future collaborations. Diehard FaZe fans and PUBG fans alike may soon be wondering which partnerships will come next, eagerly anticipating chances to rep their brands.
As mentioned, the jerseys are only available for 72 hours, starting from 12 pm PDT on March 25. Get yours today while you still have the chance.