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Nissan: Nissan levels adult into a universe of esports with FaZe Clan and OpTic Gaming partnership

  • Nissan is a initial automaker to partner with both FaZe Clan and OpTic Gaming – dual of a biggest esports teams in a world
  • The sponsorship will deliver Nissan to an estimated 453 million video diversion streaming and rival esports viewers
  • The debate will underline a Nissan Armada, Altima, Kicks and a all-electric Nissan LEAF

NASHVILLE – Nissan is entering a universe of rival esports and video diversion streaming by apropos a initial automaker to partner with dual of a biggest teams in a space – FaZe Clan and OpTic Gaming.

“For any association perplexing to strech a Gen Z and millennial-minded audience, streaming and esports is an huge opportunity,” pronounced Robert Cross, director, media and activation, Nissan North America, Inc. “We trust this partnership presents a new proceed in introducing ourselves and joining with millions of fans by their favorite gamers.”

According to Newzoo’s 2019 Global esports Market Report, a tellurian esports assembly will grow to 453.8 million worldwide in 2019. Additionally, in 2018, a YouTube and Twitch assembly for esports was incomparable than a viewership of HBO, Netflix and ESPN combined.

Based in a Hollywood Hills, FaZe Clan is a many subscribed esports group in a world. The group competes in rival titles such as Call of Duty, Counter-Strike: Global Offensive, FIFA, Fortnite Battle Royale, PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds and Tom Clancy’s Rainbow Six Siege. Additionally, FaZe Clan is famous for a lifestyle code it has built by sell and luminary players streaming on Twitch and YouTube.

“We are anxious to have an innovative automotive association like Nissan as a unite and code partner,” pronounced Lee Trink, CEO, FaZe Clan. “We demeanour brazen to formulating constrained calm together for this sparkling relationship.”

Founded in 2006, a Texas-based OpTic Gaming classification competes worldwide for some of a many tangible titles in esports, including Call of Duty, Counter-Strike: Global Offensive, Gears of War, League of Legends, Overwatch and Fortnite Battle Royale.

“It’s an respect for OpTic to deliver Nissan to esports,” pronounced Ryan Musselman, president, OpTic Gaming. “Nissan has been innovating given a 1930’s, and we trust a crossover of a intent and tech-savvy fan bottom will assistance expostulate Nissan’s continued story of improving a lives of car owners by their singular proceed of technological integration.”

As partial of a agreement, a Nissan trademark will proudly seem on a FaZe Clan and OpTic Gaming foe jerseys. Additionally, group members will have entrance to Nissan vehicles to confederate into amicable and digital content. Vehicles concerned will embody a Nissan Armada, Altima, Kicks and a all-electric Nissan LEAF.

“Both FaZe Clan and OpTic Gaming move a singular assembly to a Nissan family. We could not have selected improved partners to assistance Nissan authentically bond with a informative materialisation that is esports worldwide,” Cross said.

With a announcement, Nissan adds esports to a register of jaunty partnerships, that already includes a 12-year partnership with a Heisman Trust as good as sponsorships of college party opposite a states. Nissan is also a pretension unite of Nissan Stadium in Nashville, home of a NFL Tennessee Titans.

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About Nissan Motor Co.
Nissan is a tellurian full-line car manufacturer that sells some-more than 60 models underneath a Nissan, INFINITI and Datsun brands. In mercantile year 2017, a association sole 5.77 million vehicles globally, generating income of 11.9 trillion yen. On Apr 1, 2017, a association embarked on Nissan M.O.V.E. to 2022, a six-year devise targeting a 30% boost in annualized revenues to 16.5 trillion yen by a finish of mercantile 2022, along with accumulative giveaway money upsurge of 2.5 trillion yen. As partial of Nissan M.O.V.E. to 2022, a association skeleton to extend a care in electric vehicles, symbolized by a world’s best-selling all-electric car in history, a Nissan LEAF. Nissan’s tellurian domicile in Yokohama, Japan, manages operations in 6 regions: Asia Oceania; Africa, a Middle East India; China; Europe; Latin America; and North America. Nissan has partnered with French manufacturer Renault given 1999 and acquired a 34% interest in Mitsubishi Motors in 2016. The Renault-Nissan-Mitsubishi fondness sole 10.76 million vehicles sum in calendar year 2018.

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About FaZe Clan
FaZe Clan is a globally eminent esports organization, famous primarily for a register of well-developed YouTube vloggers, live streamers and award-winning pro-players. Since a origination in 2010, it has turn one of a largest brands in gaming history, with a sum of 200 million tellurian fans. FaZe Clan cultivates and manages implausible talent who exist during a intersection of mainstream gaming and cocktail culture. FaZe Clan provides pro teams and calm creators a collection they need to say value in party and move gaming and gamer lifestyle to a universe by suggestive verticals.

About OpTic Gaming
Founded in 2006, OpTic Gaming is an industry-defining esports, media, and party organization. With an assembly built adult over a decade, they are widely famous for their endless impact, sexually intent tellurian audience, and strange rate of rival success. Their strech includes teams in vital esports scenes, including League of Legends, Call of Duty, CS:GO and Gears of War. For some-more information follow OpTic Gaming on amicable media @OpTicGaming or revisit


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