Esports and gaming organisation FaZe Clan has made history as the first gaming organisation to hit the cover of Sports Illustrated.
Legendary sports magazine Sports Illustrated has brought FaZe Clan and esports even further to the mainstream.
The gaming organisation has even received an exclusive behind-the-scenes video talking about their accomplishments so far. The story specifically covers how gaming and traditional sports have combined. Interviews from FaZe Clan CEO Lee Trink and founders FaZe Banks and FaZe Temperrr highlight the story. Additional interviews include investor Jimmy Iovine, member and investor FaZe Simmo (aka Ben Simmons) and Paul Hamilton, Co-Owner of Atlanta FaZe and CEO of Atlanta Esports Ventures.
In order to commemorate the big announcement, FaZe Clan releases new limited merchandise for purchase. T-shirts, hats, sweatshirts, and a unique, autographed, and limited version of the magazine go live on the 12th of June at 11am PST through the NTWRK app.
FaZe Clan making the cover of Sports Illustrated marks a new peak in the gaming and esports industry. An organisation founded 11 years ago with just a few gamers bloomed into one of the greatest organisations in esports. FaZe Clan’s new magazine is already up on the Sports Illustrated website and hits newsstands on the 17th of June.