KFC Gaming is continuing to make a name for itself in the esports space with the announcement of their Black Ops 4 Blackout tournament in partnership with Call of Duty UK.
While there have been plenty of Fortnite tournaments, both official and unofficial, over the last year, Black Ops 4's Blackout hasn’t seen as many major tournaments pop up during the first three months of release.
That all looks to change with the announcement of KFC Gaming and Call of Duty UK’s Blackout tournament, with a special twist.
With most major tournaments feature a host of professional talent, this new joint venture will see 16 of the UK’s biggest content creators compete alongside fans with £50,000 up for grabs.
KFC Gaming x @CallofDutyUK present #KFCRoyale
:money_with_wings: £50,000 prize pool
:credit_card: KFC Black Card
:video_game: 16 Creators looking for their duo
Time to make a name for yourself. pic.twitter.com/HwxeGTpXio
— KFC Gaming (@kfcgaming) January 14, 2019
While the tournament was officially unveiled on January 14 after days of teasing, we now know the 16 content creators who will be competing during the event.
Featuring everyone from the likes of popular YouTuber Syndicate to reality TV star Gaz Beadle, who has been playing plenty of Blackout over the last few months, there should be plenty of interest from UK fans looking to get into the tournament.
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- Tommy T
T-minus 15 minutes.@ZerkaaHD | @iTempp | @MrDalekJD | @MarleyThirteen @TommyT999 | @Terroriser | @zfcyanide | @TheGamingLemon @DaithiDeNogla | @MiniLaddd | @PsiSyn | @Vikkstar123 @Spratt | @GazGShore | @CodeNamePizza | @ProSyndicate
Who's your dream duo? pic.twitter.com/Xd35XaqjJE
— KFC Gaming (@kfcgaming) January 16, 2019
Starting on January 17, there will be a series of qualifiers taking place over a five-week period, with 16 spots up for grabs.
After the qualifiers wrap up, things will conclude at the grand finals on February 24 where they winning fan will receive £15,000 and an elusive KFC Black Card. The remaining prize money will be split between the other players.
Registration for the qualifiers opened on January 16 and interested fans can head over to the official KFC Royale website for more information.