BEIJING, Oct. 8, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- FunEase, a joint venture between FunPlus and NetEase, today announced that Cloud9 and Fnatic will officially enter the next stage of "Rules of Survival Global Series" with dedicated teams competing in the North American "Fox Plain" & "Starless Depot" and South East Asian "Regional Clash" divisions.
"I would like to formally welcome Cloud9 and Fnatic to the world of Rules of Survival! We are thrilled to have two of the best esports teams in the world participate in the competition. Rules of Survival Global Series is getting a lot of traction worldwide, and I look forward to seeing both professional and grassroot teams across each region compete for the world champion title," said Andy Zhong, Founder and CEO of FunPlus.
"I'm ecstatic that we have an opportunity to join the Rules of Survival Global Series and to work closely with NetEase Games and FunPlus Sports, both of whom have put in tremendous effort in making RGS the success that it already is. We're all thrilled to be a part of this historic season and look forward to seeing RGS continue to grow," said Jack Etienne, Cloud9 CEO & Owner.
Patrik Sättermon, co-owner and CGO of Fnatic, added "We are proud to partner up with NetEase Games, FunPlus Sports and the other founding teams and enter competitive Rules of Survival. We have been amazed by the professionalism and vision of this joint-venture, and we look forward to further supporting the exciting world of mobile esports."
The Rules of Survival Global Series officially began in July 2018, with the launch of North American "Fox Plain", South East Asian "Regional Clash" and European "Mount Gill" divisions.
Thousands of RoS fans around the world formed 2,000 teams that competed in the finals of each division. Moreover, the competition attracted more than 10M unique viewers worldwide, watching the broadcast on Facebook in 6 different languages.
About Rules of Survival Global Series
Launched by NetEase and FunPlus Sports, and officially broadcasted on Facebook, Rules of Survival Global Series was built on a solid foundation of one of the most popular battle royale games Rules of Survival (RoS) that is favored by 150 million players worldwide, and a common vision to create a truly first global mobile esports league and ecosystem. FunEase's approach combines innovative tournament formats, advanced multi-language broadcasting, exciting content and a total prize pool of $1 million USD in the 2018-2019 season alone.
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