AS Monaco Esports enters Fortnite by signing NokSs
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AS Monaco Esports has announced the signing of Nicolas “NokSs” Landriscina and their entry into competitive Fortnite.
The popular football club also competes in other games like Rocket League and Pro Evolution Soccer, but its entry into competitive Fortnite makes them the first football club to do so.
NokSs has competed in over 30 Fortnite tournaments with more than 17 million cumulative views on his YouTube and Twitch channels combined. He also has close to 200,000 followers on Twitch. NokSs started playing games like Overwatch and Counter-strike. It was also around this time he began streaming. His Fortnite accolades include setting the "Coups de pompe" mode world record and a new world record with teammate Teeqzy in Duo vs Squad.
Esport Manager at AS Monaco Esports, Simon Rémoussin commented in a statement: “With its debut in the Fortnite game, a first for a football club, AS Monaco Esports has new ambitions, with the desire to engage its fans and develop on a new pitch. Fortnite is a title played by hundreds of millions of gamers around the world. The arrival of 'NokSs', which we are very happy to welcome, is the first step, the best is yet to come.”
Fortnite was the most streamed game on Twitch in 2018 and one of the biggest games ever launched. In 2019 it became an esports title, featuring several tournaments with the biggest being the Fortnite World Cup which carried a $30 million prize pool.