In maybe the weirdest sentence I’ll write all day, KFC Gaming has taken purpose at Faze Clan after the esports organisation’s gamers did not qualify for the Call of Duty World League. Not content material with poking enjoyable on the organisation, the fried hen restaurant’s complicated gaming division referred to as out the gamers individually, earlier than suggesting that they may discover extra success in a really totally different sort of competitors.
Despite successful their first Pro League qualifier, among the greatest Black Ops four gamers on this planet misplaced their subsequent three games in a row. Faced with a gruelling second day, Faze Clan managed to win each of their games, retaining their competitors hopes alive and heading to the qualifier’s double-elimination bracket.
Despite an early win, Faze ultimately discovered themselves within the losers’ bracket, the place they misplaced to Overtime Esport, crashing out of the Call of Duty World League earlier than it had even begun. It’s right here that KFC determined to become involved, tweeting at the entire gamers to recommend they discover themselves one other esports dwelling.
To be exact, KFC gaming quote-tweeted Farming Simulator’s announcement about its personal €250,000 ($284,000) esports event, which was introduced earlier this week. To add additional salt to the injuries, the account tagged every of the 5 CoD execs in particular person, suggesting that coming into the Farming Simulator League is perhaps “something to do instead of watching CWL.”
— KFC Gaming (@kfcgaming) January 23, 2019
I’d prefer to take this chance to remind readers that that is the Twitter account of the gaming division of a fried hen restaurant, that got here screaming onto the scene final 12 months with a trailer that created more questions than it answered. Since then, their solely main announcement has been the KFC Royale, a UK-based CoD tournament providing a grand prize of £50,000 and a ‘black card’, entitling the holder to as much as £200 ($261) of hen every single day.
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I think about that Faze Clan aren’t notably fazed (sorry) by KFC’s enter, and I doubt we’ll see them swap assault rifles for pitchforks any time quickly, however the entire thing remains to be extraordinarily unusual.