“Flashpoint offers a unique, refreshing take on Counter-Strike, enhanced by a strong roster of teams and top-tier talent”, said Mo Hallaba, COO and Head of Business Development at StatsHelix. “We’ve always liked Flashpoint’s approach to original content – from serious to fun – so it’s a perfect match for StatsHelix to deliver our software from an innovative viewpoint.”
“Flashpoint is all about the players, talent and fans in a raw, unfiltered tournament series to deliver unprecedented competition and entertainment for the CS:GO community” said Christopher “MonteCristo” Mykles, Commissioner at Flashpoint and VP of Brand for B Site. “By partnering with StatsHelix, we can elevate our game with meaningful insights to drive the conversation around our matches.”
Flashpoint 2 features 12 teams – globally ranked BIG (#7), OG (#8), Fnatic (#12), forZe eSports (#26) and Virtus.pro (#27), along with B Site founding teams Gen.G (#22), Cloud9 (#23), c0ntact, Dignitas, Team Envy, MAD Lions and MIBR – competing for the largest prize pool for CS:GO in 2020 of $1 million, with the champions taking $500,000 and the AK-47 Trophy.
Group play was held on Nov. 10-22, with playoffs continuing on Nov. 30-Dec. 5 and the Grand Final on Dec. 6. For more information on Flashpoint, tune in at Twitch at twitch.tv/flashpoint and YouTube, and follow on Twitter @Flashpoint, on Instagram @flashpoint_cs. For more information, visit Flashpoint.
FACEIT is the leading competitive platform for online multiplayer games, with more than 18 million users. FACEIT allows players to easily play in tournaments and leagues for virtual and real-world prizes through automated tournament management and competitive gaming technology. For developers, FACEIT’s advanced software development kit (SDK) allows game creators to easily integrate user-friendly competitive gaming and tournaments into their titles to allow gamers to take part in competitive online games at all skill levels. Esports organizers, players and communities use FACEIT to create and manage online competitions. For more information on FACEIT, please visit www.faceit.com
StatsHelix is a gametech company that builds data-driven tools for esports and gaming. Since 2015 our team has been building products that leverage game data to enhance experiences for players and viewers. We’ve shipped everything from coaching tools to interactive Twitch Extensions, and are trusted by some of the biggest names in the industry. For more information, check out our website at: www.statshelix.com. Follow us on Twitter @StatsHelix.
ABOUT B SITE, INC. (FLASHPOINT)
B Site Inc. is the first esports media company funded and run by team organizations including Cloud9, c0ntact Gaming, Dignitas, Envy Gaming, FunPlus Phoenix, Gen.G, MIBR and OverActive Media and in partnership with FACEIT. Its mission is to create sustainability and prosperity for both players and teams while delivering differentiated content and storytelling to fans around the world. B Site is structured to provide the highest revenue share potential to teams of any major esports organizer. It champions an open circuit for developing new talent and an infrastructure for ensuring competitive integrity.
The company operates Flashpoint and Pop Flash, professional tournament events in CS:GO and VALORANT for game enthusiasts, and also produces original content with programs like Summoning Insight, The Blind Spot, and Flashpoint Q&A. Follow on Twitter @Flashpoint, on Instagram @flashpoint_cs, Twitch at twitch.tv/flashpoint and YouTube. For more information, visit Flashpoint.