FAZE CLAN SIGNS PRO ‘ROCKET LEAGUE’ TEAM THE PEEPS
Esports and gaming organization FaZe Clan interrupted the Rocket League Verizon 5G Ultra Cup on Friday to announce its acquisition of The Peeps, a pro team in the popular soccer-meets-NASCAR esport. The Peeps, currently ranked fifth in the North American Rocket League Championship Series circuit, are FaZe Clan’s first professional Rocket League team.
“We are so proud of our esports teams dominating in 2021,” said Lee Trink, FaZe Clan CEO. “We’ve been looking at Rocket League for years now and love why Psyonix has been doing. We hope our fans are just as excited as we are that the day is finally here as we welcome The Peeps to FaZe Clan.”
Over the past several months, fans of The Peeps have been campaigning for the team to be picked up by a top esports organization, using the hashtag #PickUpThePeeps across social media.
To celebrate FaZe’s entrance into Rocket League, the organization is releasing two limited-edition hoodies paying homage to The Peeps and commemorating the team becoming official FaZe Clan members.
Photo courtesy of FaZe Clan