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Ubisoft Raiubow and Aim Lab Are Going To Be Partners

Aim Lab, a shooter game training platform, announced a multi-year partnership with Ubisoft. Rainbow Six Siege esports will use Aim Lab as their official player development platform. In the first year, the company will be a global partner of the R6 pro circuit. In year two, Aim Lab will provide player statistics directly to broadcasts.

Additionally, the company will receive an exclusive weapon skin in R6. The R6 AIm Lab Combine awards skins to players with a score and ranking leaderboard that assesses their skills in various mechanics. It may be possible to use these scores as a benchmark for evaluating aspiring professional players.

Aim Lab has already partnered with teams such as DarkZero Esports and former world champions Spacestation Gaming as part of the R6 ecosystem.

FaZe Clan and Seth Roger Team To Raise Money For Fight Alzheimer’s Disease

Seth Rogen & Lauren Miller Rogen’s charity HFC will partner with FaZe Clan for a live stream on June 16, 2021. Rogen will be streaming with members of the FaZe Clan to raise awareness and funds for Alzheimer’s care, support, and brain health education.

During the stream, Rogen will engage in a likely futile attempt at taking on (and teaming up with) FaZe Banks, FaZe Nate Hill, and special guests such as Adin Ross and Mike Majlik.

Donations can be made during the stream or through the purchase of official event merchandise, with proceeds going directly to HFC’s care and support programs. In addition, they can visit a special Tiltify page dedicated to the event.

Brand Knew helped put together the FaZe Clan x HFC Livestream event.

In addition to this news, FaZe Clan recently made history by becoming the first esports team to grace the cover of Sports Illustrated.

WIAA Becomes Partners With CSI Sports

The Washington Interscholastic Activities Association (WIAA) has signed a partnership agreement with collegiate esports tournament services provider CSL Esports. The partnership will provide esports infrastructure to the WIAA’s 400 high schools and 400 middle schools by providing a competition platform, broadcast production resources, and tools to integrate esports into educational programs.

Several scholastic esports matches will be aired on Twitch each week by CSL. Additionally, the company plans to offer three tournaments for area students starting in July in Rocket League, Dota 2, and League of Legends. Students from Oregon and Nevada will also have the chance to compete, with the finals taking place at the online esports festival DreamHack Beyond on July 24, 2021.

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