FaZe Clan has partnered with crypto payments company MoonPay to celebrate gaming, esports and youth culture. The deal marks MoonPay’s largest partnership to date, making MoonPay the official crypto and NFT partner of FaZe Clan. The terms of the deal have not been disclosed yet.
The FaZe Clan and MoonPay partnership includes a range of content and media elements to be released in early 2022. MoonPay will be integrated into existing content on the FaZe Clan platform, and the two brands will create new and original content tailored for the FaZe Clan community. Plans include new original content series, creative and talent-driven events.
Lee Trink, CEO of FaZe Clan, said the following in his speech:
“We are focused on creating digital products and NFTs that excite our fans and express the FaZe brand in innovative ways. As the world begins to embrace Web 3, it is vital that we fulfill our responsibility to protect our community. Our partnership with MoonPay addresses both of these goals by providing a strong foundation and a secure path for our journey into metadata.”
FaZe Clan will also use MoonPay’s platforms and ecosystem for future NFT and digital product initiatives. MoonPay’s extensive expertise in crypto, NFTs and security will be leveraged.
MoonPay CEO Ivan Soto-Wright made the following comments in a statement:
“MoonPay and FaZe Clan unite in a common goal: we both aim to empower creators and game economies. At MoonPay we build the world’s most advanced payment solutions for purchasing cryptocurrencies and NFT. FaZe Clan’s influence in the gaming community is unrivaled. This exciting new partnership has the potential to create a crypto gaming power the world has never seen before.”