- AS Monaco Esports has announced that they will be entering the competitive Fortnite scene and have signed Nicolas “NokSs” Landriscina to start the process.
AS Monaco Esports on Fortnite
One of the most recognizable soccer clubs in Europe will be entering the Fortnite esports scene. Already present on several games such as Pro Evolution Soccer and Rocket League, AS Monaco Esports will be the first soccer club to enter the Fortnite esports scene. It’s a big step for the team and the direction they want to take.
Fortnite is one of the biggest games of our time, and was the #1 streamed game on Twitch in 2018. Fortnite became an esports title in 2019 and has already had many events and competitions throughout the year, the biggest being the Fortnite World Cup.
AS Monaco Esports signed Nicolas “NokSs” Landriscina to enter the major battle royale title. NokSs has more than 30 tournaments under its belt and no less than 17 million cumulative views on his social channels; Twitch and YouTube. He is also close to the 200k follower mark on Twitch, which will be a significant milestone for him.
Who is Nicolas “NokSs” Landriscina?
NokSs, who is 22 years old, has been gaming for most of his childhood. He started off on games like Counter-Strike and Overwatch which helped NokSs begin his career as a professional player. At the same time, he started streaming where he got noticed by many esports organizations.
Since the beginning of Fortnite, NokSs has invested most of his time playing in Fortnite tournaments. At the same time, he achieved a few highlights such as setting the world record in the “Coups de pompe” mode and reached a new world record in Duo vs Squad with teammate Teeqzy. He also tied the Squad world record with other well-known pros such as Gotaga, Robi and Mickalow.
“With its debut on the Fortnite game, a first for a football club, AS Monaco Esports has new ambitions, with the desire to engage its fans and develop on a new pitch. Fortnite is a title played by hundreds of millions of gamers around the world. The arrival of “NokSs”, which we are very happy to welcome, is the first step, the best is yet to come. ” Simon Rémoussin – Esport Manager for AS Monaco Esports (source)
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