Powerhouse EDM stars to compete in “Friendsgiving in Verdansk” Call of Duty tournament powered by Nerd Street Gamers

by Olivia Schaller

Tune in to watch on Thursday, November 26 beginning at 12pm PT at https://www.twitch.tv/nerdstgamers

LOS ANGELES – NOVEMBER 24, 2020 – Today, an all-star roster of electronic music talent, professional athletes and gamers have announced “Friendsgiving In Verdansk”, a Call of Duty battle royale extravaganza streaming live on Thursday, November 26. Beginning at 12pm PT, fans can tune in to Nerd Street Gamers on Twitch as Afrojack, Excision, Cheat Codes, Nicky Romero, Ookay, Snails and more are set to play with and against each other in a 40-team Thanksgiving day tournament. The all-star squad, who will each also be streaming on their personal Twitch channels, will be playing for a good cause, with the winning team receiving a cash prize that will be donated back to the charity of their choice. Joining forces as team captains in the star-studded virtual battlegrounds, the roster of talented musicians and celebrity players includes: 

Afrojack
ARMNHMR
Bonnie x Clyde
Cheat Codes
Excision
Funtcase
Nicky Romero
Ookay
Royce & Tan

Benda
Blunts N Blondes
Seminal
Snails
Vicetone
Wax Motif
Win & Woo
Yung Bae

With each team captain having the ability to build their squad in any way they’d like, every team brings a unique combination of fellow artists, friends, professional gamers, and even a few lucky fans who have been selected to play. Courtesy of HyperX, every team captain will be provided with a full streaming set-up so viewers can tune in worldwide and watch the five game tournament live, with each squad competing to earn the title of first-ever “Friendsgiving In Verdansk” champions. The gaming live stream is the latest in a series of creative ways these artists and celebrities are striving to stay connected to their fans during this “new normal” virtual-era. 

Tune in at 12pm PT Thursday, November 26 to catch the action live via Nerd Street Gamers on Twitch. 

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About Nerd Street Gamers

Nerd Street Gamers (NSG) is a national network of esports facilities and events dedicated to powering competitive opportunities for gamers. The company promotes greater access to the esports industry, laying a national framework for esports talent development and high-quality gaming tournaments. NSG has received backing from Five Below, Comcast, SeventySix Capital, Elevate Ventures, and angel investor George Miller. 

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