Endpoint CeX have turn into the primary UK esports organisation to launch a fan token, in partnership with blockchain supplier Chiliz.
The org have additionally unveiled plans to open an Endpoint HQ/workplace facility subsequent 12 months.
The ‘$ENDCEX’ fan token will launch on November 18th on the fan engagement app Socios.com, which already has a lot of different sports activities groups and 5 different esports groups on board: OG, Navi, Workforce Heretics, Alliance and Vitality. Sports activities groups embody Barcelona, Arsenal, PSG, Man Metropolis, the Argentina nationwide soccer group and extra.
Fan tokens are collectible digital property, minted on the Chiliz blockchain, that present house owners with entry to voting rights in polls, VIP rewards, unique promotions, AR-enabled options, chat boards, video games and competitions on Socios.com.
Followers who buy $ENDCEX fan tokens may have entry to content material, activations round Endpoint gamers, unique rewards from retailer CeX and the chance to attend occasions as particular visitors. Endpoint will even host month-to-month polls the place their followers can vote and have a direct impression on key organisational choices. The topic of the primary ballot will probably be introduced quickly.
Endpoint prolonged their partnership with CeX in a landmark seven-figure deal again in March.
Socios.com has ‘main growth plans’ and is focusing on many extra fan token launches all through the world. It has places of work around the globe and has opened new regional headquarters in Madrid, Istanbul, São Paulo and Buenos Aires, with a North American workplace set to open quickly.
Peter Thompson, COO of Endpoint CeX, stated: “We’re extraordinarily happy to carry the subsequent degree of fan engagement to our ever rising and wonderful supporters. Partnering with Socios on the launch of our fan token is admittedly going to assist change the best way we nurture and develop UK esports, particularly alongside the launch of the brand new Endpoint HQ in 2022.
“We’re excited to ask our followers to assist form the way forward for Endpoint CeX and be capable to reward them in new and progressive methods.”
Frank Orchard, franchise director at CeX, added: “CeX is worked up to launch our Socios Fan Token in partnership with Endpoint. This highlights our sturdy gaming heritage and furthers our funding within the quick rising esports area.”
Alexandre Dreyfus, CEO of Chiliz and Socios.com, commented: “We’re delighted to welcome Endpoint CeX to Socios.com as our sixth accomplice in esports and the primary from the UK. We’re absolutely dedicated to creating wonderful alternatives for Endpoint CeX followers around the globe and look ahead to revealing extra about this partnership – together with particulars on the groundbreaking first ballot quickly.”
A couple of days in the past, Endpoint gained their eighth CSGO ESL Premiership after going unbeaten within the Autumn 2021 season.
Final month, fellow UK-based org Fnatic introduced a brand new crypto accomplice and shirt sponsor in multi-year deal value greater than £10m, with NFTs on the approach.
Dom is an award-winning author who graduated from Bournemouth College with a 2:1 diploma in Multi-Media Journalism in 2007.
As a long-time gamer having first picked up the NES controller within the late ’80s, he has written for a variety of publications together with GamesTM, Nintendo Official Journal, trade publication MCV in addition to Riot Video games and others. He labored as head of content material for the British Esports Affiliation up till February 2021, when he stepped again to work full-time on Esports Information UK and as an esports guide serving to manufacturers and companies higher perceive the trade.