FACEIT and VISA Strategy $450K Esports Program, Release Debit Card in Russia
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Competition operator FACEIT and VISA will launch a $450K USD grassroots esports program in Russia, through brand-new partner Gazprombank. Gamers in the area can participate in online competitions for Counter-Strike: Global Offensive (CS: GO) and Dota 2, supported through a branded FACEIT debit card by Visa– the use of which will further contribute to the replenishment of the cash prize on a repeating basis.
Beginning this month, the $450K cash prize will be dispersed over the first 3 months of the program, both in FACEIT points (which can be exchanged for rewards such as in-game virtual items and team products) and ruble prize money. On top of daily purchases, cardholders will have unique access to these competitors.