Welcome 3AM, Tommo, Rizaar and OB7 to the party bus
Gothenburg, Sweden – August 24th, 2018 – Alliance is happy to welcome four additional players to the Fortnite team and the Alliance family! After the return of Harald ‘Powder’ Gimre and signing of Gustav ‘Tickeling’ Hogland, we now look to increase the occupancy in our Fortnite Party Bus with Ben ‘3am’ Kirby, Tom ‘Tommo’ Owers, Jack ‘RiZaaR’ Parker and Oliver ‘OB7’ Bullock.
The four lads from the United Kingdom are already known players in the battle royale genre. 3am has a history in competitive H1Z1 and Overwatch, placing Top 50 in Europe during Seasons 2-4. Tommo, RiZaaR and OB7 are also former H1Z1 players, with RiZaaR being a finalist at DreamHack Atlanta 2017 and DreamHack Winter 2017 as well as placing first in the TwitchCon Legends Invitational.
Alliance are excited to welcome these four new members to the Fortnite roster and are looking forward to their future in competitive Fortnite. Harald ‘Powder’ Gimre, Alliance Fortnite player, had this to add about the new members of the Fortnite team:
“I am happy to welcome these guys to the team, they are definitely interesting players with a lot of potentials. Will be an exciting time ahead for the Alliance family.”
“We are extremely excited to be representing Alliance and can not wait for our future together #ALLFam”
“I am extremely grateful to be given this opportunity to represent Alliance as a Fortnite player, with my recent success in Summer Skirmish, I am motivated to participate in every Fortnite tournament that Epic Games provides for us.” – Tom “Tommo” Owers, Tommo’s Twitter, Tommo’s Youtube and Tommo’s Instagram.
Fortnite Battle Royale is a free-to-play, online, battle royale game released in 2017 and developed by Epic Games. Fortnite has two game modes including Fortnite: Save the World, a cooperative shooter-survival game for up to four players to fight off zombie-like husks and defend objects with fortifications they can build, and Fortnite Battle Royale, a free-to-play battle royale game where up to 100 players fight in increasingly-smaller spaces to be the last person standing. Fortnite Battle Royale became a resounding success, drawing in more than 125 million players in less than a year, and earning hundreds of millions of dollars per month, and since has been a cultural phenomenon. More information about the game can be found on the Fortnite Website.
About Epic Games
Epic Games, Inc. is an American video game and software development corporation based in Cary, North Carolina. Epic Games develops the Unreal Engine, a commercially available game engine which also powers their internally developed video games, such as Fortnite and the Unreal, Gears of War and Infinity Blade series. More information can be found on Epic Games’ Website.
Alliance is a world-renowned esports organization fielding competitive players across some of the most popular video games in the world. The independent, player-owned organization is most known for winning the worlds biggest esports tournament in 2013 – DOTA 2’s The International. Today, Alliance is home of acclaimed players in many games and genres. Alliance’s mission is to create a lasting legacy that not only is dedicated and focused on results, but also feels like a great big family – not only to its own players and staff, but also its fans, partners and sponsors.