London-based esports organisation Fnatic have announced PCSpecialist as their official gaming PC partner.
The system builder will supply Fnatic players with top-of-the-line equipment and has produced the Official Fnatic Gaming PC available for fans to purchase across the UK and Europe.
Pro players from all Fnatic teams, including League of Legends, CSGO, Rainbow 6, Fortnite and FIFA, will benefit from the PCs which will be used for practice and online tournaments. For example, the CSGO team’s preparation for the upcoming Intel Extreme Masters (IEM) in Katowice next month.
The PC is priced at £1,599 and consists of the following components:
- AMD Ryzen 7 3700X Processor
- AMD Radeon RX 5700 XT Graphics
- 16GB Corsair VENGEANCE RGB Pro 3200MHz RAM
- 500GB Samsung 970 EVO PLUS M.2 NVMe SSD
- 2TB Seagate Barracuda HDD
- Windows 10 Home
It’s available to buy online and will also be stocked in-store at Currys PC World.
Fnatic and PCSpecialist will co-produce exclusive content with the esports organisation’s pro players on Fnatic’s social channels.
The news comes after Fnatic announced a rebranding for 2020 including a new logo.
“We have the perfect hardware partner in PCSpecialist, the team understands what our players need from the equipment and expertly deliver a platform that exceeds expectations, giving our players the tools to be able to perform at the highest level,” said Patrik Sättermon, chief gaming officer at Fnatic.
“They have also made it possible for aspiring professional and fans across Europe will be able to take their gaming to the next level with The Official Fnatic Gaming PC which is an exciting prospect.”
John Medley, commercial manager at PCSpecialist, added: “Gaming has always been a big part of PCSpecialist’s DNA, so to have one of the world’s leading esports organisations on board as a partner is extremely exciting and one which we’re incredibly proud of.
“Our detailed understanding of Fnatic’s hardware demands will allow us to deliver the platform their pro gamers & teams require to achieve their goals in 2020.”
Dom is an award-winning writer who graduated from Bournemouth University with a 2:1 degree in Multi-Media Journalism in 2007.
As a long-time gamer having first picked up the NES controller in the late ’80s, he has written for a range of publications including GamesTM, Nintendo Official Magazine, industry publication MCV as well as Riot Games and others. He worked as head of content for the British Esports Association up until February 2021, when he stepped back to work full-time on Esports News UK and as an esports consultant helping brands and businesses better understand the industry.