FACEIT, the online platform for competitive matches is now confirmed to host Valve’s next CSGO Major. The event will take place in London. The venue has been set to SSE Arena in Wembley, London scheduled from 23rd to 25th of September 2018. FACEIT London Major 2018 will be the second major of the year.
There were reports earlier that the online matchmaking platform is in talks with Valve for a potential Major deal.
This is to note that the FACEIT Major 2018 will be the second, eliminating any opportunities for a third one for the year.FACEIT London Major 2018 will also mark the debut of the organizers in this form of event. Previously, Valve has partnered with DreamHack, ESL, Epicenter, ELEAGUE, PGL & MLG to host sponsored CSGO tournaments labeled as Majors.
FACEIT London Major 2018
FACEIT are bringing the next #CSGO Major to London in 2018!
20-23 September 2018, The SSE Arena, Wembley.
Tickets available from 2nd April 2018! pic.twitter.com/RfnHx3XXhi
— FACEIT (@FACEIT) February 22, 2018
The event will as usual feature 24 teams coming through qualifiers from different parts of the world, whereas, eight teams will be invited as the regular norms for Legend status. Cloud9 was the latest owner of the Major title a couple of weeks ago in Boston.
Without announcing any more details, FACEIT has teased the announcement through a video on their official Twitter handle.