McDonald’s® USA and FaZe Clan Kick Off a Juicy New Tradition with the First-Ever “Friendsgaming”
November 02, 2021
Friendsgaming – fueled by McDonald’s Crispy Chicken Sandwich – brings gamers across the country together for an epic online event and exclusive merch drop
(CHICAGO, Nov. 2, 2021)— Friendsgiving as you know it will never be the same. Every November, groups of friends gather around a table IRL. But this year, we’re changing the game with an event that lets gamers celebrate with their online friends all across the country.
McDonald’s® USA and FaZe Clan, the digital-native lifestyle and media platform rooted in gaming, are joining forces to host the first-ever Friendsgaming: a juicy new tradition, inspired by the undeniable way McDonald’s just hits different during an intense gaming session. Fans are invited to celebrate their online friendships with the epic combo of gaming and the official fuel of Friendsgaming: our Crispy Chicken Sandwiches - southern style fried chicken favorites, always cooked to crispy, juicy and tender perfection.
Friendsgaming will officially kick off at 8:00 p.m. ET on Sat. Nov. 20, with a special live Twitch stream on FaZe Swagg’s channel, starring FaZe Swagg, FaZe JSmooth, FaZe Booya and FaZe Santana. Grab your squad, order your Crispy Chicken Sandwiches, unbox your exclusive McDonald’s x FaZe Clan gaming gear and tune in to watch the legends have a Friendsgaming feast live from their living room, while reminiscing on their friendship and playing one of their favorite games. Pro tip: pay attention to the live chat for opportunities to get in on exclusive giveaways.
Your Friendsgaming experience won’t be complete without this exclusive collection:
To help fans gear up for the crispiest online party of the year, McDonald’s and FaZe Clan are dropping an exclusive merch collab: The Crispy Chicken Sandwich Expansion Pack. The first-of-its-kind collection includes custom accessories to help buff-up gaming setups from novice status to S-Tier, as well as some pieces to help fans enjoy a next-level Crispy Chicken Sandwich meal, on us. The complete pack includes:
- A special McDelivery DoorDash code* that allows gamers to fuel-up for Friendsgaming on Nov. 20 with up to three of their favorite McDonald’s Crispy Chicken Sandwiches, Medium World Famous Fries®, and a Medium Soft Drink
- A Headset stand to hang and display your gaming headphones
- A Phone holder to keep your device plugged in and within arm’s reach
- Custom FaZe Clan x McDonald’s controller and keyboard decals
- Extra crispy textured controller grip decals for no-slip handling
- And a custom Friendsgaming insulated carrier bag to keep food warm while your hands are busy owning your friends on the controllers.
The limited-edition packs will drop on Nov. 4 at 12:00 p.m. ET at CCSFriendsgaming.com
Gather your crew, your favorite Crispy Chicken Sandwiches and game on!
* Offer valid on 11/20/2021 at participating locations. Up to $30 off orders including a Crispy Chicken Sandwich, using the specified promo code. Valid only for users who have purchased an Expansion Pack, limit one per person. Fees, taxes, and gratuity still apply. No cash value. Non-transferable. Download and registration required.
**Packs are only available for purchase online at CCSFriendsgaming.com. They are not sold in restaurants.
About McDonald’s USA
McDonald’s USA, LLC, serves a variety of menu options made with quality ingredients to nearly 25 million customers every day. Ninety-five percent of McDonald’s 14,000 U.S. restaurants are independently owned and operated by businessmen and women. For more information, visit www.mcdonalds.com, or follow us on Twitter @McDonalds and Facebook. www.facebook.com/mcdonalds.
About FaZe Clan
FaZe Clan is a digital-native lifestyle and media platform rooted in gaming and youth culture, reimagining traditional entertainment for the next generation. Founded in 2010 by a group of kids on the internet, FaZe Clan was created for and by Gen Z and Millennials, and today operates across multiple verticals with transformative content, tier-one brand partnerships, a collective of notable talent, and fashion and consumer products. Reaching over 350 million followers across social platforms globally, FaZe Clan delivers a wide variety of entertainment spanning video blogs, lifestyle and branded content, gaming highlights and live streams of highly competitive gaming tournaments. FaZe Clan’s roster of more than 85 influential personalities consists of engaging content creators, esports professionals, world-class gamers and a mix of talent who go beyond the world of gaming, including NFL star Kyler "FaZe K1" Murray, Lebron “FaZe Bronny” James Jr., Lil Yachty aka "FaZe Boat" and Offset aka “FaZe Offset.” Its gaming division includes ten competitive esports teams who have won over 30 world championships. Visit www.fazeclan.com and Follow FaZe Clan on Twitter, Instagram, YouTube, TikTok, and Twitch.