Red Bull Flick returns to challenge Australia’s best CS:GO duos

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The ultimate 2v2 CS:GO tournament is back! Starting in June, players will battle it out to find the best Counter-Strike: Global Offensive duos in Australia. Custom maps, exciting teams and a new futuristic narrative mean this tournament is one to keep an eye on.

  • Red Bull Flick 2021 is the opportunity for CS:GO duos around the world to put their skills to the ultimate test with unique maps alongside a new narrative for players to immerse themselves in a futuristic sci-fi setting.
  • Registrations are open now with Australian online qualifiers kicking off on June 26 and 27, July 3 and 4, with the finals live streamed on July 10.
  • Influencers and Pro Players will showcase the new maps, game mode and exciting new narrative in a Dynamic Duos showcase streams leading up to the finals.
  • SteelSeries comes on board as the official Peripheral Partner. AOC returns as the official Monitor Partner. Legendary G2 Nikola “NiKo” Kovač  joins as the Red Bull Flick Global Brand Ambassador.

Australia, May 17. Registrations are now open for Red Bull Flick 2021, the grassroots competition back for its second year, giving wings to amateur gamers in Australia and the opportunity to play against some of the nation’s best pro players in custom CS:GO 2v2 maps with a futuristic twist.

This year, pairs of players will face off on a set of brand new custom Red Bull maps especially designed for a new game mode, Hold the Flag, alongside a new narrative for players to immerse themselves in a sci-fi setting. The 2021 competition features capture points, with each duo fighting for control of the map, and will be the first time that a narrative of this kind, along with themed maps and content, has been incorporated into a Red Bull event.

Open to players in Australia, Red Bull Flick will see skilled duos battle it out over 4 qualifiers for the chance to challenge their CS:GO idols in the official pro-am competition, with a national finals to conclude the season. The Australian online qualifiers will kick off on June 26 and 27, July 3 and 4, with the finals live streamed on July 10. Red Bull Flick grand finals will showcase the top 8 to 16 duos as they compete for the ultimate victory in a live broadcast, hosted by Red Bull.

Red Bull Flick first launched in 2019 with a local event in Turkey, and is now a prestigious global tournament, with over 45,000 registrations in over 30 countries competing in 2020. For Red Bull Flick 2021, Legendary G2 Nikola “NiKo” Kovač will be the Red Bull Flick Brand Ambassador, with the expert rifler and in-gamer leader providing fans his professional insight throughout the tournament.

Adding their insights and commentary in the lead up to the finals, will be a collection of dynamic duos, consisting of some of Australia’s leading content creators and professional CS:GO players. Showcasing  Red Bull Flick’s unique game mode, new maps and exciting narrative across their own broadcast channels, the personalised streams will allow players of all skill levels to gain valuable insights, and tips and tricks direct from their favourite players and creators.

Red Bull Flick’s world-class partners continue with AOC returning as the official Monitor Partner to provide phenomenal visual clarity and ultra-high refresh rate monitors, and SteelSeries coming on board as the official Peripheral Partner to support with their world-renowned, high performance gaming headsets, keyboards and mice.

The first 2021 Red Bull Flick Australian Online Qualifiers are open for registration now at redbull.com/FlickAU

To stay up to date with the tournament, join the official Red Bull Flick Discord and visit redbull.com/FlickAU

About RedBull Flick

Last year’s 2020 Red Bull Flick Pro EU Invitational saw exciting upsets and incredible duos from Team Vitality, BIG Clan, ENCE and G2, with Team Germany emerging victorious over the likes of Kévin “⁠misutaaa⁠” Rabier and the undisputed best player in the world, Mathieu “⁠ZywOo⁠” Herbaut. Red Bull Flick 2021 will comprise national tournaments in more than 30 countries and international online qualifiers open to all. Winners will earn a spot in the Red Bull Flick Invitational Helsinki. There they will compete against other regional winners, as well as some of the best pro players in the world.

About Global Partners

SteelSeries

For the 2021 season, SteelSeries, the worldwide leader in gaming and esports peripherals, joins as the official Peripheral Partner to support the event with their award-winning gaming headsets, keyboards and mice for the ultimate competitive edge. The exciting new partnership will ensure that competitors will have access to the peripherals they need for success. The hyper durable materials, sound quality and input precision are perfect for the fast decision making competitors require.

AOC

AOC, the global leader in gaming monitors, returns to join the Red Bull Gaming universe once again, bringing the event to life, and providing cutting-edge hardware for the esports tournament. As the official Monitor Partner for 2021, AOC will provide top-notch high performance gaming monitors for the ultimate gaming experience for contestants. High refresh rates and short response times mean competitors will have the best possible in-game experience.

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