Cloud9 is known as one of the leading professional video game franchises in the North American competitive scene. It was created in 2013, being one of the first teams to enter the great e-sports movement. Currently this organization has teams for the most recognized titles such as Counter Strike: Global Offensive, Fortnite, Halo, Valorant, League of Legends and many others. Some of the newest news have been the changes in the Wildrift roster and the acquisition of Avril, Emilia and Depths in their content creation team, on the other hand, they have decided to end the year with what is considered as the biggest clothing collection of the season and is named “Cloud9 x The Smurfs”.
What does the Cloud9 x The Smurfs clothing collection bring us?
As previously mentioned, this line is one of the largest presented by any franchise, in it you can find a variety of t-shirts, hoodies and hats. All these pieces are designed under the theme of the movie “The Smurfs”, this collaboration was born from a term used in the competitive scene known as “Smurfing”, where players with great skills create alternative accounts to face players with more inexperience.
Cloud9 x The Smurfs Jersey
This jersey is about the special edition 2021, the most striking feature of this garment is that the design of the acclaimed C9 jersey from the 2013-2014 season was used as inspiration. It is blue in color and bears the organization’s logo in the center and the insignia of the sponsoring brands both on the sides of the chest and also on the back. The main difference of this jersey with its predecessor is that the font “Smurfy” was used to give a cartoonish tone to the garment.
If you wish to personalize it with your name, there is the option of placing an identification label when ordering it. Regarding its materials, it is made of dryCELL, a type of fabric that will help you with skin moisture problems, keeping you dry and comfortable when playing, and in order to ensure greater freedom of movement in the shoulders are located articulated panels.
Cloud9 x The Smurfs T-Shirts
The first T-shirt was manufactured by Puma, one of the most recognized brands of all time. Its design is quite simple, as it consists of the C9 logo and inside it is a collage of the Smurfs. There are four variants of the garment in terms of color, you can choose this t-shirt in black, gray, white and blue. Its material is cotton, making it very comfortable and light to wear.
This new apparel collection brought as a result a new mascot that has the name of “Gamer Smurf”, this mascot is embodied in the third shirt that C9 offers us. Its design is minimalist, it is a garment that has the image of the new mascot on one side of the chest and on the back, on each of the sleeves is the Puma logo and the logo of the organization.
One of the T-shirts that best uses the theme of the fashion collection is the following, in this incredible piece we can see the famous term “Smurfing” in the middle of the garment, as well as the mascot of the collaboration playing with what appears to be an Xbox controller, this model is available in gray, blue and white. Like the previous T-shirts, its main material is cotton, although elastane is also used in certain parts such as the ribs.
The next T-shirt has as design the famous phrase “Literally Smurfing” in the center of the front, this phrase is repeated in a negative pattern both above and below the phrase that stands out the most, and in the center of it we see again our gamer smurf. It is currently one of the favorites as it carries a message considered as a joke in the gaming community, you can find it in black and white.
As a final t-shirt of the clothing collection is one that has a fairly simple and minimalist design, however, this does not make it less attractive, moreover, it is a perfect garment to use in your day to day and also when supporting your favorite team in their competitions because it does not have any insignia identifying the team. Its design consists of a unicolor T-shirt with the word “Smurfing” arched in the middle of the piece, its available colors are black, blue and white.
Cloud9 x The Smurfs Hoodies
The first hoodie of the clothing collection is one that carries in its center the logo of the team and inside a collage of these colorful characters that are the Smurfs. Its construction materials are mostly cotton and some areas in polyester, making it a comfortable and at the same time useful hoodie. Currently you can get it in two colors, black and white.
In the case of the second hoodie, the image of the new Gamer Smurf mascot was used, the illustration of this character is located on one side of the chest of the piece and in a larger size on the back. Just like the previous hoodie it has the same type of material and even the color variants in which you can get this garment.
For the third piece we see the term “Smurfing” in the middle of the hoodie next to the mascot of the apparel collection using an Xbox controller and on the back is printed the name of the collaboration. You can get the hoodie in black or blue, either option looks great.
“Literally Smurfing” is a famous phrase used in the competitive video game scene and is captured on the following garment. In either blue or white cotton you can enjoy a classic in the video game world with a fairly comfortable hoodie.
The last hoodie is perfect for those who want a casual look, because it only has a print in the center without any other identification of the team or brand. Therefore, you can wear it as just another piece in your closet. Its minimalist design implements the word “Smurfing” with an animated font in the middle of the hoodie that can be black, white or blue.
Cloud9 x The Smurfs Caps
The collection features two types of caps that implement the main theme in their designs. For example, the first cap has a patch with the Gamer Smurf illustration in the middle and the C9 logo with the Puma logo on the back.
For the second cap, only the word “Smurfing” was used in white, contrasting with the base color of the piece, which is black. Like the previous one, it has the Puma insignia on the back. Both have a classic 6-panel structure, an adjustable closure with metal buckle for better support and the material with which they were made is cotton, making them quite comfortable to wear.
It is not very common for an esports organization to publish such a large fashion collection, however, being one of the pioneer franchises of the scene as Cloud9 is, every time they make a move is expected to be something quite striking and impressive. Fans are currently thrilled with the new Cloud9 x The Smurfs line because each and every one of the pieces of clothing works with one of the most famous concepts in the competitive scene. Cloud9 has unveiled one of the biggest collections of the year and its concept is nothing more and nothing less than Smurfing, if you want to buy any of these products you can do it from the official Cloud9 store.