FOUNTAIN VALLEY, Calif. & BOSTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--HyperX®, the gaming division of Kingston® Technology Company, Inc., today announced its continued support of esports and gaming as the official headset sponsor of ELEAGUE, with the first kickoff event being the ELEAGUE Major: Boston. The ELEAGUE CS:GO Major Championship will include a $1 million dollar purse as 24 teams compete for the title of World Champion. The final stage will be held at Agganis Arena in Boston from Jan. 26 to 28. HyperX will be demoing and selling its latest gaming accessories in the gaming exhibit area during the tournament.
“HyperX is dedicated to the gaming community and we are excited to have their continued support as a main sponsor for the 2018 ELEAGUE season,” said Seth Ladetsky, senior vice president of sales, Turner Sports. “It’s only fitting that as some of the best professional esports competitors converge in Boston for the year’s first major, HyperX will be front and center showcasing some of the best professional-level gaming headsets to fans.”
Tournament play begins with 24 teams competing at The New Challengers stage. The top 16 teams advance to The New Legends stage from Jan. 19 to 22 at the ELEAGUE Arena in Atlanta. The final stage, The New Champions, takes place at Agganis Arena in Boston starting Jan. 26, with the Grand Final on Jan. 28. Teams from around the world will be competing for the title of ELEAGUE Major: Boston Champion, including include Cloud9, Natus Vincere, and Team Liquid.
“We are excited to continue our partnership with ELEAGUE for the third consecutive year and to support a diverse line up that embraces gamers from multiple communities,” said Annie L. Gerard, HyperX global marketing. “HyperX is dedicated to creating authentic gaming experiences and we look forward to taking esports to new heights with ELEAGUE in 2018, starting with the ELEAGUE Major: Boston."
HyperX will have a booth in the exhibit area where it will be showing its newest products recently announced at CES 2018, including Cloud Flight, the first HyperX wireless headset and the Alloy Elite RGB keyboard, a full size RGB mechanical keyboard with software to customize gaming profiles.
As a leading supporter of traditional and esports communities, HyperX continues to expand partnerships with NBA and esports teams, most recently the Dallas Mavericks and its NBA2K team – Mavs Gaming. Additional NBA influencers and esports teams include the Philadelphia 76ers and its esports team – Team Dignitas, Gordon Hayward of the Boston Celtics, De’Aaron Fox of the Sacramento Kings, Echo Fox esports team owner Rick Fox, and Jonas Jerebko of the Utah Jazz and Detroit Renegades owner. More information on upcoming esports tournaments, announcements and activities is available at https://www.hyperxgaming.com/.
HyperX is the gaming division of Kingston Technology Company, Inc., the world’s largest independent memory manufacturer, with the goal of providing gamers, PC builders, and power users with high-performance components. For 15 years, the HyperX mission has been to develop gaming products for gamers – high-speed memory, solid state drives, headsets, keyboards, mice, USB flash drives, and mouse pads – to the gaming community and beyond. The award-winning HyperX brand has carved its name atop the leaderboard by consistently delivering products that deliver superior comfort, aesthetics, performance, and reliability. HyperX gear is the choice of pro gamers, tech enthusiasts, and overclockers worldwide because it meets the most stringent product specifications and is built with best-in-class components. HyperX has shipped over 3 million headsets worldwide.
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