FOUNTAIN VALLEY, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--HyperX, the gaming division of Kingston Technology Company, Inc., today announced that Shroud, the No. 1 PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds Twitch streamer with the No. 2 highest subscribed Twitch channel, will join the HyperX brand ambassador team using HyperX gaming headsets, keyboards, mice, and mouse pad accessories during his streaming sessions. Since his retirement as a professional CS:GO player, Shroud has brought his skills and charisma to his immensely popular Twitch channel with over 153 million views and growing.
“HyperX peripherals provide the comfort and audio quality I need for gaming and streaming,” said Shroud, Twitch streamer and personality. “HyperX is known for creating authentic gaming experiences, and I look forward to doing big things with their community of gamers.”
As an ambassador, Shroud will include HyperX branding on his Twitch stream, participate in video content creation and make public appearances at gaming events and expos. He will also lend HyperX his unique gaming expertise, acting as a consultant for future products within the mouse category.
“We couldn’t be happier to be partnering with Shroud, one of the world’s most talented streamers,” said Dustin Illingworth, influencer marketing manager, HyperX. “He brings gaming excellence to his legions of fans on a daily basis, and we’re thrilled to be supporting him with best-in-class gaming peripherals.”
HyperX will create custom mousepads with designs and artistic vision provided by Shroud. The mousepad collection will be available in late 2018.
HyperX is an avid supporter of esports and the gaming community - developing products designed specifically for gamers. HyperX recently expanded its award winning lineup with the Cloud Flight wireless gaming headset, offering up to 30 hours1 of battery life. The new Alloy Elite RGB mechanical gaming keyboard offers per key lighting customization, macros and up to three light profiles, all customizable through NGenuity software. The new Pulsefire Surge RGB mouse offers pro-level performance. With up to 16,000 DPI accuracy, featuring dynamic 360° RGB light effects using NGenuity software. For more information on HyperX products and availability, please check 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 5 million headsets worldwide.
Join the global #HyperXFamily at facebook.com/hyperxcommunity, and learn how HyperX products can enhance your console experience and boost performance for both you and your PC at hyperxgaming.com. Whatever your skill level, whatever genres you play, we embrace all gaming enthusiasts everywhere with our core belief — We’re All Gamers.
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1 Tested at 50% headset volume