HyperX Joins ECS Season 7 & 8 as the Official Sponsor of Keyboards, Mice, Mouse Pads, DRAM and SSD Products.
LONDON March 19, 2019 –
a division of
Kingston Technology Company, Inc., announces their
sponsorship for Season 7 and 8 of the Esports Championship Series (ECS), FACEIT’s premier CS:GO tournament. The ECS Season 7 Finals take place at the SSE Arena in Wembley, London on the 8th
– 9th June 2019. Season 7 is
in full swing with defending champions Astralis, who have been crowned
the victors of ECS for two seasons consecutively, and North American
underdog Rogue securing their spot at Wembley and the broadcast hitting a
new record with over 90k concurrent viewers
all in Week One.
previously sponsored the FACEIT London Major, HyperX, whose legacy
spans more than a decade in gaming and esports,
partners with FACEIT once again as the official keyboard, mice, mouse
pads, DRAM and SSD sponsor for ECS. The partnership will include a
special HyperX segment at the end of each game called “XFactor Play of
the Game”, where ECS broadcast talent will discuss
the best play of the match.
delighted to partner with HyperX once again,” said Michele Attisani,
Chief Business Officer and Co-Founder of FACEIT.
“The team shares the same passion we do for developing the esports
scene from the community and grassroots upwards. We’re always looking
for ways to organically introduce our partners into the broadcast and
we’re excited to work with HyperX to produce a brand
new show that complements our efforts to create content that is
engaging and entertaining.”
is FACEIT’s own independent CS:GO tournament league and one of the most
prestigious events in the esports calendar. The
ECS Season 6 Finals was the most watched CS:GO livestream ever
broadcast on YouTube with 3.2 million hours watched. Season 7 Finals
will see the world’s best CS:GO teams descend on the SSE Arena once
again to compete for the ECS Season 7 title, and the lion’s
share of the $500,000 prize pool.
is excited about sponsoring Season 7 and 8 of the Esports Championship
Series (ECS),” said Stephanie Winkler, strategic
marketing, HyperX. “Fans of ECS are always enthusiastic and passionate
about their gaming and the gear the use. HyperX appreciates this passion
and provides them with the best gaming accessories for the final stage
of a tournament and everyday gaming.”
Tickets for the ECS Season 7 Finals can be purchased
For more information on the Esports Championship Series, visit
ecs.faceit.com or follow the league on Twitter (@ECS).
is the gaming division of Kingston Technology Company, Inc., the
world’s largest independent memory
manufacturer, with the goal of providing gamers, PC builders, PC,
console and mobile power users with high-performance components. For 16
years, the HyperX mission has been to develop gaming products for all
types of gamers – high-speed memory, solid state
drives, headsets, keyboards, mice, charging accessories for console
players, USB flash drives, and mousepads – to the gaming community and
beyond. The award-winning HyperX brand in known for consistently
delivering products that deliver superior comfort, aesthetics,
performance, and reliability. HyperX gear is the choice of celebrity
ambassadors, 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 60 million memory modules and 7 million gaming headsets worldwide.
the global #HyperXFamily at facebook.com/hyperxcommunity, learn how
HyperX products can enhance your console
experience and boost performance for both you and your PC, console or
mobile device 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.
is the largest global esports platform with more than 12 million users
playing over 15 million online game sessions
each month. The platform serves players, organizers, influencers,
communities, brands and publishers who use FACEIT to create, expand and
manage a highly engaged competitive community of gamers from grassroots
to pro level.
FACEIT’s Game Studio and SDK allows game creators to easily integrate user-friendly esports features into their titles and
develop the esports ecosystem.
Our Media division produces over 1,000 hours a year of premium esports live content and events, owned and operated as well
as in partnership with the likes of NBC Sports (Comcast), NHL, Sky, Turner Sports (ATT/TW), ESPN (Disney) and more.
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