ROCCAT Joins eSports Juggernaut Intel Extreme Masters As Major Event Sponsor
PC gaming hardware manufacturer Roccat is making some major moves lately. First they partner with Alienware, now they’re joining the Intel Extreme Masters as a major sponsor. This comes from the official press release:
With the world of eSports proliferating rapidly across the globe and true superstars being made every day, it is with great excitement that ROCCAT announces a four event sponsorship collaboration with eSports powerhouse Intel Extreme Masters, for their Season 9 tournament series featuring StarCraft II and League of Legends.
René Korte, CEO and Founder of ROCCAT Studios details, “Our dedication to the eSports community is well-established, with our own Team ROCCAT League of Legends team, and world champion StarCraft II player HyuN representing us proudly. We are heavily invested in the success of the eSporting ecosystem, and are extremely proud to join one of its most lauded representatives in Intel Extreme Masters for these exciting events. We can’t wait to show up in Northern California to be a part of the madness.”
ROCCAT will make their first appearance as exclusive peripheral sponsors at IEM’s San Jose event December 6-7, hosted at the SAP Center, home of NHL professional hockey team the San Jose Sharks. “Our gaming keyboards and mice will be available in all public gaming areas, where gamers can get their hands on some of our best gear,” René continues. “These include the brand new Tyon gaming mouse, and our exciting Ryos TKL Pro keyboard. San Jose is going to get an incredible event, with some of the greatest competitive gamers in the world and a heavy dose of ROCCAT attitude.”
“We are happy to welcome ROCCAT as another member of the Intel Extreme Masters family,” says Michal Blicharz, Managing Director Pro Gaming ESL. “ROCCAT is a partner that is committed to eSports and will help us make our season even better.”
In addition to the San Jose showing, ROCCAT will be a major sponsorship presence in IEM’s following three events in Germany, Taiwan and Poland. ”
For more informationon the Intel Extreme Masters, head here.