Newly partnered with Pittsburgh Steelers, Knights is Most Recent Esports
Team to Align with HyperX Brand
FOUNTAIN VALLEY, Calif.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–lt;a href=”https://twitter.com/hashtag/COUNTERSTRIKE?src=hash” target=”_blank”gt;#COUNTERSTRIKElt;/agt;–HyperX,
the gaming division of Kingston
Technology Company, Inc. and brand leader in gaming and esports,
today announced becoming an Official Sponsor of Pittsburgh Knights.
HyperX will be the Exclusive Peripherals Sponsor of the Knights with
world-class gaming headsets, keyboards, mice, mousepads and internal
The Knights are known for its multiple professional video game players
and streamers who compete in Super Smash Bros. Melee, Player Unknown’s
Battlegrounds, Fortnite, Call of Duty, and other games in esports
tournaments around the world.
“HyperX is a prominent sponsor of gaming and esports around the world
and the Pittsburgh Knights are very happy to become part of the HyperX
family,” said James O’Connor, Pittsburgh Knights president. “Their
headsets and gaming gear are of the highest quality and will give us a
real advantage in practice and during tournaments. I’m looking forward
to a successful partnership with HyperX.”
HyperX continues to support and sponsor the gaming community and
recently announced the 2019 We’re All Gamers campaign, which
includes music, sports and esports ambassadors that participated in
developing their own personal gaming personas. JuJu Smith-Schuster, a
Pittsburgh Steelers football player and HyperX gaming ambassador is
included in the campaign.
“It’s great to include the Pittsburgh Knights into our HyperX family of
influencers,” said Daniel Kelley, HyperX director of corporate
marketing. “The city of Pittsburgh has a storied history in sports and
we are excited to support the Knights on their journey.”
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, 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 is 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.
Join 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
About Pittsburgh Knights
The Pittsburgh Knights are a global esports organization headquartered
in Pittsburgh. Founded in 2017, we are the official esports team of the
city and are focused on making an impact in the local community. Our
team includes some of the top Super Smash Bros. Melee™, PLAYERUNKNOWN’S
BATTLEGROUND©, SMITE©, Fortnite©, GWENTⓇ,
PALADINS©, and Hearthstone© players in the world.
Our goal is create quality engagement with the local community, the
online community, and the esports community at large.
Please go to https://www.knights.gg
[knights.gg] for more information and the latest news on the Knights.
Editor’s Note: For additional information or executive
interviews, please contact Mark Tekunoff, Kingston Technology Company,
Inc. 17600 Newhope Street, Fountain Valley, CA USA 92708,
714-438-2791(Voice). Press images can be found in Kingston’s press room here.
Kingston, the Kingston logo, HyperX and the HyperX logo are registered
trademarks or trademarks of Kingston Technology Corporation in the U.S.
and/or other countries. All registered trademarks and trademarks are the
property of their respective owners.
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