CHICAGO – May 25, 2018 – Today, SteelSeries announces its official partnership with popular eSports organization FaZe Clan. This partnership makes SteelSeries the exclusive peripheral partner of FaZe Clan and includes sponsorship of all eSports teams including Counter-Strike Global Offensive, Call of Duty, Player Unknown’s Battlegrounds, Fortnite, Rainbow Six Siege and FIFA.
FaZe Clan is home to some of the most successful eSports teams and players in the world. Their world class CS:GO team comes off the back of a Top 4 finish at the ESL Pro League Finals and an impressive 3-0 tournament win at the Intel Extreme Masters in Sydney.
“eSports is a pivotal piece of SteelSeries’ identity,” said Tony Trubridge, Global eSports Manager at SteelSeries. “FaZe Clan and their ability to drive a collective passion through knowledge and dedication is unapparelled. We’re incredibly proud to officially partner with the team and to equip them with the ultimate eSports products.”
“SteelSeries has a rich history of working with legendary talent and is a welcome partner to FaZe Clan.” said Erik Anderson, Head of FaZe Clan eSports. “SteelSeries sets the bar for the superior products that our teams and players need as they continue to build their legacy.”
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About FaZe Clan
FaZe Clan is at the intersection of mainstream gaming and pop culture. Across FaZe Clan, gamers are playing the most popular titles on PC & Console and are ingrained within the video gaming community. FaZe Clan is actively competing in CS:GO, PUBG, Call of Duty, Rainbow 6, FIFA, and Fortnite.
FaZe Clan members create entertaining gaming content and compete on the biggest eSport stages. From the 17-year-old gaming protégé to a professional wide receiver for the Pittsburgh Steelers, FaZe Clan has a diverse roster producing various styles of content every day.”
SteelSeries is a leader in gaming peripherals focused on quality, innovation and functionality, and the fastest growing major PC gaming headset brand in the US*. Founded in 2001, SteelSeries aims at improving performance through first-to-market innovations and technologies that helps gamers play harder, train longer, and rise to the challenge. SteelSeries supports the growth of competitive gaming tournaments and eSports with the goal of connecting gamers to each other and fostering a sense of community and purpose. SteelSeries’ team of professional and gaming enthusiasts help design and craft every single accessory and are the driving force behind the company.
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Tori Pugliese Beebe
Max Borges Agency