Through this collaboration AMD reenters the eSports arena
ROCCAT and AMD (NYSE: AMD) today announced a new global sponsorship, making AMD co-sponsor of Team ROCCAT, ROCCAT’s professional eSports arm which features both League of Legends and StarCraft II teams. Branding of streams and player outfits are included as part of the collaboration. The deal will also see ROCCAT and AMD co- operate during exhibitions and events in the future.
Mark Reed, Director of Marketing EMEA at AMD comments: “We were looking for a professional organization with the potential to win tournaments – and that’s what we found with Team ROCCAT. Our goal is to provide the best eSports action, which is just what every fan out there wants – and deserves.”
ROCCAT founder and CEO René Korte on the partnership: “We are delighted that AMD shares our enthusiasm for competitive gaming. We are looking forward to the growth of the team’s success together with our new sponsor.”
Team ROCCAT’s StarCraft II pro HyuN recently won WCS America Season 1 while the League of Legends Team is about to enter the second split of Riot’s LCS Europe Summer Season.
About ROCCAT Studios
Founded in 2007 in Hamburg, Germany, ROCCAT Studios produces innovative, high-quality products for today’s ambitious computer gamer. Always operating in close collaboration with the gaming community, the company’s advanced input devices, headsets and accessories offer extreme precision, first-class ease-of- use and unique, eye-catching design. ROCCATTM entered the scene with its Kone gaming mouse – a high- performance device that still ranks as one of the world’s premier gaming peripherals. A long list of international awards attests to the ingenious design and world-class quality of ROCCAT products.