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- HyperX will sponsor this month’s PUBG Global Championship and provide gaming headsets and peripherals for the event.
- The company previously sponsored this year’s FACEIT Global Summit: PUBG Classic and the PUBG Nations Cup 2019.
- The event has a $2M USD base prize pool, with more to be added from a share of revenue from in-game item sales.
Gaming headset and peripherals maker HyperX has been announced as a sponsor of this month’s PUBG Global Championship for battle royale shooter PLAYERUNKNOWN’S BATTLEGROUNDS.
The sponsorship continues a partnership with PUBG Corporation that has spanned multiple events this year, including April’s FACEIT Global Summit: PUBG Classic and August’s PUBG Nations Cup 2019. HyperX will provide gaming headsets, earbuds, keyboards, and mice for the event. Lagardère Sports brokered the deal as the exclusive sales agent for the event.
“HyperX has been a very important part of PUBG Esports this year, and we are very pleased to announce that they will be a part of the PUBG Global Championship in a major way,” said PUBG Corp. Central Esports Business Development Manager Julian Schwartz, in a release. “Esports requires many different pieces of hardware—and here at PUBG Esports, we do not compromise on quality. HyperX is a uniquely great partner, as they can provide an array of items and peripherals without compromising quality or style.”
The PUBG Global Championship Grand Finals takes place at the Oakland Arena in Oakland, California, on Nov. 23-24. The event has a base prize pool of $2M, with more to be added from a share of revenue of Global Championship-branded items in the game.
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