HyperX Sponsors Ubisoft® Tom Clancy’s Rainbow Six® 2018 Majors

HyperX is the Exclusive Gaming Headset Partner for the Six Invitational
2018 and the Six Major Paris.

FOUNTAIN VALLEY, Calif.–#2KDraftMeHyperX®,
the gaming division of Kingston® Technology Company, Inc., today
announced sponsorship of the Ubisoft® Tom
Clancy’s Rainbow Six® 2018 Majors. HyperX is the official and
exclusive headset partner for the two largest events of 2018 on the Tom
Clancy’s Rainbow Six scene, the Six Invitational 2018 in Montreal, and
the Six Major Paris. The Rainbow Six esports scene is growing globally
and Ubisoft chose HyperX because of its gaming headset quality and
significant support and involvement the gaming community for over ten
years. The cooperation between Ubisoft and HyperX began in 2016.

“We are pleased to work alongside HyperX for the biggest Tom Clancy’s
Rainbow Six esports events this year”, said Geoffroy Sardin, vice
president sales & marketing Ubisoft EMEA. “This partnership shows the
strong relationship built with HyperX since the early days of Tom
Clancy’s Rainbow Six: Siege and the growing interest into the Tom
Clancy’s Rainbow Six esports scene and related competitions.”

Ubisoft announced a new format for the 2018-2020 Tom Clancy’s Rainbow
Six esports scene.
The revamped formula features two Majors, events
where the most intense Tom Clancy’s Rainbow Six Siege action unfolds. In
addition to the Six Invitational each February, a “Six Major” tournament
will take place in August. As a first edition, the Six Paris Major will
take place in Paris on August 2018. The Six Paris Major and the Six
Invitational will grant respectively $350,000 and $500,000 prize pools,
both events will feature 16 teams from all over the world. HyperX is the
exclusive gaming headset partner for the Tom Clancy’s Rainbow Six 2018
Majors.

“HyperX is pleased to partner with Ubisoft for the Tom Clancy’s Rainbow
Six 2018 Majors,” said Annie L. Gerard, HyperX global strategic
marketing. “Competitors will playing at the highest level as they will
be equipped with HyperX Cloud Revolver headsets, known for its wide
soundstage and audio clarity. We look forward to being a part of the RB6
community and supporting its growth.”

About HyperX

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, and power users with high-performance components.
For 15 years, the HyperX mission has been to develop gaming products for
gamers – high-speed memory, solid state drives, headsets, keyboards,
mice, USB flash drives, and mouse pads – to the gaming community and
beyond. The award-winning HyperX brand has carved its name atop the
leaderboard by consistently delivering products that deliver superior
comfort, aesthetics, performance, and reliability. HyperX gear is the
choice of 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 4 million
headsets worldwide.

Join the global #HyperXFamily at facebook.com/hyperxcommunity,
and learn how HyperX products can enhance your console experience and
boost performance for both you and your PC at hyperxgaming.com.
Whatever your skill level, whatever genres you play, we embrace all
gaming enthusiasts everywhere with our core belief — We’re All Gamers.

Website: http://www.hyperxgaming.com/
Twitter:
https://twitter.com/HyperX
Facebook:
https://www.facebook.com/hyperxcommunity

About Tom Clancy’s Rainbow Six Siege

Inspired by real-world counter-terrorist organizations, Tom Clancy’s
Rainbow Six Siege puts players in the middle of lethal close-quarter
confrontations. For the first time in a Tom Clancy’s Rainbow Six game,
players will engage in sieges, a new style of assault where enemies have
the means to transform their environments into modern strongholds while
Rainbow Six teams lead the assault to breach the enemy’s position. Tom
Clancy’s Rainbow Six Siege gives players unprecedented control over
their ability to fortify their position by reinforcing walls and floors,
using barbed wire and deployable shields, laying mines and more, or to
breach the enemies’ position using observation drones, setting charges,
rappelling and more. The fast pace and uniqueness of each siege sets a
new bar for intense firefights, strategic gameplay and competitive
gaming.

About Ubisoft

Ubisoft is a leading creator, publisher and distributor of interactive
entertainment and services, with a rich portfolio of world-renowned
brands, including Assassin’s Creed, Just Dance, and Tom Clancy’s video
game series, Rayman, Far Cry and Watch Dogs. The teams throughout
Ubisoft’s worldwide network of studios and business offices are
committed to delivering original and memorable gaming experiences across
all popular platforms, including consoles, mobile phones, tablets and
PCs. For the 2016–17 fiscal year Ubisoft generated sales of €1,460
million. To learn more, please visit www.ubisoftgroup.com.

©2017 Ubisoft Entertainment. All Rights Reserved. Tom Clancy’s, Rainbow
Six, The Soldier Icon, Ubisoft and the Ubisoft logo are trademarks of
Ubisoft Entertainment in the U.S. and/or other countries.


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