Taipei, Taiwan – Oct 24, 2018 – As the popularity of eSports has exploded in Southeast Asia with more than 9.5 million esports enthusiasts*, PGL this year brings the global tournament of Dota 2, one of the most played titles on Steam, to Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia for the first time. HyperX, the gaming division of Kingston Technology, today announce to be the official peripheral sponsor of the Kuala Lumpur Major, providing competitors with the highest quality gear to compete at the highest level. Through the long-term partnership with PGL, HyperX has been one of the firmest supporters of Dota 2 community. The Kuala Lumpur Major will be the third PGL-presented Dota 2 tournaments that has been sponsored by HyperX in 2018, followed by The Bucharest Major and China Dota2 Supermajor in March and June.
Being an avid supporter of eSports and the gaming community, HyperX is ready to support the best in class gaming headsets, keyboards and mice for all the elite Dota 2 players. HyperX Cloud series gaming headsets provide excellent sound quality with immersive gaming experience. Alloy series mechanical gaming keyboards provide sturdy control, helping players stay sharp and on point. Featured Pixart sensors and Omron switches, HyperX gaming mice will provide players with improved accuracy and supreme confidence in the inputs.
“HyperX has been partnered with PGL for years as both parties have the common goal to deliver the best esports events,” said Susan Yang, Marketing Director, APAC Region, HyperX. “By joining Kuala Lumpur Major, HyperX aims to help players bring out their best game and ultimately bring the fun of the game to all Dota 2 fans around the world.”
The Kuala Lumpur Major is the first Major of the new DPC 2018-2019 season, starting from November 9th to 18th. It will be held at Axiata Arena where 16 world-class teams will square off against each other for the largest piece of the $1,000,000 prize pool and 15,000 DPC points.
HyperX was born from Kingston Technology, the world’s largest independent memory manufacturer, with the goal of providing gamers, PC builders, and power users with high-performance components. For 16 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 5 million headsets worldwide.
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