CHICAGO – March 30, 2016 – SteelSeries, the global leader in eSports performance hardware, today announced a multi-year partnership agreement with Virtus Pro, a gaming organization based in the Eastern European region. Starting today, all of the Virtus Pro professional athletes will be competing with SteelSeries-developed hardware across all disciplines, worldwide.
“Virtus Pro is a legendary franchise that we’re proud to finally be working with on a very intimate level,” said Zach Hill, SteelSeries’ Head of Marketing. “Starting with the MLG CS:GO Major this week, our relationship goes far beyond using our products and wearing our logo. We’re working together to develop unique high-performance products, and giving our fans a new level of exposure to the lives eSports athletes.”
“The opportunity for our players to use SteelSeries equipment for the long-term future was something that was met with a resounding yes when first discussed,” said Anton Cherepennikov, CEO, Virtus Pro. “We require the best possible partnerships to further develop our brand as an international powerhouse in the eSports industry. This has been a long time coming and we’re happy to be working officially with SteelSeries.”
“We demand the best possible products while competing, and anything less than excellence isn’t enough by our standards. With SteelSeries, we have a gear partnership that gives us everything we need to focus on our matches,” said Wiktor “TaZ” Wojtas, Captain of Virtus Pro CS:GO. “The opportunity to work with the developers at SteelSeries to create their future devices is one I’m very eager to start.”
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