STOCKHOLM — DreamHack, the premier gaming lifestyle festival, and DTS, a world-renowned audio solutions brand, today announced a new partnership focused on DreamHack’s Counter-Strike: Global Offensive (CS:GO) tournaments DreamHack Masters and DreamHack Open. The partnership, which began during DreamHack Anaheim in February 2020, will run through the rest of the year, including the upcoming DreamHack Atlanta and DreamHack Winter festivals.
“It is always amazing to create new partnerships with fellow innovators in this industry,” said DreamHack Co-CEO Roger Lodewick. “Just as DreamHack is proud to be a pioneer in the growth and development of the esports industry over the last 25 years, DTS has been inventing and delivering audio solutions for mobile devices, home theater systems, cinema and beyond in a similar time frame. All of us at DreamHack are excited to maximize this partnership to the benefit of our audiences.”
“DTS is incredibly excited for our global partnership with the iconic premier gaming event leader, Dreamhack,” said Sam Keene, Director, Digital Marketing for Xperi. “This collaboration will provide unique online and offline experiences for our passionate community of gamers as well as first-in-class opportunities for us around esports competitions. We’re thrilled to grow with Dreamhack and look forward to building an incredible partnership together!”
The DreamHack Masters Spring tournament began on Tuesday, May 19, 2020, and will feature 16 of the best Counter-Strike: Global Offensive (CS:GO) teams in the world competing for a share of the $300,000 prize pool.
DreamHack Open Summer tournament will begin in July 2020 and will be a combined online DreamHack Open stop featuring four regional tournaments and a total prize pool of $300,000.
For the past year, DTS has focused on elevating the conversation around audio in gaming, delivering technology that plays a crucial role in the video gaming and streaming experience. With the goal of creating meaningful opportunities for streamers and audiences alike, DTS will continue to expand its footprint within gaming, rolling out further partnerships and opportunities.