CORSAIR Sponsors First-Ever Ubisoft® Collegiate Esports League
FREMONT, CA, July 16th, 2020 — CORSAIR®, a world leader in high-performance gaming peripherals and enthusiast components, today announced its partnership with Ubisoft as the premier sponsor of Ubisoft Collegiate Esports, the publisher’s first proprietary collegiate esports league. The new league will kick off with Tom Clancy’s Rainbow Six® Siege, as registered school esports teams from across North America compete in a variety of local and cross-continent programs. CORSAIR also currently sponsors the Rainbow Six Pro League, as well as two major tournaments – the Six Invitational 2020 and the Six Major.
One team per school can also be nominated to participate in the Rainbow Six Collegiate championship, with the chance to compete for $30k in prizing and a selection of PC hardware prizes furnished by CORSAIR, including a cutting-edge gaming PC from Origin PC and high-performance peripherals such as the K70 RGB MK.2 Mechanical Gaming Keyboard and HS50 PRO STEREO Gaming Headset.
“The esports world has seen an unprecedented boom this year, and we’re excited to sponsor a league that allows collegiate esports athletes to leverage their passion for gaming to support their higher education,” said Lauren Premo, Director of Gaming Marketing at CORSAIR.
“In partnership with CORSAIR, we’re excited to launch the official Ubisoft Collegiate Esports program, focused on the Rainbow Six Collegiate Championship for the 2020 academic year,” said Che Chou, Senior Director of Esports at Ubisoft. “A vibrant grassroots community is core to any healthy esport ecosystem, and we see collegiate esports as an important stepping stone on the path to going pro.”
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Founded in 1994, CORSAIR has grown from pioneering the high-performance DRAM market into one of the world’s leading providers of high-performance gaming and streaming products. CORSAIR offers a complete range of products to equip gamers, enthusiasts, and esports athletes, including mechanical keyboards, precision gaming mice, wireless headsets, premium PC components, and the CORSAIR ONE fully-integrated gaming PC. With a company-wide commitment to quality, innovative design, advanced features and high-performance, CORSAIR products have won thousands of media and industry awards, earning their place in gamers’ hands and PCs following years of development and engineering by a team dedicated to building great products that they themselves would want to use.
In 2018 CORSAIR acquired Elgato Gaming, a manufacturer of streaming products. In 2019 CORSAIR acquired Origin Computers, a manufacturer of custom high-performance gaming PCs and laptops, and SCUF Gaming, an innovator and creator of high-performance gaming controllers.
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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, Far Cry, For Honor, Just Dance, Watch Dogs, Tom Clancy’s video game series including Ghost Recon, Rainbow Six and The Division. 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 2019–20 fiscal year, Ubisoft generated net bookings of €1,534 million. To learn more, please visit: www.ubisoftgroup.com.
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