SteelSeries And wNv Continues Successful Cooperation In 2007
Copenhagen, Denmark -- February 7th, 2007 -- SteelSeries, a leading manufacturer of innovative professional gaming gear, today announced a new sponsorship of Chinese multi-gaming organization wNv teamwork (wNv). With the new sponsorship SteelSeries and wNv will be affiliated throughout 2007 and the full SteelSeries product line of headsets, keyboards and mouse pads will be used by wNv´s players.
As the most successful eSports club in China, wNv has won many championship titles in both international and domestic Counter-Strike competitions since their inception in 2003. The Chinese powerhouse has proven nearly impossible to beat on Asian soil. On May 2nd 2006 wNv made gaming history by winning the prestigious WEG Masters 2006, thus becoming the only team ever to win two consecutive WEG tournaments.
SteelSeries was founded in 2001 and is a leading manufacturer of professional gaming gear, targeted at the hardcore competitive gaming segment. The company manufactures headsets, keyboards, software, mouse pads and other equipment for gamers striving to take their game to the next level. The company´s mission is to create performance enhancing gaming gear that reduces reaction times and enhances precision and accuracy.
"Our cooperation with wNv teamwork illustrates our commitment to the Chinese gaming community, which is probably the most vibrant and dedicated eSports culture on the planet," says Kim Rom, Head of PR & Communications for SteelSeries. "Our cooperation with wNv has always been nothing short of amazing and in 2007 we look forward to working with wNv on two fronts - both as their provider of gaming equipment, and on new development of future products in our line of professional gear."
"The great cooperation between wNv and SteelSeries paved the way for wNv´s victories in the past year, and we believe that the close cooperation in 2007 will clear away obstacles in the way of wNv carrying off new champions," says Mr. Jie Li, CEO for wNv teamwork. "SteelSeries and wNv will cooperate closely with each other in the field of professional eSport equipment, and together we will concentrate our efforts, energy and mind on popularizing e-sport worldwide."
SteelSeries and wNv will cooperate on product development on a wide range of new products, including mice, keyboards, headsets and mouse pads.
SteelSeries is a leading manufacturer of gaming accessories, including headsets, keyboards mouse pads and mouse accessories. SteelSeries have been on the forefront of professional gaming gear since its inception in 2001, thanks to continued innovation and product development in cooperation with leading professional gamers. All SteelSeries products are developed in co-operation with professional gamers to ensure optimum performance and durability. SteelSeries supports the growth of electronic sports through aggressive sponsoring of teams and support of organisations, news sites, communities, tournaments and LAN-events all over the world. For additional information, visit http://www.steelseries.com.