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HyperX Sponsors Ubisoft® Tom Clancy’s Rainbow Six® 2018 Majors

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HyperX®, the gaming division of Kingston® Technology Company, Inc., today announced sponsorship of the Ubisoft® Tom Clancy’s Rainbow Six® 2018 Majors. HyperX is the official and exclusive headset partner for the two largest events of 2018 on the Tom Clancy’s Rainbow Six scene, the Six Invitational 2018 in Montreal, and the Six Major Paris. The Rainbow Six esports scene is growing globally and Ubisoft chose HyperX because of its gaming headset quality and significant support and involvement the gaming community for over ten years. The cooperation between Ubisoft and HyperX began in 2016.



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“We are pleased to work alongside HyperX for the biggest Tom Clancy’s Rainbow Six esports events this year”, said Geoffroy Sardin, vice president sales & marketing Ubisoft EMEA. “This partnership shows the strong relationship built with HyperX since the early days of Tom Clancy’s Rainbow Six: Siege and the growing interest into the Tom Clancy’s Rainbow Six esports scene and related competitions.”

Ubisoft announced a new format for the 2018-2020 Tom Clancy’s Rainbow Six esports scene. The revamped formula features two Majors, events where the most intense Tom Clancy’s Rainbow Six Siege action unfolds. In addition to the Six Invitational each February, a “Six Major” tournament will take place in August. As a first edition, the Six Paris Major will take place in Paris on August 2018. The Six Paris Major and the Six Invitational will grant respectively $350,000 and $500,000 prize pools, both events will feature 16 teams from all over the world. HyperX is the exclusive gaming headset partner for the Tom Clancy’s Rainbow Six 2018 Majors.

“HyperX is pleased to partner with Ubisoft for the Tom Clancy’s Rainbow Six 2018 Majors,” said Annie L. Gerard, HyperX global strategic marketing. “Competitors will playing at the highest level as they will be equipped with HyperX Cloud Revolver headsets, known for its wide soundstage and audio clarity. We look forward to being a part of the RB6 community and supporting its growth.”

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