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‘ESL Katowice Royale – Featuring Fortnite’ signs with HyperX for inaugural tournament

Esports event organiser ESL has signed a new partnership with peripherals brand HyperX.

As part of the deal, HyperX will become the Official Peripheral and Memory and SSD Partner of the inaugural ‘ESL Katowice Royale – Featuring Fortnite’.

All tournament PCs and PlayStation 4s will be equipped with HyperX peripherals, including gaming headsets, keyboards, mice, mousepads, memory and SSDs.

HyperX will also provide an 18-wheeler HyperX esports truck, where fans can compete against each other onsite. HyperX is providing the truck for the first time in its relationship with ESL.

The inaugural ESL Katowice Royale – Featuring Fortnite, which takes place at the IEM Katowice Expo 2019, will showcase 200 of the world’s best Fortnite players and influencers.

Daniel Kelley, director of corporate marketing at HyperX, said: “By providing our peripheral products onsite, we hope to emphasise the benefit of using top-of-the-line equipment to enhance gaming.”

HyperX is a long-term partner of ESL – the world’s largest esports event organiser. ESL’s first foray into professional Fortnite gaming has been eagerly anticipated in the esports community.