PRESS RELEASE: February 2015 – Scuf Gaming is pleased to announce our partnership with ESL, the world’s largest esports company. The Go4 Tournament Series will highlight this new partnership, which is ESL’s premier competition where teams and players of all skill levels compete on a weekly basis. Entry is free and cash prize money will be available with almost all esports titles having their own Go4 Cups.
Duncan Ironmonger, CEO & Co-Founder of Scuf Gaming, says, “As lead sponsor of ESL’s Go4 Tournament Series, we’re thrilled to launch our partnership with the ESL community. As the market leader in elite console gaming, SCUF’s features and functions help a gamer improve and it’s been very humbling to see the global gaming community so enthusiastically embrace our products. We’re looking forward to seeing who comes out on top in the Go4 Cups competitions.”
David Hiltscher, VP of gaming communities at ESL, said of the new partnership,“The cultivation of grassroots esports communities is very important to ESL, and as such we are incredibly happy to have the chance to offer even more tournaments to ambitious up-and-coming players in a variety of games in cooperating with Scuf Gaming.”
Scuf Gaming is set to release the SCUF ONE ESL in February. The SCUF ONE combines the familiarity of the XBOX ONE controller with even more unique features that SCUF have become so well known for. Every aspect of the SCUF ONE is designed to increase hand use, improve comfort and reduce latency in an intuitive and ergonomic way. The SCUF ONE ESL base price will start at $159.95, £119.99, €159.99 and will be available in early February.
ESL is the world’s largest esports company, leading the industry across various games with numerous online and offline competitions. It operates high profile, branded international and national leagues and tournaments such as the Intel® Extreme Masters, ESL One, ESL Pro Series, StarCraft® II World Championship Series, as well as grassroots amateur cups, leagues and matchmaking systems. ESL covers a broad field of services in gaming technology, event management, advertising and TV production, fully catering to the needs of the esports’ ecosystem. With offices in Germany, Russia, France, Poland, Spain, China, North America and partners in many other countries, it has a truly global footprint. www.eslgaming.com
ABOUT SCUF GAMING
Scuf Gaming provides “Tactical Gear For Elite Gamers” and is trusted by over 85% of Pro-Gamers. Entering the market in 2010, SCUF is leading the field in the professional gaming controller market and has become the de facto professional controller. The SCUF controller has features, which are covered by 6 granted patents, and another 28 pending to include back paddles, adjustable hair triggers, trigger stops, EMR, military grade SCUF grip and various thumbstick lengths in both domed and concave styles. SCUF controllers are legally approved for use at major competitions and Scuf Gaming partners with many Pro Gaming Leagues to include MLG, ESL, EGL, WGL, Gfinity, Reflex and UMG. Scuf Gaming also sells a variety of accessories and apparel specifically designed for Elite Gamers.
Please visit www.ScufGaming.com for more information.