July 8th, 2020 (Pittsburgh, PA) – HyperX, the gaming division of Kingston Technology Company, Inc. and brand leader in gaming and esports, is continuing their partnership with the Pittsburgh Knights. As the team’s official peripherals sponsor, they will provide the Knights with their world-class headsets, keyboards, mice, mousepads, and internal memory products.
“We’re really proud to be a HyperX team”, says Knights president James O’Connor. “We feel good about outfitting our players with high-quality gear to ensure they’re able to play at the top of their game”
“HyperX is excited to continue our relationship with the Knights and to be part of Wiz Khalifa’s charity stream”, says HyperX Esports Sponsorships Specialist, Kitty Nguyen. “Providing gear to the team and music artists is an essential part of our goal to provide the best gaming experience to the gaming community”.
HyperX, who have been a partner of the Knights since 2019, have always been a great advocate of the gaming community. Through this partnership with the Knights, they will also be supporting the Wiz and Friends Charity Livestream – an event that is being produced by the Knights to raise money for RAD (Rise Above the Disorder).
The event will feature another Knights partner, multi-platinum recording artist Wiz Khalifa, and other celebrities and gamers as they play video games, answer fan questions, and more live on stream. You can catch the livestream on Twitch, Youtube, or Facebook on Saturday July 11th starting at 12PM PT.
HyperX is a division of Kingston Technology, the world’s largest independent memory manufacturer. Started in 2002, HyperX has grown to create multiple lines of gaming equipment that combine top-of-the-line, superior performance, and aesthetic designs that encompass the vibrant energy of gaming. Along with their sponsored players, HyperX is the main sponsor of Intel Extreme Masters and Dreamhack festivals. To learn more about HyperX, go to www.hyperxgaming.com.
ABOUT PITTSBURGH KNIGHTS
The Pittsburgh Knights are a global esports organization headquartered in Pittsburgh. Since launching in 2017, the Knights have focused on entertaining fans, sharing esports, and bringing people together. They solidified their spot in the City of Champions by partnering with six-time Super Bowl winners the Pittsburgh Steelers in 2018. Since then, Pittsburgh-native and multi-platinum recording artist Wiz Khalifa has come on board as a strategic partner. Adding to their troop is Pittsburgh Penguins’ alternate captain Evgeni Malkin – 3-time Stanley Cup winner. To cap off their powerhouse group, they brought on Mexico City-based media fund MX LATAM in 2019. Officially recognized by Pittsburgh as a premier team, they have partnered with the most talented, innovative, and prestigious sports and entertainment industry leaders – both in the city and around the world. Their team includes some of the top Rocket LeagueⓇ, Super Smash Bros. Melee™, PLAYERUNKNOWN’S BATTLEGROUND©, SMITE©, TrackmaniaⓇ, Gears 5™, and Madden NFL© players in the world. Please go to https://www.knights.gg for more information and the latest news on the Knights.