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Dell and ELEAGUE partner to drive pro-level gaming to new heights

Dell and ELEAGUE partner to drive pro-level gaming to new heights

eSports demonstrate the massive cultural shift of gaming from a niche hobby to a global cultural and digital phenomenon. The esports fanbase already rivals the number of ice hockey fans, and in the next three years the global esports audience will grow from 256 million to 345 million viewers and revenues surpassing $1 billion³. Dell is proud to announce a new partnership with ELEAGUE to support their vision of producing high-quality, innovative eSports tournaments that reach audiences both via television and online streaming platforms.

Dell is now an official partner and exclusive PC hardware provider for ELEAGUE, the professional esports league operated by Turner and WME | IMG. All 2017 ELEAGUE tournaments will be televised live across a combination of TBS and Twitch, beginning with the ELEAGUE Major – featuring Valve’s popular Counter-Strike: Global Offensive – to be held Jan. 22 – 29. Pro players and tournament organizers demand reliable, high-performance hardware used in competition. ELEAGUE will use the Alienware Aurora with Dell 24-inch 144Hz gaming monitor as their competition system giving players incredible speed and processing power to easily overcome the most chaotic of competitive moments.

“The world’s best gamers demand bleeding edge hardware that keep them at their best,” said Seth Ladetsky, senior vice president of Sales, Turner Sports. “ELEAGUE is proud to welcome Dell as a key partner, supporting the passionate esports community and delivering the high-performance hardware needed to fuel ELEAGUE’s thrilling competition all year long.”

Look for additional announcements and the 2017 ELEAGUE schedule from Dell, Alienware and ELEAGUE in the coming weeks.

About Dell 
With award-winning desktops, laptops, gaming systems, 2-in-1s and thin clients, powerful workstations and rugged devices made for specialized environments, monitors, endpoint security solutions and services, Dell gives today’s workforce what they need to securely connect, produce, and collaborate from anywhere at any time. Dell, a part of Dell Inc., services customers from consumers to organizations of all sizes with the industry’s broadest, most innovative end-user portfolio. Dell and Alienware are trademarks of Dell Inc. Dell disclaims any proprietary interest in the marks and names of others.

Source: Press release

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