Just a few months after its launch, the Paris Saint-Germain eSports project has entered a new dimension with the signing of an official partnership agreement with ASUS.
The Taiwanese firm’s Republic of Gamers brand, the leader in PC gaming, will be accompanying the Paris team at competitions throughout the rest of 2017. Boasting 25 years of experience in the world of gaming hardware and a relationship of trust with the planet’s top gamers, ASUS REPUBLIC OF GAMERS is the ultimate partner for one of the most exciting eSports projects in Europe.
ASUS REPUBLIC OF GAMERS will appear on the Paris team’s kit and gear from this week onwards. What’s more, Paris Saint-Germain eSports players will be equipped with G20 PCs – world-renowned for their performance – running Windows 10 for desktop use, especially at their Gaming House in Berlin, as well as ROG Strix G702 laptops (also with Windows 10) for their travels. Each G20 will be paired with a 24-inch Full HD MG248Q monitor featuring an ultra-fast 1ms response time and a 144Hz refresh rate, ensuring the smoothest of gameplay.
Fabien Allègre, Paris Saint-Germain’s Director of Merchandising and Brand Diversification, said: “We are very proud to welcome ASUS REPUBLIC OF GAMERS on board as a main partner and the first kit sponsor for our Paris Saint-Germain eSports team. This partnership evidences the growing interest among brands in our project and vindicates the strategy implemented by our Chairman, Nasser Al-Khelaifi.”
Karim Ouahioune, a Marketing Manager at ASUS REPUBLIC OF GAMERS, added: “Republic of Gamers and PSG eSports share the same ambition for success. We see the partnership between our two brands as a natural fit. As the no. 1 for PC gaming, we are proud to share our innovation and performance expertise with PSG eSports. We look forward to accompanying them on their rise to the top.”
ASUS is one of Fortune magazine’s World’s Most Admired Companies, and is dedicated to creating products for today and tomorrow’s smart life. Our comprehensive portfolio includes Zenbo, ZenFone, ZenBook and a range of IT devices and components, along with AR, VR and IoT. ASUS employs more than 17,000 people worldwide and over 5,500 world-class R&D talents. Driven by innovation and committed to quality, the company won 4,368 awards and earned approximately US billion of revenue in 2015.
About Paris Saint-Germain eSports
Since Paris Saint-Germain were taken over by QSI in 2011, the club has undergone a major transformation with the aim of becoming a leading global sports brand. After successful investments in women’s football and handball, the club entered the world of eSports in October 2016 with the same ambition to perform at the highest level and the goal of reinforcing its links with its millions of passionate supporters, as well as winning new fans in new territories. Under the leadership of Paris Saint-Germain eSports team manager Bora “YellOwStaR” Kim, the club intends to compete in the biggest events on the national, regional and world stages. On FIFA, the top online football game, the club is represented by the Frenchman Lucas “Daxe” Cuillerier and the Dane August “Agge” Rosenmeier. On League of Legends, Paris Saint-Germain have a five-player team based at a Gaming House in Berlin. They are currently taking part in the European Challenger Series.
Source: Press release