HyperX and paysafecard to sponsor the Gamescom PUBG Invitational

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We are happy to welcome both HyperX, as well as paysafecard as official sponsors for the Gamescom PUBG Invitational, set to take place in Cologne from August 23-26! HyperX will join the ranks as official gear partner for the competition, providing the players with top of the line mice, keyboards, mouse pads and the new, innovative HyperX Cloud Alpha headset with realistic precision audio, while paysafecard is set to support the festivities as official payment partner.

"HyperX are proud to sponsor the first major PUBG LAN invitational at Gamescom 2017, the world’s largest gaming developer event." said Annie L. Gerard, Global Strategic Marketing Manager, HyperX. "Our full line-up of gaming gear, including the HyperX Cloud Alpha, which will see its world preview at this year’s Gamescom, will be available to use on 80 PUBG gaming platforms during the PUBG Invitational where gamers will compete for a prize-pool of $350,000. With Cloud Alpha's unique dual chamber driver design, PUBG players will benefit from hearing in game sounds more distinctly for the ultimate competitive edge.

The newly revealed HyperX Cloud Alpha Gaming Headset will debut as the official headset for the very first PUBG LAN Invitational, giving the players a distinct advantage, thanks to the defined in-game sound, accuracy and range of the high-performance headsets. You can find out more about the innovative HyperX Cloud Alpha Headsets on the official HyperX website.

“At the heart of our esports engagement lies the gamer. And it seems that currently at the heart of many gamers lies PUBG.” said Udo Müller, CEO paysafecard. “So we are very proud of having another chance to contribute to the creation of passionate esports moments for the community by sponsoring the first major PUBG event ever. The PUBG gamescom Invitational. The community will have the chance to experience every aspect of the new game and see the best players play, thanks to our sponsoring. This is why we are in esports. Their passion is our mission.”

Paysafecard are expanding their involvement in esports by bringing their safe and simple online payment methods to gamescom and the PUBG Invitational. For a detailed rundown on games and platforms supporting purchases through paysafecard, be sure to check out the overview on their official website.

The Gamescom PUBG Invitational will feature a total of 80 invited streamers, youtubers and personalities from around the world to compete for a US$350,000 prize pool in the ESL Arena at Gamescom .

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