iBUYPOWER Announces Partnership with ELeague to Help Bring Professional Esports to the Masses


City of Industry, CA – May 6 2016

iBUYPOWER announces partnership with ELeague to help bring professional esports to the masses

In an unprecedented effort to help bring esports to the mainstream, iBUYPOWER is proud to announce its partnership with premier esports league, ELeague. Continuing iBUYPOWER’s ongoing commitment to bringing esports to the forefront of home entertainment, they will provide the official PC for ELeague events beginning May 24th. All 24 Counter-Strike: Global Offensive (CS:GO) teams participating in the bi-annual, 10-week series which will use iBUYPOWER’s signature Revolt 2 PC’s for training sessions and all competitive matches.

“The Revolt 2 was designed specifically with tournament organizers in mind,” says Darren Su, Vice President of iBUYPOWER, “and we’re absolutely thrilled to be a part of this momentous event. It’s extremely fulfilling to see our product being used in the exact environment it was designed for.” The Revolt 2 features numerous innovations aimed at providing for the unique needs of tournament play. Front mounted, swappable SSD bays make it easy for players to move seamlessly between their practice and stage systems, minimizing tournament delays. The aggressive design of the Revolt 2 showcases NVIDIA’s GTX 970 graphics card behind a translucent window, highlighted by customizable Smart Lighting Technology, ensuring that these gaming powerhouses look as good as they perform. The Revolt 2 systems will also be equipped with the latest technologies including an Intel® Core™ i7-6700K processor paired with Intel® SSD’s to keep up with these high performance cyber athletes.

This partnership will also bring Esports to a fully-distributed, national television platform, TBS, for the first time in history. Combining the distribution power of Turner with the Esports expertise of WME | IMG will bring Esports to a brand new audience, helping to continue the momentum of this rapidly expanding field. ELeague will also provide streaming event coverage to ensure that as many fans as possible can enjoy this groundbreaking series. ELeague teams will face off during two 10-week tournaments per year, including the regular season, playoffs and championships. The impressive roster features top CS:GO teams, including Cloud9, Luminosity, Counter Logic Gaming, NRG Esports, Team SoloMid, and many more. Be sure not to miss this historic event, which kicks off Tuesday, May 24th on TBS.

For more information about the ELeague iBUYPOWER Revolt 2 PC’s please visit http://www.iBUYPOWER.com/eleague

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by Michael Hoang, on May 24, 2016