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Naming Rights to HyperX Esports Truck Unveiled in Time for CES 2019

December 19, 2018

FOUNTAIN VALLEY, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Dec 19, 2018--In time for CES 2019, HyperX, the gaming division of Kingston Technology Company, Inc., and Allied Esports, a global esports entertainment company, today announced a multiyear naming rights agreement for North America’s first mobile esports arena, now named HyperX Esports Truck. The truck, formally known as Esports Arena DRIVE, made its debut during CES 2018 and will return to the event next month at the Sands Convention Center to make its first 2019 appearance as HyperX Esports Truck.

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Expanding HyperX’s presence at gaming, entertainment, lifestyle and music events around the country, the state-of-the-art, 80-foot, 18-wheel, 35-ton semi-trailer unfolds with a push of a button to reveal a self-contained mobile arena featuring a competition stage with full production facilities, a caster studio, social media center and VIP lounge.

In November, HyperX announced the naming rights to HyperX Esports Arena Las Vegas, and now with the mobile esports arena, the naming rights relationship between HyperX and Allied Esports continues to grow.

“HyperX is pleased to continue our relationship with Allied Esports,” said Daniel Kelley, director of corporate marketing, HyperX. “Having the HyperX Esports Truck, and beyond, gives us even more opportunities to reach gamers at tournaments, festivals and sports events in 2019.”

During CES 2019, HyperX will be showing new products including gaming headsets, mice, keyboards, RGB memory products, and its first HyperX USB microphone for streamers, influencers and casters. HyperX will announce a new gaming headset designed in collaboration with a Southern California headphone manufacturer, featuring fully immersive audio capabilities. The products will be demonstrated at The Venetian press suite and CES Unveiled and Pepcom Digital Experience press events.

Beyond the electronics show, Las Vegas visitors on the strip can now witness the newly revealed HyperX Esports Arena Las Vegas and the new large signage installation on the Luxor Hotel. A time-lapse video of the HyperX logo going up for the world to see from air and land can be viewed .

Inspired by the slogan “We’re All Gamers,” HyperX will also be debuting an innovative advertising campaign featuring HyperX esports, traditional sports and music ambassadors, incorporating their unique vision into the campaign. This campaign is expected to be seen on broadcast, digital and social channels in 2019.

HyperX recently announced achieving the No.1 position in PC gaming headset revenue in the U.S. for two years running, according to NPD. HyperX continues to support and expand its influencer roster by recently welcoming Post Malone, award-winning music superstar as the newest brand ambassador to join the HyperX family. Sports celebrity brand ambassadors include Gordan Hayward of the Boston Celtics, Joel Embiid of the Philadelphia 76ers, Juju Smith-Shuster of the Pittsburg Steelers, Dele Alli of the Premier League and World Cup player, and De’Aaron Fox of the Sacramento Kings. Over 550 Esports players and gaming influencers are included in HyperX roster of ambassadors.

About HyperX

HyperX is the gaming division of Kingston Technology Company, Inc., the world’s largest independent memory manufacturer, with the goal of providing gamers, PC builders, PC, console and mobile power users with high-performance components. For 16 years, the HyperX mission has been to develop gaming products for all types of gamers – high-speed memory, solid state drives, headsets, keyboards, mice, charging accessories for console players, USB flash drives, and mouse pads – to the gaming community and beyond. The award-winning HyperX brand in known for consistently delivering products that deliver superior comfort, aesthetics, performance, and reliability. HyperX gear is the choice of celebrity ambassadors, pro gamers, tech enthusiasts, and overclockers worldwide because it meets the most stringent product specifications and is built with best-in-class components. HyperX has shipped over 60 million memory modules and 5 million gaming headsets worldwide.

Join the global #HyperXFamily at facebook.com/hyperxcommunity, learn how HyperX products can enhance your console experience and boost performance for both you and your PC, console or mobile device at hyperxgaming.com. Whatever your skill level, whatever genres you play, we embrace all gaming enthusiasts everywhere with our core belief — We’re All Gamers.

Website: http://www.hyperxgaming.com/ Twitter: https://twitter.com/HyperX Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/hyperx/ Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/hyperxcommunity YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/user/kingstonhyperx

Editor’s Note: For additional information or executive interviews, please contact Mark Tekunoff, Kingston Technology Company, Inc. 17600 Newhope Street, Fountain Valley, CA USA 92708, 714-438-2791(Voice). Press images can be found in Kingston’s press room here.

Kingston, the Kingston logo, HyperX and the HyperX logo are registered trademarks or trademarks of Kingston Technology Corporation in the U.S. and/or other countries. All registered trademarks and trademarks are property of their respective owners.

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CONTACT: Mark Tekunoff

HyperX

714-438-2791

mark_tekunoff@hyperxgaming.comBrian Fisher

Allied Esports International

brian@esportsallied.comCarla Mancebo

Walt & Company for HyperX

408-369-7200 x1049

cmancebo@walt.com

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