SteelSeries, one of the leading manufacturers in the line of competitive gaming peripherals, has announced a partnership with the worlds largest professional gaming league and provider of cross-platform online gaming competitions, Major League Gaming. The two entities will be working together to provide a brand new set of gaming mice, keyboards, and accessories specifically geared towards the competitive gamer.
“We strongly believe in and support what MLG has been building in the U.S. for the past nine years,” said Kim Rom, SteelSeries CMO. “The SteelSeries brand has become synonymous with professional gamers; from our peripherals’ quality and design to the technology and specifications that we believe gives players the edge to win. This partnership with MLG is a natural fit, the MLG events are the finest in the industry and we are excited to announce and kick things off.” Sundance DiGiovanni, CEO, Major League Gaming said about the partnership, “SteelSeries is recognized as a company that does more than just create professional-grade, competitive gear, they have been an incredible supporter of competitive gaming and eSports for the past decade and see the same type of growth for the competitive circuit as we do at MLG. We are proud to be working and collaborating with their team and are excited to kick off nationals later this week, with them as a new partner.”
Right now the partnership is introducing two new SteelSeries MLG Edition QcK+ mousepads that will be available during the MLG 2011 Pro Circuit National Championship in Providence, Rhode Island. These pads will retail for $19.99 a piece, and they look pretty stylish. For more information on the products, head to their official page.