HyperX announced today it will become a founding partner of Riot Games’ Valorant Champions Tour. In a two-year deal, the company will become the official sponsor for gaming keyboards, mice, and mouse pads.
“We’re excited to welcome our newest partner to the VCT. HyperX joins us as the Official Keyboard, Mouse, and Mousepad Partner of the VALORANT Champions Tour,” said Naz Aletaha, Head of Global Esports Partnerships and Business Development at Riot Games. “We couldn’t be more thrilled to welcome them and have their amazing products supporting our event in Reykjavik and beyond.”
Valorant has quickly become one of the fastest-growing esports since its release. The Valorant Champions Tour is a year-long, global circuit featuring three tiers of competition: Challengers, Masters, and Champions. Teams battle through regional Challengers events before qualifying into international Masters events, with the ultimate goal to earn a spot at Champions. The tour will highlight competitions in North America, South America, Europe, Asia, and Australia.
“We are thrilled to be partnering with Riot Games’ VALORANT Champions Tour,” said Jessany Van’t Hoff, Head of Global Gaming Partnerships, HyperX. “In almost two years, Valorant has amassed a huge community and has now evolved into a global esports tournament. For over a decade, HyperX has sponsored pro esports teams and tournaments. Our experience and knowledge have become embedded into the development of our award-winning line up of gaming peripherals, including the Alloy gaming keyboards and Pulsefire gaming mice. We are excited to continue this tradition and ensure all players play better with HyperX.”