Alienware has announced a new partnership with Riot Games, becoming the official PC and Display Partner for the 2019 season of League of Legends.
An important partnership for Alienware, and timed perfectly with the hardware manufacturers announcements from this years CES. The broad range of powerful hardware and impressive gaming displays will be showcased globally to millions of fans throughout 2019.
Expect to see major League of Legends events from across the globe including the LCS and LEC which comprises of over 400 matches across their Spring and Summer seasons, will be powered by Alienware PCs and Displays. Announced event’s include;
- North American League Championship Series (LCS)
League of Legends European Championship (LEC)
Three annual global tournaments:
The League of Legends World Championship set viewership records last year when 99.6 million unique viewers tuned in to catch the finals.
“We’ve been continually impressed with Alienware’s unwavering commitment to elevating the gaming and esports experience through their focus on product performance, function, and design,” said Naz Aletaha, Riot Games Head of Esports Partnerships.
A ‘fleet of hundreds‘ of Alienware Aurora R8 desktops will power the tournaments, alongside AW2518H 240Hz G-sync gaming monitors, players will be able to engage in fierce competition without fear of any mechanical disadvantage, through Dell’s SupportAssist diagnostic feature, which is designed to detect and prevent any technical issues from impacting a match.
Aletaha continued, “As our official PC and display partner, Dell and Alienware, with their extensive expertise in hardware and technology services, will help us continue to level up the sport — setting a global performance standard for the hardware that powers it.”
“Both Alienware and Riot Games have approached esports with similar goals of purposeful innovation,” added Bryan de Zayas, Director of Marketing & Esports. “Our shared commitment to develop technological breakthroughs that service the esports community made this partnership a natural fit and I’m excited to showcase what is to come.”
Alienware has also announced that attendee’s of local League of Legends esports events can expect the usual variety of on-site fan activations, and celebrations supporting players and teams fighting on stage, and the support of the fans and League community.