Danish gaming peripherals manufacturer SteelSeries will sponsor BLAST Bounty Hunt, the inaugural Dota 2 event from tournament organiser BLAST.
The partnership will SteelSeries granted a number of branding opportunities, including the official presentation of all “Bounties” and the equipping of every analyst and caster with SteelSeries headsets during broadcasts.
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The tournament, which was announced in May, will see OG Esports, Team Secret, Nigma, NIP, Alliance, and Team Liquid go head-to-head for a $145,000 (£115,00) prize pool. It will take place across five days, from June 9-13th.
Leo Matlock, Commercial Director at BLAST, described the attractiveness of a partnership with SteelSeries, which also sponsored last November’s BLAST Pro Series Copenhagen: “The partnership provides a perfect fit for both brands with BLAST and SteelSeries sharing a keen eye for innovation and great passion for the world of esports. We’re thrilled to have SteelSeries on board for BLAST Bounty Hunt, and bringing some exciting fan engagement ideas with their Dota 2 heritage, as we look to expand into the popular game and deliver the first class tournament that viewers have come to expect from us.
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