HyperX Ships 5 Million Gaming Headsets - Fortnite and Esports Popularity Drives Gaming Headset Growth

HyperX Ships 5 Million Gaming Headsets - Fortnite and Esports Popularity Drives Gaming Headset Growth

5 Million Shipped

COMPUTEX TAIPEI, Taiwan – June 5, 2018 – HyperX®, the gaming division of Kingston® Technology Company, Inc., today announced it has shipped 5 million award-winning gaming headsets. With the popularity of video games Fortnite and PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds (PUBG), the gaming headset market continues to grow at a rapid pace and HyperX continues to gain new fans. HyperX gaming headsets are worn by gamers globally, including first-time players and professional gamers.

“With the explosive growth of Fortnite, NBA 2K and esports, HyperX is seeing an exciting expansion in the global gaming headset market,” said Marcus Hermann, senior business manager, HyperX. “HyperX has been supplying hardcore gamers with gear for over 10 years and we are now seeing our HyperX headsets becoming more popular with casual gamers. Shipping 5 million headsets is a major milestone as we continue to grow.”

HyperX has been expanding to new audiences including fans of the popular game Fortnite Battle Royale, esports and the NBA. HyperX is the official gaming headset partner of the Dallas Mavericks and Philadelphia 76ers, as well as, the NBA 2K League and its teams Mavs Gaming, Pacers Gaming, Grizz Gaming, Bucks Gaming and Jazz Gaming. Brand ambassadors from the NBA include Gordon Hayward of the Boston Celtics, Joel Embiid of the Philadelphia 76ers and De’Aaron Fox of the Sacramento Kings.

With Battle Royale going mainstream and the convergence of sports and esports, players at all levels need quality, comfortable gaming headsets. HyperX gaming headsets fill this demand with hours of comfortable gaming for pro gamers and enthusiasts alike. HyperX headsets are now available in 15,000 stores, in over 100 countries and across six continents.

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, and power users with high-performance components. For 15 years, the HyperX mission has been to develop gaming products for gamers – high-speed memory, solid state drives, headsets, keyboards, mice, USB flash drives, and mouse pads – to the gaming community and beyond. The award-winning HyperX brand has carved its name atop the leaderboard by consistently delivering products that deliver superior comfort, aesthetics, performance, and reliability. HyperX gear is the choice of 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 5 million headsets worldwide.

Join the global #HyperXFamily at facebook.com/hyperxcommunity, and learn how HyperX products can enhance your console experience and boost performance for both you and your PC 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

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/hyperxcommunity

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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 and HyperX are registered trademarks of Kingston Technology Corporation. All rights reserved. All other marks may be the property of their respective titleholders.

About HyperX

HyperX® is a division of Kingston Technology Company, Inc., the world’s largest independent memory manufacturer. Established in 2002, HyperX is headquartered in Fountain Valley, California, USA. For more information, please call 800-337-8410 or visit www.hyperxgaming.com

Kingston, the Kingston logo and HyperX are registered trademarks of Kingston Technology Corporation. All rights reserved. All other marks may be the property of their respective titleholders.

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