SAN JOSE, Calif., May 03, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — NETGEAR Nighthawk Pro Gaming and NRG esports today announced a partnership among the leading company of networking merchandise for video game play and the Northern California-based expert esports agency. As a sponsor, NRG will leverage Nighthawk Pro Gaming merchandise of their training facility and take part in Boot Camps on the NETGEAR headquarters in the new Nighthawk Pro Gaming living room.

This declaration coincides with the IEM tournament in Sydney, Australia in which the NRG CS: GO team is competing in the first LAN-primarily based occasion for the reason that crew shaped. Previous matches had taken location online. NRG has had an excellent year in CS: GO with an vital league cumulative document of 34-6 and completing first place in ECS and 2d place in ESL Pro League.

“We are thrilled to be running with NETGEAR, the leading company of networking equipment for the home, game enthusiasts and small business,” said Andy Miller, owner, and CEO of NRG and the San Francisco Shock. “We look forward to this collaboration and wish to set the tone for the way endemic corporate brands help these exciting teams of expert game enthusiasts.”

The sponsorship agreement with NRG represents ongoing and prolonged funding through NETGEAR in esports and the gaming network. The partnership with NRG is an interesting one wherein Nighthawk Pro Gaming could be helping our national metropolis teams, which are nearby to the NETGEAR headquarters positioned within the San Francisco Bay Area.

“Our Nighthawk Pro Gaming merchandise are particularly built to improve video game play and offer that competitive side gamers are searching for. Partnerships with professional groups which includes NRG enables us to connect to players and the overall gaming community to better apprehend the networking challenges they face,” stated Heidi Cormack, senior vice president of worldwide marketing for NETGEAR. “We are thrilled to be a featured sponsor of NRG and their roster of proficient groups.”

Nighthawk by way of NETGEAR has lengthy been recognized with the aid of gamers for excessive-performance networking hardware; the advent of Nighthawk Pro Gaming is the state-of-the-art evolution of this noticeably acclaimed WiFi product line. Purpose built and great-tuned to address the specific networking challenges of game enthusiasts; Nighthawk Pro Gaming combines quality-in-class excessive-performance hardware with the superior software program to decorate online gameplay imparting gamers with an optimized network environment to perform at their very first-rate.

The introduction of Nighthawk Pro Gaming (NPG) showcases our information and ardor to deliver the maximum superior answers to obtain the ultimate surroundings for online gameplay. From the avid or expert gamer to the casual on any platform from a console, PC to a cell; Nighthawk Pro Gaming supplies the Power to Win.

About the San Francisco Shock and NRG Esports
The San Francisco Shock, one of the 12 esports franchises competing in the Overwatch League’s inaugural season, is owned through NRG esports, a San Francisco-based esports organization competing in 8 expert video game leagues and recognized for its deeply engaged fan base. NRG become based in 2015 with the aid of Andy Miller and Mark Mastrov, co-proprietors of the Sacramento Kings. NRG traders consist of Shaquille O’Neal, Alex Rodriguez, and Jennifer Lopez, alongside Silicon Valley entrepreneurs.

About NETGEAR, Inc.
NETGEAR (NASDAQ: NTGR) is an international networking organization that delivers progressive merchandise to purchasers, corporations and provider carriers. The Company’s products are built on a variety of established technology such as wireless (WiFi and LTE), Ethernet and powerline, with a focal point on reliability and ease-of-use. The product line includes stressed out and wi-fi devices that enable networking, broadband get entry to and community connectivity. These products are available in more than one configurations to deal with the desires of the cease-customers in each geographic location wherein the Company’s merchandise are bought. NETGEAR merchandise is purchased in approximately 30,000 retail places around the globe and via approximately 25,000 price-introduced resellers, as well as multiple primary cable, mobile and wireline provider carriers around the world. The enterprise’s headquarters are in San Jose, Calif., with additional offices in about 25 international locations. More information is to be had from the NETGEAR investor page or using calling (408) 907-8000. Connect with NETGEAR on Twitter, Facebook, and our weblog.

 

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