DreamHack and Alienware announce partnership
DreamHack, the World’s largest digital festival and one of the World’s leading eSports companies is excited to announce a new partnership with leading gaming PC brand, Alienware.
Alienware has joined as the main sponsor for the DreamHack ZOWIE Open eSports circuit in 2016, in addition to supporting the DreamHack CS:GO European Minor at DreamHack France and DreamHack Cosplay activities at DreamHack Austin and Summer 2016.
Launched in 2012, DreamHack Open is DreamHack’s premier eSports circuit. The events has experienced phenomenal growth since launch, with new events in France, England and Romania, as well as adding CS:GO to join StarCraft II as the second official title, This year, DreamHack is now launching DreamHack Open to North America – with bigger prize pools and better broadcasts than ever.
As one of the main sponsors, Alienware will provide the latest Alienware X51 Gaming Desktop systems for all DreamHack ZOWIE Open tournament areas. During both DreamHack Summer and Winter events, Alienware will showcase latest additions to the Alienware gaming portfolio in the DreamExpo area. Powered by NVIDIA® GeForce® GTX graphics, the Alienware X51 will bring a high quality experience to the tournament participants and viewers.
“We are very excited to welcome Alienware onboard for not just DreamHack ZOWIE Open in 2016, but for a variety of important milestones for DreamHack in 2016, including the expansion to North America, Cosplay and the DreamHack CS:GO European Minor at DreamHack Tours. This is an important step for us, but also for the competitors who will now be competing on the the high performing Alienware X51 PC,” said Marcus Lindmark, CEO of DreamHack AB.
The Alienware X51 gaming desktops to be used for all Dreamhack ZOWIE Open 2016 tournaments, ensuring competitors have the best platform to perform at their highest.
“Alienware is recognized for delivering innovative, quality systems for gamers who crave best-in-class performance so as we celebrate our 20th anniversary this year, we’re particularly thrilled that Alienware PCs will be powering DreamHack 2016 open series tournaments,” said Frank Azor, general manager, Alienware and XPS, Dell. “DreamHack stands out as the world’s largest LAN Gaming festival and to be a part of bringing this incredible experience to gamers and fans around the globe is incredibly special to us!”
The first ever event will take place in North America when DreamHack Austin welcomes gamers on May 6 – 8, 2016, in the Austin Convention Center.
UPCOMING DREAMHACK ZOWIE OPEN 2016 EVENTS
· DreamHack Austin: May 6 – 8, Austin Convention Center, Austin, USA
· DreamHack Tours: May 14 – 16, Vinci Congres Center, Tours, France
· DreamHack Summer: June 18 – 21, Elmia Convention Center, Jönköping, Sweden
· DreamHack Valencia: July 14 – 17, Feria De Valencia, Valencia, Spain
· Dreamhack Montreal: August 12 – 14, Place Bonaventure. Montreal, Canada
· DreamHack Winter: November 24 – 27, Elmia Convention Center, Jönköping, Sweden
DreamHack is the world’s largest computer festival. DreamHack’s core, and origin is the LAN party, with the two major festivals in Sweden, DreamHack Summer in June and DreamHack Winter in November. DreamHack also arrange festival, events and competitions in several locations in Europe and North America
The events are a platform for eSport, knowledge and creative competitions, music acts, lectures by game developers, Internet & game culture, cosplay, the fair DreamExpo and much much more. DreamHack is also a production company with a focus on gaming, esports, music and arena productions for both traditional TV and the Internet.
During 2015 DreamHack had 192,000 visitors to its events and more than 72 million unique viewers who followed the live broadcast online. More information is available on http://www.dreamhack.se.
Alienware, Dell’s high performance PC gaming brand, offers unique and award-winning PCs that incorporate innovative engineering, bold design and the most advanced components in the industry. Credited as being one of the first PC gaming hardware manufacturers, Alienware remains committed to creating industry-leading trends in high-performance gaming and being an active and influential member of the gaming community, connecting, fans, developers and manufacturers for the advancement of PC gaming. Alienware manufactures a diverse selection of customizable high-performance desktop and laptop systems that attract a broad range of customers who demand world class performance and design. Learn more at http://www.alienware.com.