SteelSeries

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SteelSeries SpA
Type Limited liability company
Industry Computer hardware
Founded February 2001
Founder(s) Jacob Wolff-Petersen
Headquarters Copenhagen, Denmark
Key people Bruce Hawver (CEO), Tino Soelberg (CTO), Jamie Kieffer (CMO), Arnie Grever (VP Product)
Products Gaming peripherals and accessories: mice, keyboards, headsets, gaming surfaces, and software
Website www.steelseries.com

SteelSeries is a Danish manufacturer of gaming peripherals and accessories, including headsets, keyboards, mice, gaming surfaces and software.

History[edit]

On July 29, 2008 SteelSeries announced its acquisition of Ideazon, Inc. a North American-based developer and manufacturer of gaming peripherals and technologies.[1][2]

Team and player sponsorships[edit]

SteelSeries supports a number of electronic sports individuals and teams through sponsorships and community support.[3][4] Sponsored teams include Major League Gaming and Natus Vincere, among others.[4][5] Past sponsorship include Manuel Schenkhuizen and Tsquared in 2011.[3][6]

Partners[edit]

SteelSeries are partnered with Blizzard Entertainment,[7] Electronic Arts,[8] Gunnar Optiks,[9] and Valve Corporation.[10]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Gaming Accessories Industry Just Got Better, as SteelSeries Acquires Ideazon Inc. in an Asset Transaction" (Press release). Businesswire.com. 2008-07-29. Retrieved 2013-12-05. 
  2. ^ Coldewey, Devin (2008-07-29). "Steelseries acquires Ideazon; bigger, better accessories forthcoming". TechCrunch. Retrieved 2013-12-05. 
  3. ^ a b "SteelSeries Announces Exclusive Sponsorship of Professional Gamer, Manuel Grubby Schenkhuizen" (Press release). Reuters. 2011-04-02. Retrieved 2013-12-05. 
  4. ^ a b "Steelseries And Major League Gaming Announce Partnership And Collaboration" (Press release). Gamasutra. Retrieved 2013-12-05. 
  5. ^ "SteelSeries and Team Natus Vincere Introduce the Sensei [RAW] Na'Vi Edition" (Press release). Prweb.com. 2013-09-23. Retrieved 2014-03-04. 
  6. ^ "SteelSeries Announces Sponsorship of Professional Halo 3 Player, Tom `Tsquared` Taylor" (Press release). Reuters. 2011-10-14. Retrieved 2014-03-04. 
  7. ^ "Steelseries Prepares Players For The Launch Of Blizzard Entertainment'S Starcraft® Ii: Wings Of Libe" (Press release). bit-tech.net. 2010-06-24. Retrieved 2013-12-05. 
  8. ^ "SteelSeries and EA Introduce iOS and Android Headset for Real Racing 3" (Press release). Prweb.com. Retrieved 2014-03-04. 
  9. ^ "SteelSeries GUNNAR Optiks Desmo Review". VGRevolution. Retrieved 2013-12-05. 
  10. ^ "SteelSeries and Valve® Corporation Introduce the SteelSeries QcK+ DotA 2 Edition" (Press release). Sys-con.com. Retrieved 2013-12-05. 

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