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SteelSeries Named Official Headset of CAPCOM CUP X

- 48 Players from Across the Globe to Compete for a Historic $1 Million Grand Prize -

CHICAGO – FEBRUARY 16, 2024SteelSeries, the original esports brand that fuses gaming and culture, and the worldwide leader in gaming and esports peripherals, today announced the brand has been named the official headset of CAPCOM CUP X, the epic culmination of the 2023 Capcom Pro Tour esports season featuring Street Fighter™ 6, where the Grand Finals winner will walk away with a record-breaking $1 million grand prize.

Forty-eight players from around the globe will compete for a $1 million grand prize while wearing the award-winning SteelSeries Arctis Nova Pro headset. Each player has qualified for CAPCOM CUP X based on their performance at events throughout the Capcom Pro Tour 2023 season. The global roster of players battling it out for glory can be found here: https://sf.esports.capcom.com/cpt/players/.

Event Dates:

• February 16 – 18: Last Chance Qualifier

• February 21 – 23: Group Elimination

• February 24: Street Fighter League World Championship

• February 25: CAPCOM CUP X Grand Finals

This year’s tournament will be live-streamed on the @CapcomFighters Twitch channel. Additionally, highlights, player interviews, and game updates will be featured on SteelSeries’ Instagram, Twitter (X), and TikTok pages.

As the original esports brand, SteelSeries has a rich 20-year history as an industry leader in esports and creating industry-defining gaming gear, from creating the first gaming mousepad (2001) to the first brand to collaborate with esports players and the first brand to sponsor an esports event (2002), to the first gaming headset (2004), to being named the official peripheral brand of The International Dota 2 Championships (2021), to redefining gaming audio with the introduction of the Nova Pro series headsets (2022), to being named the official headset brand of CAPCOM CUP X.

SteelSeries’ current and former roster of team partnerships features top-tier esports teams including FaZe Clan, T1 Entertainment & Sports, the Mercedes-AMG Petronas Esports Team (official esports team of the Mercedes-AMG Petronas Formula 1 Team), Red Bull OG, along with sponsorships for Red Bull Flick, Red Bull Solo Q, Red Bull Campus Clutch, and BLAST Premier.

Pros have won more prize money with SteelSeries than with any other brand and the company continues to invest deeper in the esports and gaming ecosystems it helped to create. The SteelSeries Cup Series, a collection of exclusive tournaments, debuted in 2023 featuring the world’s most popular esports titles, including CS: GO, Apex Legends, Rainbow Six, and Overwatch, and seen the likes of FaZe Clan London Spitfire, Red Bull OG, and SpaceStation Gaming compete for over $50,000 in prize money.

For more information, visit SteelSeries.com and join the conversation on Twitter at @SteelSeries and Instagram at @SteelSeries.

For details on the Capcom Pro Tour and Street Fighter League and tournament rules, visit each official website:

Capcom Pro Tour Official Website

STREET FIGHTER LEAGUE: Pro-US Official Website

STREET FIGHTER LEAGUE: Pro-EUROPE Official Website

STREET FIGHTER LEAGUE: Pro-JP Official Website

About Capcom

Capcom is a leading worldwide developer, publisher and distributor of interactive entertainment for game consoles, PCs, handheld and wireless devices. Founded in 1983, the company has created hundreds of games, including groundbreaking franchises Resident Evil™, Monster Hunter™, Street Fighter™, Mega Man™, Devil May Cry™ and Ace Attorney™. Capcom maintains operations in the U.S., U.K., Germany, France, Hong Kong, Taiwan, Singapore and Tokyo, with corporate headquarters located in Osaka, Japan. More information about Capcom and its products can be found at www.capcom.com or news.capcomusa.com.

About Street Fighter 6

Street Fighter 6, having sold more than three million units since launch, is available now and represents the next evolution of the Street Fighter™ series with a combo of unique fighting game innovations, brimming with content across three brand new game modes – Fighting Ground, World Tour, and Battle Hub. Players around the world can get their hands on all the hard-hitting Street Fighter 6 action now on PlayStation 5, PlayStation 4, Xbox Series X|S, and PC via Steam.

About SteelSeries

SteelSeries is the original esports brand that fuses gaming & culture, leading the way in defining a “gaming lifestyle.” The worldwide brand creates industry-defining esports and gaming peripherals with a focus on premium quality, innovation, and functionality. Founded in 2001, SteelSeries improves performance through first-to-market innovations and technologies that enable gamers to play harder, train longer, and rise to the challenge. SteelSeries is the pioneering supporter of esports and competitive gaming tournaments, connecting gamers and fostering a sense of community and purpose. SteelSeries’ family of professional and gaming enthusiasts are the driving force behind the company and help influence, design, and craft every single accessory and the brand’s software ecosystem (SteelSeries GG, Moments video clip service, and the Sonar Audio Software Suite). The SteelSeries family of brands includes KontrolFreek, the industry leader in high-performance controller accessories, and Nahimic, the leader in 3D sound solutions for gaming. In 2022 SteelSeries joined the GN family, a global leader in innovative and intelligent audio and video communications solutions sold in approximately 100 countries around the world.

Chicago, Feb. 16, 2024