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SteelSeries Named Official Peripherals Brand of The International Dota 2 Championships

The legendary esports brand is a proud partner of two iconic teams competing this year: Red Bull OG (2x Champions going for a 3rd straight title) and T1

CHICAGO – SEPTEMBER 30, 2021 – SteelSeries, the worldwide leader in gaming and esports peripherals, today announced the brand has been named the official peripheral partner of The International Dota 2 Championships, the biggest esports tournament in the world.

As the official peripherals brand of The International Dota 2 Championships, SteelSeries will provide its award-winning line of mice, keyboards, headsets, and accessories to players and be integrated into event activations. For fans, SteelSeries will have a presence at the event in Bucharest, Romania, providing opportunities to interact with its products, as well as delivering updates on Twitch.TV/SteelSeries, highlights on Instagram and Twitter, and weekly coverage on SteelSeries.com/blog. Additionally, SteelSeries unveiled The International Dota 2 Championships limited-edition QcK Prism XL which will be sold at and during the event. Learn more at steelseries.com

SteelSeries has a storied history and has been a part of the fabric of The International Dota 2 Championships since 2013, sponsoring teams and working with Valve to support the Dota community. For the 10th anniversary of the prestigious event, SteelSeries is a proud returning partner of Red Bull OG, the two-time, back-to-back Champions of The International Dota 2 Championships, and now T1, one of the most recognized esports teams across the globe.

Being named the official peripherals brand of The International is the latest tentpole moment for the company as it celebrates its 20th anniversary as the world’s original esports brand. 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. Earlier this year, SteelSeries announced new partnerships with T1 Entertainment & Sports, and the Mercedes-AMG Petronas Esports Team, the esports team of the Mercedes-AMG Petronas Formula 1 Team.

In 2021, SteelSeries introduced the Prime franchise, a combative line of products dedicated to esports and designed with a single goal in mind: victory. The Prime series features a lineup of lightweight, streamlined mice and a new Arctis Prime headset that features only the best-in-class technology and innovation. Developed with input from 100+ pros, the Prime series is all performance and no extras.

To learn more about The International Dota 2 Championships, visit https://www.dota2.com/home and join the conversation on Instgram and https://twitter.com/DOTA2. For more information on Valve Software, check out lValveSoftware.com/a> and join the conversation on Twitter.

For logos and images: https://steelseries.box.com/v/The-International-2021

For SteelSeries x The International Dota 2 Championships info: https://steelseries.com/international

About SteelSeries

SteelSeries is the worldwide leader in gaming and esports peripherals focused 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. In 2020, SteelSeries acquired KontrolFreek, the industry leader in high-performance controller accessories, and Nahimic, the leader in 3D sound solutions for gaming. To learn more about SteelSeries, visit SteelSeries.com and join the conversation at @SteelSeries.

About Valve

Founded in 1996, Valve develops games software. Based in Kirkland, Washington, the company consists of more than 20 leading artists, game designers, and programmers. More information about Valve is available through the company's website at www.valvesoftware.com

Media Contacts: Paul Murphy paul.murphy@steelseries.com +1 (971) 284-7984

Chicago, Sept. 30, 2021