HyperX Signs Daigo “The Beast” Umehara, Street Fighter Legend and Author, to HyperX Gaming Headset Sponsorship

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Daigo “The Beast” Umehara joins HyperX eSports, Sports community,
Street
Fighter champion to wear HyperX gaming headsets

FOUNTAIN VALLEY, Calif.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–#CAPCOMHyperX®,
a division of Kingston®
Technology Company
, Inc., and sponsor of top gaming organizations
worldwide, today announced a global sponsorship with eSports
professional and Street Fighter legend Daigo
“The Beast” Umehara
. Daigo will wear HyperX gaming
headsets exclusively to ensure the comfort and superior audio quality
required to take on the fiercest international competition. Daigo will
use HyperX
Cloud Stinger
– the best gaming headset under $50 – as well as
HyperX Cloud,
Cloud
2
, and Cloud
Revolver
to ensure he’s operating at peak level during his rigorous
tournament schedule.


“Whether training for my next event or on-stage at a major tournament, I
need the best quality sound so I can perform at the highest level,” said
Daigo Umehara. “HyperX gaming headsets are the most comfortable I’ve
ever worn, while also providing world-class audio at a reasonable price.
I’m excited to be a part of HyperX and look forward to working closely
with them.”

Daigo is widely considered to be the most successful player in the
history of the Street Fighter franchise, with dozens of major wins
globally including six Evolution titles. He currently holds the world
record as “the most successful player in major tournaments of Street
Fighter.” Daigo is competing this week at the CAPCOM
Cup 2016
Street Fighter V World Championship in Anaheim, California.

Daigo will be wearing HyperX gaming headsets exclusively, which will
provide him with both the comfort and audio quality he will need to take
on the fiercest competition in the international tournament circuit. He
will have access to the complete line up of HyperX headsets as he
battles challengers around the world.

HyperX is an avid supporter of eSports and the gaming community,
developing products designed specifically for FPS genres – including the HyperX
Cloud Revolver
headset, which delivers a studio-grade sound stage
that enables gamers to directionally target the enemy, enhanced comfort
and superior quality. The new HyperX ALLOY FPS Mechanical Gaming
Keyboard is the official keyboard of Intel
Extreme Masters
and used in the Intel Showcase across all Season 11
gaming events. Additionally, ALLOY FPS is the recommended keyboard of
top gaming organizations such as NaVi
Gaming
, Echo
Fox
and Hell
Raisers
.

About HyperX

HyperX
is the high-performance product division of Kingston Technology
encompassing high-speed DDR4 and DDR3 memory, SSDs, USB Flash drives,
headsets and mouse pads. Targeted at gamers, overclockers and
enthusiasts, HyperX is known throughout the world for quality,
performance and innovation. HyperX is committed to eSports as it
sponsors over 30
teams globally
and is the main sponsor of Intel
Extreme Masters
. HyperX can be found at shows across the globe
including Brasil
Game Show
, China
Joy
, DreamHack,
ESL
One
and PAX.
For more information visit the HyperX
home page.

HyperX® is a division of Kingston Technology Company, Inc.,
the world’s largest independent memory manufacturer. Established in
2002, HyperX is headquartered in Fountain Valley, California, USA. For
more information, please call 800-337-8410 or visit www.hyperxgaming.com
or connect with HyperX on social channels including: YouTube: http://www.youtube.com/hyperx;
Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/hyperxcommunity;
Twitter: http://twitter.com/hyperx;
Instagram: https://instagram.com/hyperx/;
LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/company/hyperx;
and Google+: https://plus.google.com/+hyperx/videos.

Editor’s Note: For additional information, evaluation units or
executive interviews, please contact Mark Tekunoff, Kingston Technology
Company, Inc. 17600 Newhope Street, Fountain Valley, CA USA 92708,
714-438-2791(Voice). Press images can be found in Kingston’s press room here.

Kingston, the Kingston logo and HyperX are registered trademarks of
Kingston Technology Corporation. All rights reserved. All other marks
may be the property of their respective titleholders.

Contacts

HyperX
Mark Tekunoff, 714-438-2791
mark_tekunoff@hyperxgaming.com
or
Walt
& Company for HyperX
Ashley Nakano
408-369-7200 x1051
anakano@walt.com