OAKLAND, Calif. – The Golden Guardians (GGS), an esports affiliate of the Golden State Warriors, today announced a partnership with Plantronics (NYSE: PLT), an audio pioneer and unified communications technology leader. Through the partnership, Plantronics’ RIG 500 PRO Series is now the official gaming headset of the Golden Guardians.
Also as part of the partnership, all members of the Golden Guardians roster will become official RIG ambassadors, wearing custom Golden Guardians branded RIG 500 PRO Series headsets during all streams. In addition, the Plantronics’ RIG logo will be featured on the collar of all GGS jerseys. Plantronics will also partner with the Golden Guardians to create digital content featuring the team and its players throughout the 2019 League of Legends Championship Series (LCS) Spring and Summer Splits.
“We are thrilled to announce our partnership with Plantronics for the 2019 LCS Season,” said Hunter Leigh, Head of GSW Esports. “The high-quality sound and comfort of RIG headsets will allow for long and effective training sessions with both our LCS and academy teams. Through the Santa Cruz Golden State Warriors’ partnership with Plantronics, it’s apparent that there is a natural synergy between our two brands.”
“Plantronics is excited to bring our gaming solutions and esports expertise to the Golden Guardians with the RIG 500 PRO,” said Corey Rosemond, Global Director, Marketing and Business Development. “It is our passion and mission to build and design competitive grade headsets that enable you to hear more, react faster and play longer. With our long history in providing stadium class esports audio solutions to organizations around the world, we are excited to bring that same focus and passion to our partnership with the Golden Guardians organization and players.”
About Golden Guardians The Golden Guardians are the LCS affiliate team of the Golden State Warriors. League of Legends is a multiplayer online battle arena game where two teams of five players battle on Summoner’s Rift with the goal of destroying the heart of the opposing team’s base, known as the nexus, to achieve victory. The 2019 LCS Spring Split begins on Saturday, January 26, 2019.
For more information on the LCS and Golden Guardians, visit lolesports.com.
About Plantronics Plantronics is an audio pioneer and a leader in the communications industry. Plantronics technology creates rich, natural, people-first audio and collaboration experiences so good ideas can be shared and heard—wherever, whenever and however they happen. The company’s portfolio of integrated communications and collaboration solutions spans headsets, software, desk phones, audio and video conferencing, analytics and services. Our solutions are used worldwide by consumers and businesses alike and are a leading choice for every kind of workspace. For more information visit plantronics.com.
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