CITY OF INDUSTRY, Calif., March 14, 2013 –Newegg Inc., the leading electronics-focused e-retailer in the United States, today announced an exclusive sponsorship of Complexity Gaming, a premier global professional gaming (“eSports”) organization. This partnership makes Newegg the “Official E-retailer of Complexity Gaming” and bolsters Newegg’s position as a leader in the burgeoning gaming industry.
Global eSports have quickly become one of the fastest growing segments in the video game industry with audience numbers rivaling those of top sporting and entertainment events. Newegg and Complexity Gaming will work together to support and promote eSports events this year.
“Competitive gaming has become increasingly popular over the last few years and will continue to gain momentum in the future,” said Jacob Shin, Vice President of Audience Acquisition at Newegg. “We’re excited to partner with Complexity Gaming and look forward to being a more active participant in the eSports community this year.”
“We’re honored and thrilled to be working with Newegg,” said Jason Bass, COO of Complexity Gaming. “Gamers already love the value Newegg offers its customers through its great product selection and compelling deals. With our consulting services and expertise in eSports, the Newegg brand will only become more synonymous with professional gaming and its large, loyal fan base.”
Newegg and Complexity Gaming will be kicking off their partnership at PAX East 2013, which is being held in Boston, MA on March 22-24. Complexity World Champion Ryan “FilipinoChamp” Ramirez will be at the Newegg booth #818 to sign autographs and play against attendees for a chance to win prizes. For more information, visit http://www.facebook.com/ComplexityGaming.
About Newegg Inc.
Newegg Inc. is the leading electronics-focused e-retailer in the United States. It owns and operates Newegg.com and NeweggBusiness.com, and regularly earns industry-leading customer service ratings. Newegg delivers a world-class e-commerce platform and is committed to serving the online technology community, from tech-enthusiasts to small and medium-sized businesses. Both Newegg.com and NeweggBusiness.com feature a comprehensive selection of the latest computer hardware and consumer electronics products, detailed product descriptions and images, as well as how-to information and customer reviews. Newegg Inc. was founded in 2001 and is headquartered in City of Industry, California.
About Complexity Gaming
Complexity Gaming is one of the world’s premier competitive gaming organizations. Owned and operated by some of the finest minds in the industry, Complexity has a long heritage of championship caliber teams, superstar players, news reporting and gaming entertainment ventures. Complexity’s gamers have been featured by numerous mainstream media outlets like Sports Illustrated, New York Post, Los Angeles Times and the Wall Street Journal. They have also appeared on live television programs such as CBS’ 60 Minutes and the Championship Gaming Series, have been featured in film documentaries and were a focus of the book “Game Boys.”