World Cyber Games Names Plantronics as the Official Headset Provider for WCG2013 Grand Final

SEOUL, South Korea, Sept. 24, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- World Cyber Games Inc. (WCG), organizer of the international video game competition World Cyber Games recognized by the Guinness World Records, announced its partnership with Plantronics (NYSE: PLT), a global leader in audio communications. As the official headset of the WCG Grand Final, Plantronics eSports gaming headsets will be used exclusively on stage and during the competitive event, and Plantronics Gaming products will be featured at various events before and after the Grand Final.

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"We are honored to be the official headset sponsor of the WCG 2013 Grand Final," said Dorothy Ferguson, director of marketing for Plantronics Gaming. "Through this sponsorship, Plantronics Gaming audio excellence ensures that WCG competitors have superior audio and team communication, to perform their best at the Grand Final."

Plantronics will equip the WCG Grand Final competitors with professional eSports gaming headsets, including the GameCom Commander®. GameCom Commander features a powerful noise-cancelling microphone, superior sound quality, and long-wearing comfort critical to successful competitive gaming. At the Plantronics booth at the event, spectators and fans will also be able to try out the latest Plantronics gaming headsets, including the headset the pros will be wearing, the GameCom Commander, and the top-selling GameCom® 780.

Brad Lee, the CEO of WCG remarked, "We couldn't be happier that Plantronics has come on board as the exclusive headset sponsor of the World Cyber Games Grand Final in China. Plantronics is well known for its support of eSports and its commitment to driving professional gaming forward and this partnership takes that commitment even further." 

Plantronics Gaming is a staunch supporter of eSports, having sponsored several professional teams and hosting the North American Qualifier rounds for the 2012 ESWC. Earlier this year, Riot Games chose Plantronics as the official headset of the Season 3 League of Legends League Championship Series (LCS).

The WCG 2013 Grand Final will be held from November 28 to December 1 in Kunshan, China.

About Plantronics

Plantronics is a global leader in audio communications for businesses and consumers. We have pioneered new trends in audio technology, creating innovative products that allow people to simply communicate. From unified communication to Bluetooth® headsets to gaming solutions, we deliver uncompromising quality, an ideal experience, and extraordinary service. Plantronics is used by every company in the Fortune 100™, as well as 911 dispatch, air traffic control and various mission critical applications for those on the frontline. For more information, please visit www.plantronics.com.

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SOURCE World Cyber Games



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