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MEDIA ALERT - Creative and Epsilon Continue Its Conquest of eSports with Renewed Alliance

The Leading European eSports Organization will Weaponize its Teams with the Award-Winning Sound BlasterX Pro-Gaming Series that Include Headsets, Gaming DAC and Amps, and a Powerful Under-Monitor Audio System

DUBLIN, Ireland - Creative Technology Ltd today announced a renewed sponsorship deal with leading eSports organization Epsilon eSports. This partnership continues the synergy shared between the award-winning Sound BlasterX Pro-Gaming Series with one of the most well-known names in European eSports: Epsilon eSports. Epsilon eSports has teams competing in a wide range of game genres, including the most awarded European Call of Duty® team and an up-and-coming Counter-Strike™ team recently ranked number one in China.

“We are excited to continue our partnership with Epsilon in enabling them to compete effectively at the highest-levels of competitive gaming. In this world where precision and accuracy are everything, Sound BlasterX products provide a competitive edge for gamers in discerning what's going on around them in the game. Whether on the battlefield or race track, Sound BlasterX lets gamers perceive precisely with clear detailed audio, which in turn allows them to react quickly and execute actions effectively. We will continue to work with Epsilon to develop future cutting-edge gaming products,” said Low Long Chye, General Manager at Creative.

“Epsilon is excited to extend their relationship with Creative Sound BlasterX for another year. We both believe that our partnership in eSports continues to develop and bring great value to both parties. We look forward to another incredible year ahead,” Greg Champagne, Managing Director of Epsilon eSports.


The award-winning Sound BlasterX Gaming Series include:

Sound BlasterX Katana - Hi-Res 24-bit Under-Monitor Audio System

“The Creative Sound BlasterX Katana is as much of a deadly weapon as its namesake. It may be compact and slim, but it gives a stellar performance that's sure to put a smile on anyone who cares about high-end audio performance in their favourite movies, music, games and more!”
- Editor's Choice Award, eTeknix


Sound BlasterX Siege M04 - Precision Gaming Mouse

“Gaming mice need to be precise, responsive, and reliable, and the Sound BlasterX Siege M04 is all of these things with the added bonus that it appears to be floating on a rainbow.”
- Gold Award, Vortez


Sound BlasterX Vanguard K08 - RGB Mechanical Gaming Keyboard

“... easily one of the best keyboards we've seen in a long time. Great build quality, flawless design, and excellent performance throughout.”
- Editor's Choice Award, eTeknix


 • Sound BlasterX H7 Tournament Edition - HD 7.1 Surround Gaming Headset with Dual Sound Signature

“It can be comfortably worn throughout the whole day at the computer, it feels rock solid, looks good and works with all your devices... Never have I been able to live in my game so much, a big thank you to Creative.”
- 10/10, Gamereactor.dk



Sound BlasterX H5 Tournament Edition - Professional Analog Gaming Headset

“One of the best headsets we have used in recent times. Quality audio experience, good platform support and impressive build quality.”
- Gold Award, HardwareHeaven



 • Sound BlasterX P5 - In-Ear Gaming Headset for Gaming on the Go

“The noise cancellation is on point, and the responsive bass and rich audio are both delivered as promised on the packaging. Using this set in Dota 2, I'm able to hone in on different sounds and multitask well.”
- Editor's Choice Award, TweakTown



 • Sound BlasterX G5 - 7.1 HD Audio External Sound Card and Headphone Amp

“Powerful, feature-packed and reliable sound processing from one of the most iconic audio brands in the industryߪ for those looking for a versatile audio solution that gives a big sound, despite its compact size, the G5 is certainly the way to go.”
- Editor's Choice Award, eTeknix


About Creative
Creative is a worldwide leader in digital entertainment products. Famous for its Sound Blaster® sound cards and for launching the multimedia revolution, Creative is now driving digital entertainment with cutting-edge audio solutions which include premium wireless speakers, wireless headphones, and powerful audiophile-grade amplifiers and digital audio converters. Today, Creative re-invents the Sound Blaster, which has a user base of over 400 million, with its ground-breaking Sound Blaster Roar and Sound Blaster X7 that aim at the new mobile networked generation by bridging the worlds of the computer, smartphones, and tablets. Creative's proprietary technologies, innovative hardware, applications and services leverage the Internet, enabling consumers to experience high-quality digital entertainment - anytime, anywhere.

About Epsilon eSports
Epsilon eSports was founded in 2008 with the goal of becoming a symbol in the world of eSports. Since that day, our organization has obtained the best possible results in games such as CounterStrike: Source, Enemy Territory, Call of Duty 4, Battlefield 2 & 3, Battlefield Bad Company 2, Shootmania, & Team Fortress 2. Present everywhere in Europe, our organization touts itself as being highly international as we join players and members from over 20 different nations. With this strong presence in many countries, our organization offers to its players the opportunity to showcase their talent world-wide and benefit from the name Epsilon eSports during their participation at the most important competitions in the world, regardless whether it's online or on-site.

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This announcement relates to products launched in Europe. Availability is subject to change without notice and may differ elsewhere in the world according to local factors and requirements. Creative, the Creative logo, Sound Blaster and the BlasterX logo are trademarks or registered trademarks of Creative Technology Ltd in the United States and/or other countries. All rights reserved. Call of Duty is a trademark of Activision Publishing, Inc. Counter-Strike is a trademark of Valve Corporation. All other trademarks are the property of their respective owners.

CONTACT INFORMATION

Creative Technology Ltd
Eugene Chong
(65) 6895 4190
yochong@ctl.creative.com