PNY Launches StarCraft? II: Wings of Liberty? Gaming Tournament
Parsippany, NJ ? October 22, 2010 ? PNY Technologies?, Inc. (?PNY?), a global leader in flash memory cards, USB flash drives, solid state drives, high speed HDMI? cables, computer memory upgrade modules, consumer graphics cards, and professional workstation graphics cards, will host a StarCraft II: Wings of Liberty gaming tournament this November.
Enthusiast and mainstream gamers alike can indulge in a 2-week long PNY gaming tournament centered on Blizzard? Entertainment?s recently released StarCraft? II: Wings of Liberty?. Starting on November 8th, 512 players will compete for tournament glory and, of course, awesome PNY prize packages for 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place winners. Additionally, three lucky participants will be randomly selected to receive product giveaways. The tournament will be in 1v1 format and take place on PNY?s online gaming portal: http://www.xlr8gaming.net/. It will also be streamed for viewers to get in on the action and watch live.
Player sign-up will run from October 24th to November 7th, with the actual tournament taking place from November 8th to November 22nd. Prizing will include PNY?s latest graphics cards, memory upgrade kits, HDMI? cables, and more!
?We?re thrilled to host this tournament for our XLR8 gaming community fans, especially with the success of StarCraft II,? said Nicholas Mauro, senior marketing manager, PC components for PNY. ?This is a great opportunity for PNY to offer an even more immersive online gaming experience and, to up the ante, provide some very attractive prizes.?
1st Place Prize Package ? valued over $400
? GTX 460 OC 1024MB PCIe
? 6GB (3x2GB) DDR3 1600 MHz CAS 8 Triple Channel Memory Kit
? 16ft High Speed Mini HDMI to HDMI Cable
? XLR8 Bag
2nd Place Prize Package ? valued over $250
? GTS 450 1024MB PCIe
? 4GB (2x2GB) DDR3 1600MHz CAS 8 Dual Channel Memory Kit
? 10ft High Speed Mini HDMI to HDMI Cable
? XLR8 Bag
3rd Place Prize Package ? valued over $200
? GT 430 1024MB PCIe
? 4GB (2x2GB) DDR3 1333MHz Dual Channel Memory Kit
? 6ft High Speed HDMI to HDMI Cable
? XLR8 Bag
Consumers looking for the latest gaming gear can purchase PNY products at exceptional values just in time for the holiday buying season. Now through November, graphics cards and memory upgrade kits will be available at special discount pricing via e-tail partner http://newegg.com/.
For more information on the complete line of products that PNY has to offer, visit http://www.pny.com/.