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DXRacer Partners with Microsoft for Gears 5 Esports Majors

Christopher Coke Updated: Posted:
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DXRacer announced this week that they will be partnering with Gears Esports to become the official gaming chair for this year’s Gears 5 Major. Players will be competing for more than $2,000,000 in total prizes while enjoying specially themed chairs reflecting the best of DXRacer’s gaming chair designs.

“We’re proud to continue our tradition of supporting major esports initiatives through our partnership with Gears 5 Esports,” said Shann Ng, Director of Marketing, DXRacer. “With a full flight of top-of-the-line DXRacer chairs, players can rest assured that their comfort is guaranteed during their matches.”

“We’re committed to partnering with the best endemic partners within Esports and working with a brand such as DXRacer is proof of that” said Rose Gunson, Gears Esports Program Manager.

Beginning today, competitors will be taking part in a seeding round to determine who moved on to the next phase and a $240,000 prize pool at this point in the tournament. An additional $10,000 is in contest for the 2v2 and FreeForAll tournaments, which is open to every attendee of the event.


Christopher Coke

Chris cut his teeth on MMOs in the late 90s with text-based MUDs. He’s written about video games for many different sites but has made MMORPG his home since 2013. Today, he acts as Hardware and Technology Editor, lead tech reviewer, and continues to love and write about games every chance he gets. Follow him on Twitter: @GameByNight