27th February, 2020 – BLAST Premier makes a bang by partnering with premium audio company, EPOS and its EPOS I SENNHEISER gaming product portfolio. Together the two brands aim to give fans a deeper appreciation of the vital role audio and communication plays in esports.
“Rush B”, “I molly ramp!” and “Planting” are some of the most repeated phrases that fly through the air when the world’s best Counter-Strike players compete. Just like in any other entertainment form, audio is key to the experience and now BLAST and EPOS are teaming up to bring the ultimate esport experiences to the fans.
Leo Matlock, Commercial Director, BLAST:
“Together we will bring to life the many ways that audio is so crucial; the player communication, and how their internal communication lead their actions in the gameplay. To do all this with a world-renowned audio specialist who is investing in their gaming products is very exciting. We look very much forward to working closely with EPOS.”
Andreas Jessen, Senior Director, Global Product Management & Marketing, Gaming:
“We’re really excited to partner with BLAST so we can tell the story of ultimate gaming audio through this exceptional event. As leaders within audio technology, we have unmatched dedication in creating premium headsets that let you truly zone-in and feel the game, while giving you a competitive advantage by bringing out every important sound cue.”
Get Mic’d Up
Mic’D Up is the first project to mark this epic EPOS and BLAST partnership. Fans all over the world get a unique insight into how elite players communicate during a match and will be able to hear intense mid-match moments, banter and hectic plays that might be pivotal for the win.
BLAST Premier Spring Series kicked off in January featuring twelve of the world’s best CS:GO teams, including Astralis, 100 Thieves and Evil Geniuses. The twelve teams are competing for a total prize pool of 4.250.000
Based on leading and advanced technologies, the newly established Danish company, EPOS, will deliver high-end audio solutions designed for enterprises and gamers. EPOS builds on more than 115 years’ experience in sound and innovation and will specialize in premium audio and video collaboration solutions with design, technology and performance as paramount parameters.
EPOS is a new company in the Demant Group – a world-leading audio and hearing technology group that offers solutions and services to help people connect and communicate with the world around them. To be fully launched as a brand during 2020, the establishment of EPOS is based on the decision to let the business segments of the joint venture (known as Sennheiser Communications) between Sennheiser Electronic GmbH & Co. KG and Demant A/S evolve in different set-ups.
EPOS’ headquarters is located in Copenhagen, Denmark, and is a key hub for our business. We operate in a global market with offices and partners in more than 30 countries.
Find more information about EPOS at www.eposaudio.com
BLAST is a leading esports and entertainment company. BLAST have delivered the highly successful BLAST Pro Series 2019. In 2020, BLAST is bringing the BLAST Premier tournament to the industry. BLAST has world class commercial and broadcast partners and is able to bring a range of different entertainment and esports platforms to new audiences around the world. BLAST is headquartered in Copenhagen and London.
Jonas “O.J” Ek
The Gaming Ground
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