Atlanta FaZe lands new partnerships with SteelSeries and KontrolFreek

the Call of Duty League’s Atlanta FaZe today announced new partnerships with SteelSeries and KontrolFreek, with peripheral companies joining the team as official exclusive headset and controller partners.

FaZe will compete in CDL events “starting this year” using ArticPro + GameDAC and Arctis Pro Wireless headsets from SteelSeries, and performance controllers from KontrolFreek. The three brands will also join forces to “collaborate on a variety of projects including product testing, digital events and brand activations.”

“We are thrilled to align ourselves with SteelSeries and KontrolFreek, two iconic brands with a ton of rich history in esports and gaming and they continually push the boundaries of innovation for gamers,” said James Crowder, Coach -head of Atlanta FaZe. “It’s no secret that SteelSeries creates the best sound in gaming and esports and our gamers have won multiple championships using KontrolFreek Performance controllers over the years, so we knew we wanted to be part of the SteelSeries families. and KontrolFreek and give our players a competitive edge.”

The SteelSeries esports roster, which now includes Atlanta, also boasts FaZe Clan, Red Bull OG, Mercedes-AMG Petronas Esports, T1, SpaceStation, Rare Atom, Tricked Esport, and more.

“As the world’s leading esports brand, SteelSeries continues to invest more in the esports and gaming ecosystems it helped create,” the companies said in a statement. “Relationships with SteelSeries professional teams are more than sponsorships, they are true partnerships. From ideation and design to testing and validation, esports professionals are not only SteelSeries stakeholders, but they are also collaborators and co-creators, together creating the best peripheral products and gaming software in the world.

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After winning the CDL Championship in 2021, Atlanta FaZe currently sits atop the Call of Duty League standings halfway through the 2022 season.