World-Class Gaming Team Fnatic Partners with Seagate

Seagate partners with Fnatic eSports champions

All the game enthusiasts at Seagate are super excited — we’ve just become a sponsoring partner of Fnatic, one of the top eSport teams in the world! Here at Seagate we’re eager to support Fnatic’s goals for 2017, and looking forward to joining more gaming events, talking with and supporting the needs of PC and console gamers, and enjoying the camaraderie of our gaming community.

fnatic-logo-greyscale“We’re thrilled that Seagate has chosen to partner with Fnatic,” said Fnatic CEO Wouter Sleijffers. “As is the case in other sports, high performing hardware simply makes you better, giving you the edge in intense competition. Along with the growing storage requirements for today’s rich eSports games, Seagate is Fnatic’s preferred premium data storage brand.”

Fnatic is among the world’s top eSports organizations, with pro teams in the most popular games including Dota 2, League of Legends, Battlefield 4, and more.

Around the world Fnatic is known as a heavyweight, winning numerous world championships across multiple games. In both 2006 and 2009 Fnatic were awarded Team of the Year.

Two things gamers always need

“As a gamer, there are two things you always need: a place to install your growing library of games and the fastest possible access to them,” the team said in their announcement. “That way you can keep loading times to a minimum and dive right into the action. This is especially true for our professional players, who depend on reliable hardware in a cut-throat competitive environment, meaning that we at Fnatic can, and will never settle for anything but the best equipment. In Seagate, we believe to have found a partner who can provide us with just that and help our players realize their fullest potential.”

Their players compete at more than 75 international events every year, in every corner of the world, with more than 2,000,000 gaming fans keeping up on social media, watching live updates from events, and enjoying their gameplay on YouTube. You can read about our squads, follow their progress, watch their results, read news reports, find a program of events and watch replays of their matches, and more by checking out the News and the Team section on the Fnatic site.

In the meantime, enjoy this peek at Fnatic’s recent video announcing the team’s return to competition in one of the world’s biggest eSports titles, Call of Duty:


About the Author:

John Paulsen
John Paulsen is a "Data for Good" advocate, with more than 20 years in the data storage industry. He's helped launch many industry-firsts including HAMR technology, 10K-rpm and 15K-rpm hard drives, drives designed specifically for video and for gaming, Serial ATA drives, fluid dynamic HDD motors, 60TB SSDs, and MACH.2 multi-actuator technology.