Major League Gaming&Dell Announce Alienware Will Be Official Desktop of 2011 MLG Pro Circuit

NEW YORK, March 23, 2011-- Major League Gaming (MLG), the world’s largest professional video game league and provider of cross platform online videogame competition, and Dell today announced that Alienware, Dell's premier high-performance PC gaming brand, will be the official desktop of Major League Gaming and the 2011 MLG Pro Circuit. Kicking off with the MLG Pro Circuit competition on April 1 in Dallas, players will now compete using the most powerful desktops available and spectators will have the opportunity to experience the machines at gaming stations throughout the venues.

In addition to Alienware machines being featured at all six live competitions during the 2011 Pro Circuit season, MLG and Alienware will also produce exclusive tournament matches to be broadcast on MLG.tv. Details will be released in the coming weeks.   

“With our growing community of dedicated PC gamers, we recognized how important it was to provide the ultimate hardware for use in competitive play and worked with Alienware to bring in the best machines available,” said Sundance DiGiovanni, CEO, MLG.“We are excited to have Alienware as part of the 2011 Pro Circuit and look forward to showcasing hours of gameplay action on their machines at our events, online and beyond.” 

About Major League Gaming

Founded in 2002, Major League Gaming (MLG) is the dominant media property exclusively targeting the approximately 40 million consumers in North America who have a passion for playing video games as a competitive social activity. The company exclusively represents the best professional gamers and gives millions of aspiring gamers around the world an opportunity to compete, improve their skills, and socialize through our thriving online competitive community and live Pro Circuit competitions. For more information: www.majorleaguegaming.com.

About Dell

People worldwide can buy Dell online ( http://www.dell.com), by phone and in nearly 43,000 stores. Alienware, Dell's premier high-performance PC gaming brand, offers unique and award-winning computers that incorporate innovative engineering and are designed with state-of-the-art components. Credited as being one of the first PC gaming hardware manufacturers, Alienware remains committed to creating industry-leading trends in the high-performance gaming arena. Alienware manufactures a diverse selection of customizable, high-performance desktops, notebooks and gaming peripherals that attract a broad range of customers who demand world-class performance and design.

For more information, press contacts:

Katie Goldberg

PR for Major League Gaming

kgoldberg@mlgpro.com

646-380-2933

John Blain

PR for Dell

John_Blain@Dell.com

512-723-3987       


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