MatchBox360 XL– Tournaments sponsored by SteelSeries

Event: MatchBox360 XL

Date: 21st - 23rd March 2008

Venue: NEC Toute Suite, Birmingham

MatchBox360 XL are pleased to announce that SteelSeries will be an official sponsor of the forthcoming MatchBox360 XL eSports tournaments on 21st-23rd March at the Birmingham NEC Toute Suite.

SteelSeries will be providing the winning players and teams each with a pair of the latest SteelSeries Siberia Neckband Headsets, which are fully compatible and conducive to competitive Xbox 360 gaming. In addition to these fantastic prizes, the SteelSeries Neckbands will also be available on demonstration throughout the 3 day MatchBox360 XL weekend:

"SteelSeries have always designed high quality headsets for PC gamers, and they are now supporting console gaming which is great news for everyone attending XL! We're delighted to be working closely with SteelSeries to provide what promises to be an incredible weekend of gaming action."– Graham Hoffman (MatchBox360 XL Event Manager).

SteelSeries is all about gaming and to provide performance enhancing gaming gear, created for and by leading professional gamers from 3 different continents in order to continuously improve upon their wide range of gaming products:

"SteelSeries is proud to partner up with MatchBox360 for the upcoming XL4 event. The MatchBox360 organization continues to support the growth of the console gaming scene and we are happy to be a part of that, by providing the winning teams with our professional gaming gear and equipping the demo consoles with our headsets. We wish good luck to the participating teams!"– Casper Mejiholm (SteelSeries Marketing Manager).

The new SteelSeries Siberia Neckband Headset features a similar eye-catching visual design, as well as the popular white theme, that made the original Siberia headset so popular. The comfort and soundscape in the SteelSeries Siberia Neckband Headset was fine-tuned with the help of professional gamers, electronic DJ's and rock musicians. The headset is also fully compatible with the Xbox 360 and plugs directly into the Xbox 360 controller, where in-game sound and voice communication can be combined.

In addition to cash prizes worth upto£10,000, MatchBox360 XL continues to set the standard for competitive console tournaments in Europe and the winners of the following tournaments will each receive SteelSeries Siberia Neckbands:

    <*>Halo 3 FFA <*>Halo 4 4v4 <*>Call of Duty 4 FFA <*>Call of Duty 4 5v5 <*>Gears of War 4v4

Tickets are selling out fast, so if you want to test out and have a chance to win yourself a pair of SteelSeries Siberia Neckbands please purchase your tickets asap from the MatchBox360 XL Ticket Office: http://tickets.matchbox360.co.uk

For more information on SteelSeries or if you wish to see more of their products, please visit them online: http://www.steelseries.com

Are you ready to XL?!

Contact:

Chris Barnes

MatchBox360 XL Event Manager

Tel: +44 (0) 7977 070 596

E-mail:konspiracy@matchbox360.co.uk

About MatchBox360

MatchBox360: http://www.matchbox360.co.uk

XL Gaming: http://www.xlgaming.co.uk

MatchBox360 XL Ticket Office: http://tickets.matchbox360.co.uk

MatchBox360.co.uk is one of the fastest growing Xbox Live communities in the United Kingdom. A focused events site and XCN member, MatchBox360 revolves around its thriving forum community, and boasts an impressive membership of gamers of varying ages, gender and skill. MatchBox360 XL is the premier console eSports tournament in the UK and sets the standard for competitive console LAN events for the European gaming community.

About SteelSeries

SteelSeries is a leading manufacturer of gaming peripherals and accessories, including headsets, keyboards, mice, software, and gaming surfaces. SteelSeries have been on the forefront of professional gaming gear since its inception in 2001, thanks to continued innovation and product development in cooperation with leading professional gamers. All SteelSeries products are developed in co-operation with professional gamers to ensure optimum performance and durability. SteelSeries supports the growth of competitive gaming and electronic sports through aggressive sponsoring of teams and support of communities, tournaments and LAN-events all over the world.

For additional information, visit http://www.steelseries.com.


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