With a continued focus on promoting innovation in the rapidly-expanding esports industry, Alienware forges a new multi-year partnership with Riot Games. As the developer and operator behind the world’s most-played and most-viewed esports title, League of Legends, this monumental partnership enables both Alienware and Dell to demonstrate their expertise in hardware and technology services perfectly suited to support the rigorous operational logistics for the industry’s largest globally-integrated esport, League of Legends.
Alienware will become the Official Competition PC and display partner for the League of Legends Championship Series (LCS), the League of Legends European Championship (LEC), as well as in four major international competitions: the Mid-Season Invitational, North America vs. Europe Rift Rivals, the All-Star Event, and the pinnacle of esports competitions, the League of Legends World Championship, which set new esports viewership records in 2018, with 99.6 million unique viewers watching the World Finals.
Powering the competition behind League of Legends two premier Leagues and four international tournaments deployed around the globe will be a fleet of hundreds of Alienware Aurora R8 desktops paired with top-of-the-line AW2518H 240Hz G-sync gaming monitors. Each Alienware PC setup within the fleet will leverage Dell’s SupportAssist diagnostic features enabling proactive tools designed to detect and prevent technical issues before they have a chance to critically impact a match. These new diagnostic features will help to improve the overall performance and responsiveness of the PC hardware fleet and elevate the competitive experience.
For the fans watching online and especially those who attend local League of Legends esports events, Alienware will work closely with Riot Games to collaborate on a variety of onsite fan activations at all major LoL Esports events, geared towards celebrating the elite competitions and the passionate fan base and community.