We’re getting a boatload of competitive gaming content from HyperX this month (and onwards) with the announcement of the HyperX Showdown.
HyperX Showdown will run for eight weeks of entertainment focused on music, sports, and gaming. The event will have well-known streamers participating in various game titles like Call of Duty: Warzone, NBA 2K, Fortnite, Madden among others.
]The first game, which was aired last Tuesday on June 16 featured two music stars Afrojack and Nicky Romero. Paired with two pro players from the London Royal Ravens, the two pairs played Call of Duty: Warzone.
HyperX is thrilled to bring together a diverse mix of athletes, entertainers, artists and gamers for the HyperX Showdown, given the current situation of people staying home and not being able to visit sports or esports events live, we wanted to create a unique entertainment experience for our community – and the world at large – to enjoy and experience together.
The eight weeks will have other music artists like Offset, Future, Young Thug and sports stars like Gordon Hayward (Boston Celtics), Juju Smith-Schuster (Pittsburgh Steelers), Dele Alli (Tottenham Hotspur F.C.), Philip Forsbeg (Nashville Predators), DeMarcus Cousins (NBA All Star), Mikal Bridges (Phoenix Suns), Oneyak Okongwu (2020 NBA Draft Prospect), Cole Anthony (2020 NBA Draft Prospect), and Joc Pederson (Los Angeles Dodgers), and others.
Some of the special HyperX Showdown espidoes include an all-female event and an NBA Rookie Challenge, alongside more traditional one-on-one and duo-style gameplay.
After the eight week run, HyperX will award the athlete who best embodies the HyperX competitive ethos will be named a brand ambassador for the year.
Excel Sports Management is also collaborating with HyperX for the HyperX Showdown series, providing their sports expertise and influence during the weekly events. Excel will procure talent and provide strategic guidance pertaining to the development and management of each event involving high-profile athletes.