Copenhagen, Denmark - December 13, 2005 -- SteelSeries, a market leader in gaming hardware and accessories, today announced the first public appearance of the Online Hero. Dressed in spandex and sporting both mask and cape, this unique superhero is on a mission to rid the world of inferior gaming products.
Online Hero will make his first public appearance at The CPL® Winter Championships 2005, which will take place at the Hyatt Regency Hotel in downtown Dallas, from December 14th to December 18th 2005.
"We are happy to help Online Hero in such a noble quest," said Kim Rom, head of communications for SteelSeries. "God knows there are enough inferior gaming products out there. It's about time that someone who is dedicated to advancing professional gaming takes the fight to the streets!"
Gamers, who join the Online Hero in his crusade against inferior gaming products, will be able to trade in their old (and inferior) gaming gear for brand new professional gaming gear from SteelSeries.
For The CPL® Winter Championships 2005 the Online Hero is offering trade-in discounts on 50% for 3 different products from SteelSeries; SteelSound 5H headsets for 50$ and SteelPad 5L and SteelPad S&S mouse pads for 20$ each. Please be advised that inferior gaming products used to obtain trade-in discounts will be subject to punishment - to the absolute fullest extent of Online Hero's abilities.
For further information please contact:
Head of Communications, SteelSeries
SteelSeries is a leading manufacturer of gaming accessories, including headsets, mouse pads and mouse accessories. SteelSeries have been on the forefront of professional gaming gear for 5 years, thanks to continued innovation and product development in cooperation with leading professional gamers. SteelSeries is constantly engaged in development and design, based on inspirational input from gamers across the globe. SteelSeries supports the growth of eSport through aggressive sponsoring of teams, organizations, news-sites, communities, tournaments and LAN-events all over the world. For more information please visit http://www.steelseries.com.