The SMITE Pro League (SPL) has named North American computer hardware company Alienware as the title sponsor for its eighth season.
The partnership will see Alienware fit Hi-Rez Studios’ production studio and SPL’s player houses with its equipment, such as Aurora Ryzen Edition desktop PCs.
Alongside outfitting the player houses and studio, every player and coach in the SMITE Pro League will also receive one of the setups.
Hi-Rez Studios commented on the partnership, via a release: “We’d like to extend a huge thank you to Alienware for coming on board as our exclusive title sponsor for Season 8, and we’re looking forward to seeing how their products will elevate our competitive SMITE experience both on and off the Battleground.”
Included in the setup are NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3090 graphics card, AMD Ryzen 9 Processor and an Alienware 24″ gaming monitor.
Players will also be receiving peripherals such as a mechanical gaming keyboard, gaming mouse, and surround sound gaming headset.
Alongside providing a special SMITE discount code, the SPL will be also be giving away Alienware gear and showcasing the company’s content as it prepares for its season launch on April 23rd.
The partnership between the MOBA and Alienware comes just a month after Alienware reportedly ended its partnership with Riot Games.
Esports Insider says: Alienware’s absence in the MOBA scene was very brief, as it makes the jump from Riot Games to Hi-Rez Studios. The SMITE Pro League has been successfully going now for a while, so it’s not a surprise to see Alienware associate itself with the competition.