Fnatic partners with PCSpecialist to launch branded computer

By Jay Massaad
Esports Insider
January 27, 2020

London-based organisation Fnatic has announced computer manufacturer PCSpecialist as its new official gaming PC partner.

The deal between the two UK-based companies will see Fnatic players supplied with PCSpecialist equipment – it also includes the creation of ‘The Official Fnatic Gaming PC’ for consumers across Europe.

Fnatic houses teams across a multitude of esports titles, including League of Legends, Counter-Strike: Global Offensive, Fortnite, and more. Players from every Fnatic lineup will receive gaming PCs as part of the deal. The deal will also see the partners co-produce exclusive content for the team’s social channels.

Patrik Sättermon, Chief Gaming Officer at Fnatic, commented on the deal in a release: “We have the perfect hardware partner in PCSpecialist, the team understands what our players need from the equipment and expertly deliver a platform that exceeds expectations, giving our players the tools to be able to perform at the highest level. They have also made it possible for aspiring professional and fans across Europe will be able to take their gaming to the next level with The Official Fnatic Gaming PC which is an exciting prospect.”

The organisation’s official computer will also be used at its facilities around the world, including London, Berlin, and Kuala Lumpur. The build includes parts from AMD, Corsair, Samsung, and Seagate, and is now available for purchase across Europe. In the UK, the PC will also be available online and in-store from Currys PC World.

John Medley, Commercial Manager at PCSpecialist Ltd, spoke of his own satisfaction with the deal: “Gaming has always been a big part of PCSpecialist’s DNA, so to have one of the world’s leading esports organisations on-board as a partner is extremely exciting and one which we’re incredibly proud of. Our detailed understanding of Fnatic’s hardware demands will allow us to deliver the platform their pro gamers & teams require to achieve their goals in 2020.”

Esports Insider says: As UK-based gaming and esports fans, it’s great to see two locally-based companies join forces and put forward a new product to the market, and it’s a positive sign for the health of the UK ecosystem.

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