2017 is starting off with a big bang: we're excited to be teaming up with Rick Fox's eSports team, Echo Fox, as their official PC, Mouse, and Monitor Sponsor!

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Las Vegas (January 6, 2017) - ASUS Republic of Gamers (ROG) today announced its first official eSports franchise sponsorship in a multi-year deal with Echo Fox. The ASUS ROG brand, dedicated to delivering the most innovative hardcore hardware for dedicated gamers, is now the professional sports organization’s exclusive provider of premium PC hardware including desktops, laptops, monitors, mice, and more.

“The ASUS ROG team shares our commitment to building community and empowering gaming enthusiasts with the tools they need to achieve peak performance,” said Rick Fox, owner of Echo Fox. “This partnership provides exciting new opportunities for engaging with fans and dominating in competition.”

In addition to supporting the team with its award-winning hardware technology, ASUS ROG appears on the official Echo Fox jerseys for teams in the “Call of Duty,” “Counter-Strike: Global Offensive,” “Gears of War,” “League of Legends,” “H1Z1,” “Street Fighter V”, “Super Smash Bros” and "Mortal Kombat X" leagues. The sponsorship also includes Echo Fox player content for the ROG community, and more.

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“Echo Fox players and the organization as a whole represent the future of professional eSports,” said Vivian Lien, Chief Marketing Officer at ASUS North America. “We are excited to partner with the organization to further demonstrate our commitment to innovation and to developing superior technology for the passionate gaming community. Working closely with Echo Fox will provide ASUS with unique insight to continue our mission to provide leading performance and game-ruling innovation.”

The ASUS ROG brand was founded on a desire to grow the global gaming ecosystem through sponsorships and the development of innovative hardware specifically designed for the needs of dedicated players. ASUS ranks number one in 13 among the top 15 gaming markets in the world; the 15 countries account for nearly 100 percent of the total worldwide gaming market. The partnership with Echo Fox is the company’s latest investment in ensuring the industry will continue to flourish.

“ASUS understands the unique needs of professional and enthusiast gamers and consistently delivers the best equipment for training and competition,” said Jace Hall, CEO of Echo Fox. “This technology, combined with our players’ dedication and talent, position us strongly for a great 2017 and beyond.”