Charlotte NC (PRWEB) March 3, 2009
SLAPPA Distribution today announced that they have partnered with professional eSports organization Fnatic, and together the two organizations will be working closely to further enhance the eSports market. SLAPPA will be supporting the Fnatic professional team, made up of some of the best squads in the world, such as Counter-Strike, World of Warcraft, Starcraft, Dota and COD4, and will also work with the Fnatic squads to develop a complete line of professional gaming gear.
Now that SLAPPA is the official provider of bags and cases for Fnatic, you will see the Fnatic squads sporting SLAPPA gear at their tournaments, but that's not all the two will be doing together. SLAPPA president Dominick Martinetti explained in more detail, that the two companies are developing more gamer-specific products together, and will even be co-branding some models.
"Over the past 6 months, we have been blindsided by a large number of eSports teams and tournaments who want SLAPPA to enter the world of gaming. As the number of inquiries grew, we realized that the SLAPPA product philosophy was seen as a perfect match for the gaming world. My objective then was to partner with the best in order to develop world-class product for gamers. Now that we are partnered with Fnatic, I'm very confident that we are on our way to building great gear for gamers. We bring expertise in the case and bag market, and a very strong brand name that stands for quality and innovation. Fnatic brings the best gamers, practical knowledge on the needs of gamers and a brand name that is synonymous with winning. I'm very excited about what this partnership will produce," says Martinetti.
Business Development Manager of Fnatic, Neil Kirk has this to say: "SLAPPA designs and creates professional gear for individuals that want and demand high quality, long lasting items. eSports is no different and it is with great delight that we see this relationship beginning to give gamers who want to achieve the highest ranking and best results the same. Our squads strive for and in most cases achieve those same goals; they are professionals in the world wide phenomenon of electronic sports. Our expertise, coupled with SLAPPA's knowledge and professional gear will bring to market a great product for gamers, helping make our players even more of a force to be reckoned with. We are looking forward to commencing this relationship and the successes it can bring."
SLAPPA's line of cd cases, dvd cases, laptop bags and backpacks are made with the highest quality materials, unique designs and patented technologies that when combined together, "break the mold" in a category otherwise flooded with mundane products. For more information please contact SLAPPA at slappa.hq (at) slappa (dot) com.
The Fnatic Team is a professional video gaming team, consisting of players from across the globe that all make a living through competing in video game tournaments. The Fnatic Team has been ranked as the world's number one Counter Strike team for the past 2 years, and have world class squads in other games such as World Of Warcraft, Defence of the Ancients, Call of Duty 4, Warcraft 3 and Starcraft.
Fnatic is committed to the growth of Video gaming as an Electronic Sport, and will continue to be at the forefront of this ever expanding and maturing market. The Fnatic team has established itself as a vibrant, well coordinated outfit with a clear vision for the future of competitive gaming and as a brand has a global reach. The Fnatic team was founded in 2004 and has won many world titles as well as supporting numerous of the world's most successful gamers over the years including Laurens "Lauke" Pluijmaekers, Sander "Vo0" Kaasjager, and more recently the famous Counterstrike team with the likes of Patrick "f0rest" Lindberg, and the World of Warcraft squad with Rumay "Hafu" Wang. For more information visit the company on the World Wide Web at http://www.fnatic.com.