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Soccer Player Raphaël Varane Joins HyperX as Brand Ambassador

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HyperX,
the gaming division of Kingston
Technology Company Inc.
, today announced the signing of French
professional soccer player Raphaël Varane as a HyperX Gaming Brand
Ambassador. Varane plays for the French national team and won his fourth
UEFA Champions League trophy in 2018 at 25 years old, making him the
youngest player in history to win the competition four times.

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Soccer player Raphaël Varane joins HyperX as brand ambassador. (Photo: Business Wire)

Soccer player Raphaël Varane joins HyperX as brand ambassador. (Photo: Business Wire)

When not on the pitch, Varane is an eager gamer, playing a variety of
FPS and sporting games. With his signing, he joins the growing HyperX
family of international ambassadors and devoted gamers such as German
international soccer player, Marco Reus, Tottenham and England soccer
player, Dele Alli, award-winning artist Post Malone, and legendary
Twitch streamer, Shroud.

“I am thrilled to become part of the HyperX family and to join this
amazing group of talented ambassadors. HyperX has some exciting projects
planned for 2019, and it is great to be part of this brand and
community,” said Varane. “Gaming is a part of my everyday life; it helps
me disconnect when I’m not training or playing, and I’m excited I’m
therefore thrilled to be representing a brand in this space with such
quality products.”

As part of the deal signed with HyperX, Varane will be featured in a
range of marketing and branding campaigns planned by the company for
2019 and 2020.

“With the recent announcement of Marco Reus as brand ambassador and now
Raphaël Varane, the HyperX family continues to expand. We want to show
that no matter which platform you use to game; mobile, PC or console, we
are all gamers,” said Paul Leaman, vice president, HyperX EMEA. “This is
just the beginning of 2019, with lots of announcements to come during
this year, to help develop the HyperX brand and grow our business.”

HyperX is an avid supporter of esports and the wider gaming community,
having developed high-performance PC gaming products for over 16 years.
HyperX recently expanded its award-winning line-up of PC peripherals to
focus on console gamers with the launch of their licensed gaming headset
products.

About HyperX

HyperX is the gaming division of Kingston Technology Company, Inc., the
world’s largest independent memory manufacturer, with the goal of
providing gamers, PC builders, PC, console and mobile power users with
high-performance components. For 16 years, the HyperX mission has been
to develop gaming products for all types of gamers – high-speed memory,
solid state drives, headsets, keyboards, mice, charging accessories for
console players, USB flash drives, and mousepads – to the gaming
community and beyond. The award-winning HyperX brand in known for
consistently delivering products that deliver superior comfort,
aesthetics, performance, and reliability. HyperX gear is the choice of
celebrity ambassadors, pro gamers, tech enthusiasts, and overclockers
worldwide because it meets the most stringent product specifications and
is built with best-in-class components. HyperX has shipped over 60
million memory modules and 7 million gaming headsets worldwide.

Join the global #HyperXFamily at facebook.com/hyperxcommunity, learn how
HyperX products can enhance your console experience and boost
performance for both you and your PC, console or mobile device at
hyperxgaming.com. Whatever your skill level, whatever genres you play,
we embrace all gaming enthusiasts everywhere with our core belief — We’re
All Gamers
.

Website: http://www.hyperxgaming.com/
Twitter: https://twitter.com/HyperX
Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/hyperx/
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YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/user/kingstonhyperx

Editor’s Note: For additional information or executive
interviews, please contact Mark Tekunoff, Kingston Technology Company,
Inc. 17600 Newhope Street, Fountain Valley, CA USA 92708,
714-438-2791(Voice). Press images can be found in Kingston’s press room here.

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