APAC / Issue 7 2018 25 , Leading gaming headset and audio accessory brand Turtle Beach, recently announced another significant partnership as the official audio partner for Australian esports organization Tainted Minds, furthering the company’s global esports expansion. The new partnership will see all Tainted Minds’ pro gaming teams and players using Turtle Beach’s Elite Pro line of professional gaming audio equipment, as well as other Turtle Beach gear and accessories. Tainted Minds currently fields competitive teams across a variety of games, including Call of Duty®, Counter Strike: Global Offensive, Fortnite, Rocket League, PUBG, and FIFA 18. “This is a significant step as we continue growing our global esports presence by Turtle Beach Partners with Australian esports Organisation to Expand Global Presence Turtle BeachpartnerswithAustralian esports organizationTaintedMinds to further expand global esports presence. partnering with more top teams in key international markets, and we’re thrilled that prominent organizations like Tainted Minds continue to choose the Elite Pro,” said Juergen Stark, CEO, Turtle Beach Corporation. “Tainted Minds are a force to be reckoned with, in Australia and increasingly around the world, and we’re happy to provide them the best gaming audio gear available to help them build upon their successes.” Earlier this month, Tainted Minds had a great run at CWL Anaheim where they finished 7th overall, and the team is currently competing at CWL Pro League Stage 2 in Columbus, Ohio for a share of the $700,000 prize pool. Additionally, Tainted Minds’ CS:GO team is getting ready for their next competition – the FACEIT Minor Championship taking place next month in London. “We’re extremely excited to be working alongside Turtle Beach, one of the most recognizable brands in the video game industry and a leader in performance-driven esports equipment,” said Nick Bobir, CEO of Tainted Minds. “Turtle Beach not only supports our professional teams and content creators, but also shares our same level of passion for gaming and esports, we’re looking forward to working together through 2018 and beyond.” Turtle Beach’s Elite Pro line defines the future of esports gaming audio equipment, delivering best-in-class audio performance for game sound and team chat, plus innovative comfort-driven technologies to ensure players stay comfortable and cool under pressure. Ultimate esports performance, ultimate comfort, and the ultimate esports audio setup designed to help you dominate the competition…this is Elite Pro!