Paysafecard, one of the global market leaders in prepaid online payment methods and part of Paysafe Group plc, takes another pioneering step into the international world of eSports and the digital entertainment sector. The company has signed a sponsorship deal with a premiere league eSports club for the first time, with G2 ESPORTS.
G2 ESPORTS was founded in November 2013 by Carlos Rodriguez, one of the world’s most famous and successful professional eSport athletes. In just one year, the Madrid-based club has became one of the top five clubs in the world. G2 ESPORTS’ goal is to become the most valuable brand in the international eSports scene.
For paysafecard, the sponsorship deal represents another milestone in the company’s history. Udo Müller, CEO of paysafecard, comments: “2015 saw us sponsor targeted eSports league events. Sponsoring an elite club now underscores even more clearly just how integral the competitive eSports scene and the sportsmanship of the digital world are to us. The high profile and ambition of G2 ESPORTS perfectly complements our own approach of pioneering new industries in pursuit of success.”
Carlos Rodriguez, CEO of G2 ESPORTS, adds: “Partnering up with paysafecard is one of the things we are most proud of in G2. We share the same primal values and principles, and that’s experienced in every action and content piece we partake in together. Furthermore, working with such a powerful endemic brand helps us generate a strong perception in our industry, as paysafecard literally only works with the best. It is hard to find a better partner to share this ambitious journey in eSports with us, and by the looks of it, it seems like we’ll be together for a long, long time.”
Essential to the partnership are the everyday values shared by paysafecard and G2 ESPORTS: professionalism, transparency, integrity, courage and an unwavering commitment to achieve success.
Commenting on the benefits of the partnership for paysafecard customers, Udo Müller adds: “This partnership with G2 ESPORTS allows us to offer the eSports community many exclusive gaming moments. Fans and gamers around the world can look forward to a packed schedule of campaigns, promotions and special offers, as well as meet and greets at a whole range of events. paysafecard is placing gamers and their needs at the heart of its efforts more than ever.”