Dignitas Announces Secretlab as the Official Gaming Chair Partner of The Verizon VCT Game Changers Main Event
LOS ANGELES, CA – JUNE 25, 2021 - Dignitas, the esports vertical of New Meta Entertainment Inc. (NME), today announces it has named Secretlab as the Official Gaming Chair Partner of the upcoming all-women’s Verizon VCT Game Changers Main Event, taking place June 24 - 27, 2021. North America’s top eight women’s teams will compete for a share of the $50,000 prize pool and Championship title.
As part of the partnership, Secretlab will be the presenting partner of each “Flawless” that occurs throughout the main event and will provide chairs for all casters and on-air hosts. Additionally, Secretlab will be participating in a giveaway, where one fan will be able to win their award winning ‘Secretlab 2020 OMEGA Stealth’ chair.
We are so excited to have Secretlab as an official partner of this event. We are thrilled to bring on a partner that shares our passion and commitment to elevating women in esports.
We could not be prouder to join forces with Riot Games and Dignitas -- the biggest champions of this inconspicuous community, in becoming inclusive in VALORANT and supporting them with the same top-notch experience enjoyed by VALORANT Global Esports tournaments
You can watch the entire Main Event of Verizon VCT Game Changers NA presented by Dignitas exclusively on Twitch, June 24 – 27 here:
Established in 2014, Secretlab has redefined what people think of when it comes to gaming chairs. Driven by extensive research, development, and cutting-edge engineering, Secretlab’s award-winning chairs are the top choice of the world’s premier gaming tournaments, championship-winning teams and over 1,000,000 users worldwide. Today, Secretlab’s proprietary technology and design innovations continue to push the boundaries in ergonomic comfort and the science of sitting, winning over 40 Editor’s Choice and Best Hardware Awards from leading international publications and reviewers.
ABOUT VERIZON VCT GAME CHANGERS, PRESENTED BY DIGNITAS
VALORANT Champions Tour (VCT) Game Changers is a year-long program with the goal of creating new opportunities and exposure for women and marginalized genders seeking to participate in VALORANT esports, through a combination of community events and top-tier competition.
Verizon VCT Game Changers NA presented by Dignitas consists of a Double GSL open qualifier (June 19 - 20) and double elimination main event (June 24 - 27). Eight teams will advance from the open qualifiers to compete in the main event, which will feature best-of-three matches until the grand final, which will be a best-of-five showdown. In addition to first-place prize money, winners will receive commemorative apparel and posters, courtesy of Dignitas.
ABOUT NEW META ENTERTAINMENT AND DIGNITAS
Since its formation in 2003, Dignitas has established itself as one of the most successful esports organizations in the world, amassing 18 World Championships across multiple gaming titles. In September 2016, Dignitas was acquired by the NBA's Philadelphia 76ers of Harris Blitzer Sports & Entertainment (HBSE), a diverse, global portfolio of sports and entertainment franchises and properties that includes the 76ers, the NHL's New Jersey Devils and more. Dignitas is the esports organization within New Meta Entertainment, Inc. (NME), a new media sports and entertainment company founded in May 2019 by an investor group that includes HBSE, Fertitta Entertainment, Susquehanna International Group and Delaware North, among others. Dignitas currently fields seven teams in five of esports' largest and most popular games: League of Legends, Counter-Strike: Global Offensive, Valorant, Playerunknown's Battlegrounds (PUBG) and Rocket League. With content studios and player wellness facilities in Greater New York City and Los Angeles, and infrastructure in Europe, Dignitas is a global leader dedicated to esports athletes, digital influencers and entertainment game-changers.