DreamHack and DTS Enter Partnership for 2020

DTS to Become Official Partner for DreamHack Masters and DreamHack Open

STOCKHOLM — DreamHack, the premier gaming lifestyle festival, and DTS, a world-renowned audio solutions brand, today announced a new partnership focused on DreamHack’s Counter-Strike: Global Offensive (CS:GO) tournaments DreamHack Masters and DreamHack Open. The partnership, which began during DreamHack Anaheim in February 2020, will run through the rest of the year, including the upcoming DreamHack Atlanta and DreamHack Winter festivals.

“It is always amazing to create new partnerships with fellow innovators in this industry,” said DreamHack Co-CEO Roger Lodewick. “Just as DreamHack is proud to be a pioneer in the growth and development of the esports industry over the last 25 years,  DTS has been inventing and delivering audio solutions for mobile devices, home theater systems, cinema and beyond in a similar time frame. All of us at DreamHack are excited to maximize this partnership to the benefit of our audiences.” 

"DTS is incredibly excited for our global partnership with the iconic premier gaming event leader, Dreamhack," said Sam Keene, Director, Digital Marketing for Xperi. "This collaboration will provide unique online and offline experiences for our passionate community of gamers as well as first-in-class opportunities for us around esports competitions. We're thrilled to grow with Dreamhack and look forward to building an incredible partnership together!"     

The DreamHack Masters Spring tournament began on Tuesday, May 19, 2020, and will feature 16 of the best Counter-Strike: Global Offensive (CS:GO) teams in the world competing for a share of the $300,000 prize pool. 

DreamHack Open Summer tournament will begin in July 2020 and will be a combined online DreamHack Open stop featuring four regional tournaments and a total prize pool of $300,000.

For the past year, DTS has focused on elevating the conversation around audio in gaming, delivering technology that plays a crucial role in the video gaming and streaming experience. With the goal of creating meaningful opportunities for streamers and audiences alike, DTS will continue to expand its footprint within gaming, rolling out further partnerships and opportunities.

DTS MEDIA CONTACT:
Kat Jones, Motiv PR
+1.760.362.3873 | kjones@motivpr.com 

ABOUT DTS
Since 1993, DTS  has been dedicated to making the world sound better. Through its innovative audio solutions for mobile devices, home theater systems, cinema and beyond, DTS provides incredibly high-quality, immersive and engaging audio experiences to listeners everywhere. Now, DTS is also delivering world-class imaging and sensing technologies as well.

DTS is part of Xperi Corporation (Nasdaq: XPER).  Xperi Corporation invents, develops, and delivers technologies that enable extraordinary experiences. Xperi technologies make entertainment more entertaining and smart devices smarter. Xperi solutions are licensed by hundreds of leading global partners and have shipped in billions of products. For more information, please visit www.xperi.com.

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DreamHack is all about entertainment for the digital generation. Founded in 1994 as a BYOC LAN party, DreamHack grew over 25 years to a global phenomenon as the digital festival for today’s youth, hosted throughout Europe and North America. DreamHack festivals feature multiple esports competitions, live music, exhibitions, creative competitions, LAN party, cosplay and much more. DreamHack helped pioneer esports and continues to be one of the largest global producers of esports content. Millions of viewers tune in from all over the world to watch DreamHack broadcasts every year. DreamHack events welcomed more than 345,000 visitors in 2019. More information is available at dreamhack.com. DreamHack is part of leading international digital entertainment group MTG. More information at mtg.com.

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Just as DreamHack is proud to be a pioneer in the growth and development of the esports industry over the last 25 years, DTS has been inventing and delivering audio solutions for mobile devices, home theater systems, cinema and beyond in a similar time frame. All of us at DreamHack are excited to maximize this partnership to the benefit of our audiences.
Roger Lodewick, Co-CEO, DreamHack
This collaboration will provide unique online and offline experiences for our passionate community of gamers as well as first-in-class opportunities for us around esports competitions. We're thrilled to grow with Dreamhack and look forward to building an incredible partnership together!
Sam Keene, Director, Digital Marketing, Xperi