Qualcomm Technologies announced Samsung Electronics has been named the official smartphone partner of the Snapdragon Pro Series. Snapdragon Pro Series competitors at the Mobile Challenge and Mobile Masters levels will exclusively use Samsung Galaxy devices powered by Snapdragon® Mobile Platforms for sanctioned competitions, beginning with the Snapdragon Pro Series Mobile Challenge Finals at DreamHack Valencia.
“We’re committed to bringing high-performance Samsung Galaxy devices powered by Snapdragon to the hands of billions of gamers around the world to promote both camaraderie and competition,” said Stephanie Choi, Executive Vice President and Head of Global Marketing, Samsung. “As the Official Smartphone Partner of the Snapdragon Pro Series, this announcement deepens our existing collaboration with Qualcomm Technologies and is an important next step in our pursuit to advancing mobile technology in the esports world.”
“The collaboration between ESL FACEIT Group, Samsung and Qualcomm Technologies demonstrates our collective dedication to revolutionizing mobile esports through unparalleled accessibility and inclusivity to enable the era of everyone,” said Don McGuire, SVP of Qualcomm Technologies, Inc. and CMO of Qualcomm. “We look forward to showcasing the premium, mobile-first gaming features and superior performance of Samsung Galaxy devices powered by Snapdragon, as the world’s top mobile gamers compete on esports’ biggest international stages.”
ESL FACEIT Group (EFG), the leading provider of competitive games and esports entertainment, has already led the Snapdragon Pro Series to be one of the largest global multi-title mobile esports leagues, emphasizing its priority to democratize competition access for the latest and next generation of passionate mobile players.
“By leveraging industry-leading technology from Samsung and Qualcomm Technologies, EFG will continue to heighten the competitive experience for mobile gamers worldwide,” said Kevin Rosenblatt, SVP Game Ecosystems at ESL FACEIT Group (EFG). “Our collaboration highlights that now more than ever, the phone in your pocket is a gateway to amazing competitive gaming experiences.”