Turtle Beach Announces New Multi-Year Partnership With Champion Esports Powerhouse Team WaR

WHITE PLAINS, N.Y.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Leading gaming headset and audio accessory brand Turtle Beach (NASDAQ: HEAR) today announced it has renewed and extended its partnership with the popular Call of Duty Challenger team, Team WaR. Team WaR rose to popularity following the group’s debut as a professional competitive Call of Duty team in 2017. Years later and with a multitude of significant victories to their name, Team WaR has become a fulltime professional esports and gaming entertainment organization with their sights set on future championship trophies. In August 2020, Turtle Beach became Team WaR’s first gaming accessory partner, and this new multi-year agreement extends the relationship for 2021 and beyond. Team WaR will continue using Turtle Beach’s Elite Pro 2 gaming headsets, as well as the just launched Recon 500 multiplatform gaming headset.


Team WaR has been a great partner for Turtle Beach and represents all that we strive to deliver in our products – precision, dedication, skilled strategists, and commitment to success,” said Ryan Dell, SVP of Global Marketing at Turtle Beach. “It’s exciting to be a part of the team’s growth and it is all-the-more inspiring when working with athletes that have high talent and high character. Team WaR embodies who we want to work with, and we’re pleased to continue to have them as a part of the Turtle Beach family.”

Team WaR started competing in 2017. The team quickly climbed to prominence by upsetting top teams at CoD Champs 2019 and became the most dominant team in the Challengers Division in 2020 – winning 12 out of 18 tournaments in that season alone. They cemented their ascendancy when they won the inaugural Challengers Division Championship in 2020. Led by Kevin Pichardo, CEO, the team’s ultimate goal is to win a record number of championships for their fans, all while having fun in the process.

“Turtle Beach makes us a better team, and their gear, along with their genuine support, have been integral to our performance,” said Kevin Pichardo. “We are honored to continue and expand our partnership, and we are excited to reach even higher levels with Turtle Beach at our side in all of our upcoming competitions.”

In 2021’s CDL Challengers Division, Team WaR dominates on the digital battlefields with Angel “envdiaN” Miranda, Alejandro “Luckyy7” Lopez Moreno, Juan Antonio “JurNiii” Gonzales Munos, and Adrian “MeTTalZz” Serrano Martinez.

For more on Team WaR’s latest achievements, check them out on Instagram, Twitter, and Twitch. For more information on the latest Turtle Beach products and accessories, visit www.turtlebeach.com and be sure to follow Turtle Beach on TikTok, Twitter, Instagram, and Facebook.

About Turtle Beach Corporation

Turtle Beach Corporation (www.turtlebeachcorp.com) is one of the world’s leading gaming accessory providers. The Turtle Beach brand (www.turtlebeach.com) is known for pioneering first-to-market features and patented innovations in high-quality, comfort-driven headsets for all levels of gamer, making it a fan-favorite brand and the market leader in console gaming audio for the last decade. Turtle Beach’s ROCCAT brand (www.roccat.com) combines detail-loving German innovation with a genuine passion for designing the best PC gaming products. Under the ROCCAT brand, Turtle Beach creates award-winning keyboards, mice, headsets, mousepads, and other PC accessories. Turtle Beach’s Neat Microphones brand (www.neatmic.com) creates high-quality USB and analog microphones for gamers, streamers, and professionals that embrace cutting-edge technology and design. Turtle Beach’s shares are traded on the Nasdaq Exchange under the symbol: HEAR.

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Contacts

North America
Eric Nielsen
Step 3 Public Relations
202.276.5357
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MacLean Marshall
Sr. Director, Public Relations &
Brand Communications
Turtle Beach Corporation
858.914.5093
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Investor Information:
Cody Slach
Gateway Investor Relations
949.574.3860
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Europe
Jessica Albiston
Sr. Marketing Communications Manager
Turtle Beach Germany GMBH
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Keith Hennessey
Sr. Director, Communications &
Partnerships – International
Turtle Beach
+ 44 (0) 1256 678350
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