Lenovo signs deal with Tom Clancy’s Rainbow Six Siege Pro League Lenovo™ furnishes Tom Clancy’s Rainbow Six Siege Pro League esports LAN events with Lenovo Legion desktops, laptops and monitors in an exclusive global partnership with Ubisoft.The partnership supports Tom Clancy’s Rainbow Six Siege professional players and the game’s enthusiast esports community at these events with Lenovo Legion’s highly awarded performance.Fans are invited to watch the streams and follow Ubisoft and Lenovo Legion on social media for the latest news, sweepstakes and competition highlights. ATLANTIC CITY, NJ – May 17, 2018 – Today Lenovo (HKSE: 992) (ADR: LNVGY) and Ubisoft have announced Lenovo Legion as the official PC and monitor sponsor of Ubisoft’s Tom Clancy’s Rainbow Six Siege Pro League and Majors in an exclusive global partnership. The partnership will extend for the duration of the Rainbow Six Siege Pro League season, from spring 2018 through spring 2019 across North America, EMEA, Asia Pacific and Latin America. Lenovo is providing a range of high-performance gaming hardware that will be put into the hands of some of the world’s most dedicated and skilled Tom Clancy’s Rainbow Six Siege players to push their limits in competition. The partnership also includes co-branding and co-promotion, as well as an invitation for fans to join global giveaway contests and a unique in-game Lenovo Legion charm that can be unlocked through an in-game challenge. Tom Clancy’s Rainbow Six attracts and engages more than 30 million players, and its esports enthusiast fanbase is growing fast: the Six Invitational (SI) 2018 saw a 300 percent increase in viewership versus last year’s SI, with a peak at 321,000 concurrent viewers during its Grand Finale. Lenovo is equipping the Tom Clancy’s Rainbow Six Pro teams with high-performance hardware for the speed and power that professional players demand. The sponsored devices include but are not limited to: the Lenovo Legion Y720 Tower, Lenovo Legion Y720 and Y520 Laptops, and the Lenovo Legion Y25f Gaming Monitor. The Lenovo Legion Y720 Tower, for example, packs enough power to enable high refresh rates for smooth frame rates and high-quality streams and videos for fans to enjoy. The Lenovo Legion Y25f Gaming Monitor completes the experience with 144 Hz refresh rates for sharp, high-quality images that bring out incredible in-game details during epic plays. Lenovo Legion PCs and monitors will showcase next during Tom Clancy’s Rainbow Six Pro League Season 7 Finals, taking place at Harrah's® Resort Atlantic City Hotel & Casino on May 19 to 20. These finals will include two teams from each of the four regions represented: Asia-Pacific, Europe, Latin America and North America. For more information about Tom Clancy’s Rainbow Six Pro League, please visit http://www.rainbow6.com/esports and follow us @R6ProLeague on Twitter®. Fans can also follow all the high-powered action via @LenovoLegion on Twitter, Facebook™, YouTube™, Instagram® and on Twitch™. Quotes “Forming partnerships is an important part of Lenovo’s gaming strategy. With Ubisoft, we share a deep commitment in supporting the professional esports community and gaming fanbase,” said Jeff Meredith, Senior Vice President and General Manager of Lenovo’s Consumer PCs and Smart Devices. “Combining Lenovo’s consumer technology expertise with Ubisoft’s competitive and immersive content was a natural fit to offer gaming enthusiasts a best-in-class gaming and viewing experience.” “The signing of this key partnership with Lenovo Legion is a clear signal that the Tom Clancy’s Rainbow Six Pro League is reaching maturity, now attracting major partners while continuously growing,” said Geoffroy Sardin, Senior Vice President Sales and Marketing, Ubisoft EMEA. “We cannot wait to unfold the extent of this partnership during our key events throughout the year, for instance at the Six Major Paris this August.” About Lenovo Lenovo (HKSE: 992) (ADR: LNVGY) is a US$43 billion global Fortune 500 company and a leader in providing innovative consumer, commercial, and data center technology. Our portfolio of high-quality, secure products and services covers PCs (including the legendary Think and Yoga brands), workstations, servers, storage, networking, software (including ThinkSystem and ThinkAgile solutions), smart TVs and a family of mobile products like smartphones (including the Motorola brand), tablets and apps. Join us on LinkedIn, follow us on Facebook or Twitter (@Lenovo) or visit us at http://www.lenovo.com/. About Tom Clancy's Rainbow Six Siege and Ubisoft
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