Der sker virkelig ting og sager hos CPL her for tiden. For en lille uges tid siden blev BenQ præsenteret som ny sponsor, og for blot to dagen siden kom det frem, at Cohesion Productions har sikret sig rettighederne til at lave en TV dokumentar om CPL.
I går var der så igen nyt fra CPL, de kunne nemlig annoncere, at de har fået ny hovedsponsor i form af AMD. AMD, der er af verdens førende udbydere af microprocessor løsninger til det elektroniske marked, vil komme til at fungere som hovedsponsor for alle CPL events rundt omkring i verden, heriblandt CPL Winter Championships. I den rolle skal de blandt andet hjælpe med at udvide CPL, så de kommer rundt i alle verdenshjørner.
CPL har udsendt følgende pressemeddelse angående annonceringen af den nye hovedsponsor:
Tuesday, April 25, 2006 - Dallas, Texas, USA - The Cyberathlete Professional League (CPL) is proud to announce that Advanced Micro Devices (AMD) has become the Worldwide Lead Title Sponsor of the league.
AMD, a leading global provider of innovative microprocessor solutions for computing, communications and consumer electronics markets, will be the lead title sponsor of CPL's worldwide tournaments and also the primary sponsor of the Winter Championships.
“We are very excited that AMD is able to team-up with us as the event's lead title sponsor and help expand CPL's worldwide reach," said Angel Munoz, Founder and President of the CPL. “ AMD is a fantastic addition to all of the companies now sponsoring our sport and we look forward to a long relationship with them. This new collaboration should help further highlight AMD's cutting-edge technologies that have made them the top choice of gamers worldwide."
"AMD is proud to be the lead title sponsor of the CPL and demonstrate our long-term commitment to pro-gaming as well as gamers in general," said Leslie Sobon, director, product & brand management, desktop division, AMD. “AMD Athlon™ 64 FX dual-core processors are designed to give professional gamers the performance that takes their game to a new level. Through our technology leadership AMD drives competition, giving champions the power to win."
The Cyberathlete Professional League® (CPL) is the most recognized name in professional computer game competitions. Launched in 1997, the CPL is also the world's first professional videogames league.
Mere information kan findes på nedenstående links. Her kan man også læse mere om de andre nye tiltag som CPL har introduceret, heriblandt annonceringen af en ny TV dokumentar om CPL.