Corsair announced this week the acquisition of the Gamer Sensei platform that offers esports gamers aspiring to become professionals the opportunity to show off their talents. The peripheral maker is expanding its brand portfolio now with an edge in the lucrative esports segment.
“We are excited to add another market leading brand to our gaming portfolio. Corsair is committed to equipping gamers with the best for gaming and helping them play their best. With the addition of Gamer Sensei to the Corsair family, and our recent partnership with Pipeline, we are offering our consumers the training they need to be successful, whether in gaming, streaming or both, “said Andy Paul, Founder and CEO of Corsair .Why Get Coached in Esports?
Gamer Sensei is an online platform where interested players can register and for a price per hour, they will have a personal trainer for the chosen game. Among the titles offered for “coaching” on the platform are:
– Dota 2 and LoL
– CS: GO
– Starcraft 2
– Rocket League
– COD: Warzone
“We are delighted to join forces with Corsair, which shares a similar DNA to Gamer Sensei in terms of innovation, performance and expertise. Corsair has the operational scale that will allow us to introduce the Gamer Sensei learning platform to an even wider audience, to attract new coaches and students, and to help more players who want to take their game to the next level, ”said Joshua Hilton, President by Gamer Sensei.
Corsair did not say how much it paid for Gamer Sensei. The company notes, however, that the platform becomes a subsidiary brand alongside other names such as Elgato, Origin PC, and SCUF Gaming.