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G2 Esports, one of the world’s leading entertainment and esports brands, has signed New Era, one of the biggest brands in headwear, as its exclusive headwear partner. G2 has also released its first cap and beanie collection, available for fans to buy, to mark the partnership.

The collection has been designed in collaboration between G2 Esports and New Era and features a mix between essentials and lifestyle items. The collection blends the G2 personality and the iconic G2 samurai logo with traditional New Era design and quality. Fans can purchase the collection from G2 Ecomm, New Era Online, Brick&Mortar retail, New Era’s 3rd party retailers, G2s signed resellers/retailers.

The deal will see New Era and G2 Esports come together to create a series of headwear collections in both core and lifestyle ranges, with various designs and styles of production.

The partnership marks New Era’s most recent foray into the world of esports and further signals the global potential of the esports industry, which has grown exponentially year-on-year. New Era has selected G2 as its latest esports partner due to the reputation for innovation and creativity the brand has developed since its inception and the partnership is the largest for the American headwear brand across Europe.

G2’s latest partnership with New Era indicates how the esports team is making its mark in premier lifestyle, entertainment and apparel. As one of the most successful esports teams, G2 Esports has recently signed global deals with adidas and Ralph Lauren, as the brand cements its position across entertainment and lifestyle.

“New Era is number one in headwear. G2 is number one in gaming. If that’s not a match made in heaven, I don’t know what is. Let’s have some fun,” Carlos ‘ocolete’ Roriguez, CEO of G2 Esports, said.

“New Era has been synonymous with sports for over a century, so a partnership with G2 is a natural as a leader in their field, as we navigate new platforms and audiences,” Laurence Joslin, Brand Director EMEA of New Era, said.