COSAIR Acquires SCUF Gaming in Major Move

Nicholas Barth,

December 16, 2019 3:17 AM

Leading gaming peripherals company CORSAIR has announced that is has acquired high-profile controller company SCUF Gaming.

CORSAIR and SCUF Gaming are two of the biggest names when it comes to gaming equipment in the modern video game industry. The high-profile nature of both companies is why the news of CORSAIR officially acquiring SCUF Gaming made plenty of waves when it was revealed on Monday, December 16th. 

According to a press release from CORSAIR, the transaction that will soon have SCUG Gaming as a member of the company's family will be completed in the next 30 days. 

“We are thrilled to greatly expand our portfolio of industry-leading peripherals and enter the gaming controller space to help gamers play at their best,” said the Founder and CEO of CORSAIR, Andy Paul. “SCUF leads the market for performance controllers and is a key ingredient to the success of countless esports professionals. SCUF will make an excellent and winning addition to the vast lineup of award-winning CORSAIR and Elgato products.”

SCUF Gaming controllers allow players to completely customize every aspect of their device to where they can use it exactly how they would like. One example is how players can map any button to any action they would like. The quality of SCUF controllers has been the trademark of the company for many years, evident by the fact that the majority of professional Call of Duty players use SCUF controllers when they are competing for millions of dollars. 

“Over the last ten years, we’ve worked tirelessly to create the features that have made SCUF the preferred controller for the majority of top professional gamers. Controllers are the single most important connection between an individual and their game, becoming an extension of the player to maximize their performance,” said the Founder and CEO of SCUF Gaming, Duncan Ironmonger. “We are delighted to join forces with CORSAIR, who share similar DNA to SCUF with regards to innovation and design in the gaming market. CORSAIR has the operational scale and network to help us bring our innovation to even more gamers.”

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(cover photo courtesy of CORSAIR)



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