Pittsburgh Knights Announces Partnership With Zippo

North American esports organization Pittsburgh Knights has announced a partnership with lighter manufacturer Zippo. As part of the agreement, the Zippo logo will appear on the Pittsburgh Knights jersey. In addition, the manufacturer will also partner with a number of players in the organization.

The two companies also announced an exclusive content streak, giveaways and support for the upcoming Pittsburgh Knights Rocket League. Zippo will be the title sponsor of the Knights Rocket League Invitational Winter Bash in late December.

James O'Connor, President of the Pittsburgh Knights:“This partnership with Zippo perfectly reflects the Knights' strong commitment to the esports community and to whoever it is better to rely on than a brand for best-in-class gaming-related products. will allow our team to play confidently, but also give our players a solid edge during the competition. "

Note that Zippo partnered with the Chicago Huntsmen in 2020, as well as NRG's Apex Legends division in 2019.

Along with Zippo, Pittsburgh Knights' commercial portfolio includes PNC Bank, HyperX, Zoomph, SSB and Boost Gaming. The Pennsylvania-based team is backed by NFL franchise owners Pittsburgh Steelers, rapper Wiz Khalifa and hockey player Yevgeny Malkin of the Pittsburgh Penguins.