Team Vitality is a French eSports organisation founded in August 2013. Fabien Davide and Nicolas Maurer built this team that has several professional gamers and content creators from across Europe and India.
Team Vitality entered its first major tournament of League of Legends in 2016 and since then has become one of the most successful eSports organisations around the world.
Along its journey, the team has had several companies that have partnered up with it, which are detailed in this article.
Orange is a French internet service providing company headquartered in Paris and is the one most involved in Team Vitality since 2018. The contract was signed for one year and then later extended in 2019 to run until 2021.
Orange’s support for Team Vitality’s professional athletes as well as the coordination of various physical activations, notably during competitions or dedicated fairs, are examples of this partnership.
The Orange logo is used for at least 50 members of the Vitality team, giving the brand visibility in all major tournaments.
This partnership has also allowed Orange to equip Vitality‘s Paris offices with fibre internet connection for professional players to train all year round under the best conditions.
In 2017, Adidas entered the eSports world and became the first official supplier of a professional team. This partnership has led to annual collaborations of Adidas products in Team Vitality colours. These creations include customising a console controller and also shoes in the Vitality theme.
Adidas has also been a part of several digital campaigns, and Team Vitality has its own store for Adidas merchandise.
Aldi, a global supermarket chain, partnered with Team Vitality’s LFL, FIFA, and Fortnite teams in 2020. The main aim of the partnership was to implement nutritional programs to help players in their daily training and performances.
The agreement is part of a three-year deal, in which Aldi France’s logo will be prominent on select Team Vitality players’ jerseys.
The partnership between the two was signed through an agency, Agence SEVEN by You First Sports, and is the first time both entities step into unexplored territories.
Corsair is a global leader in the design and manufacturing of high performance equipment for athletes, content creators and PC enthusiasts. Corsair signed a deal with Team Vitality in 2020, and as a part of the agreement, provides all athletes with computer equipment they need to succeed.
MMD, the leading display expert and official licensee of the Philips Monitors brand, has bolstered its eSports presence by becoming the exclusive Official Supplier to Vitality’s FIFA team in 2021. The Philips Momentum product line allows the team’s athletes to improve their performance by delivering high-quality equipment.
Querses is a brand that makes special gaming chairs and is heavily involved in sponsoring various streaming events and eSports teams that include Team Vitality. As part of the deal, Team Vitality gets special edition chairs that are branded in the eSports team’s colours.
Afflelou has been an official supplier of Team Vitality since 2020. This is a partnership created to offer great visibility based on challenges, competitions, and shared success. Through this collaboration, Team Vitality and the Afflelou group hope to raise awareness of the importance of eyesight, both in terms of performance for professional athletes and in terms of public health for casual players.
SCUF gaming was founded in 2011 and supplies high-end accessories and custom gamepads for both consoles and PC. SCUF is the official controller supplier for Vitality‘s FIFA, Rocket League and Fortnite teams.