Taiwanese tech large Benq, below its esports centric sub-brand Zowie, collaborated with eXtremesland to announce the ZOWIE Asia eXtremesland match in August 2018. After profitable qualifiers, two group—Optic India and Entity Gaming India, made it to the Counter-Strike: Go LAN finale match held on September ninth in Bengaluru.
Whereas ZOWIE is understood for its aggressive gaming gears for eSports athletes, eXtremesland is an esports match which gives a platform to the most effective e-sports expertise within the nation to showcase their potential and compete at APAC stage.
The collaboration aimed to advertise the booming esports and PC gaming tradition within the nation and assist it attain past the borders by selling native expertise and neighborhood. In contrast to the earlier tournaments, Zowie expanded the competitors with 4 offline qualifiers which happened in Mumbai, Hyderabad, Bhubaneswar, and Jaipur, following the net qualifier.
The highest 4 qualifying groups—OpTic India, Entity Gaming, Workforce Brutality and Slaughter Rage Military—had been additionally awarded Zowie gaming gears like Mice, Keyboards, Audio Methods, Mouse pads and CAMADES.
The LAN finale concluded with a neck to neck gun-fight between Optic India and Entity Gaming with Optic India conquering the profitable title. The winner Optic India wins an all-expense paid journey to Shanghai and an opportunity to win the coveted prize pool of USD 100,000.
Zowie additionally showcased their esports product portfolio on the venue. It included their high of the road XL2546 e-sports monitor that claims 1ms native response time with 240Hz refresh price for clean gameplays even with most graphic grasping titles. It’s the similar monitor that was utilized by all of the groups throughout the match. Apart this, there have been another professional gaming merchandise just like the Celeritas II keyboard, EC1-B CSGO and EC2-B CSGO gaming mouse, and different high of the road Zowie merchandise.
On the occasion, Mr Rajeev Singh, MD Benq India advised TechRadar that “Zowie is about esports, it’s not nearly gaming. It’s targeted on avid gamers who’re prepared to get into aggressive gaming or are already into it. Which means, the merchandise will not be about aesthetics and they don’t seem to be made to look good. As a substitute, they’re about core efficiency for skilled gaming.”