“Play to win”.Now is the time to take this phrase literally. In collaboration with Intel and PUBG corporation, HP has launched the inaugural Omen by HP – Challenger Series Tournament, a PUBG gaming competition for players in the Asia Pacific and Japan.HP says that it is expecting over 3,000 PUBG players from the APJ region will fight it out to win from a prize pool of $50,000.
The amateur tournament is open to PUBG gamers across Malaysia, Singapore, Thailand, Indonesia, India, Japan, China, South Korea, Australia and New Zealand. There is a US$50,000 (RM205,175) prize pool up for the winners. It promises more customisable options for any gamer to look for the ultimate gaming experience.
PUBG, the high-intensity battle royale game from PUBG Corporation where 100 players battle it out to be the last person standing, has won the hearts of gaming enthusiasts thereby becoming a global gaming phenomenon with over 400 million players across all platforms worldwide.
Foo Siew Ting, the head of Personal Systems Marketing, HP Asia-Pacific & Japan said, “HP continuously pushes boundaries to develop the latest cutting-edge and comprehensive portfolio of OMEN gaming devices to fuel the passion, excitement and competitive spirit of gamers. Beyond developing groundbreaking technologies, our collaborations with the likes of PUBG Corporation are pivotal for developing deeper connections within the gaming community and evolving the landscape together.”
Ajay Mohan, the director of Marketing, Intel Asia-Pacific & Japan said,”With close to 1.5 billion gamers now gaming on PCs, Intel is continuously pushing the boundaries to deliver the best eSports and gaming experience to this rapidly growing market. Intel has a long history of success in eSports and gaming and being a part of OMEN Challenger Series with HP and PUBG demonstrates our continued commitment to this space,”