ZOWIE Asia eXTREMESLAND 2018 – Indian LAN Finals were held on September 8-9 at the LXG Gaming Café, Bengaluru, India’s prominent gaming lounge. The LAN finale concluded with a nail biting battle between OpTic India and Entity Gaming with OpTic India emerging as the final winner. The winner OpTic India wins an all-expense paid trip to Shanghai and a chance to win the coveted prize pool of USD 100,000.
Unlike the first two editions of the competition, with this year’s Extremesland, Zowie expanded the competition a step further with four Offline qualifiers which took place in Gaming Zones at Mumbai, Hyderabad, Bhubaneswar, and Jaipur, following the online qualifier. The four finalists of the ZOWIE Asia eXTREMESLAND 2018 – Indian Qualifiers were OpTic India, Entity Gaming, Team Brutality and Slaughter Rage Army. This year’s tournament witnessed commendable gameplay and all four teams from the LAN event were awarded with ZOWIE gaming gears like Mice, Keyboards, Audio Systems, Mouse pads and CAMADES. Mr. Rajeev Singh, Managing Director of BenQ India Pvt. Ltd, presented the winner, OpTic India with the tickets to Shanghai along with Zowie gaming gears.
eXTREMESLAND is a unique tournament which provides a platform to the best e-sports talent in India to showcase their potential and compete at APAC level. The finale will be held in Shanghai on October 18-21 where 16 best teams from around APAC will compete for a prize of USD 100,000.
Commenting on the finale, Mr. Rajeev Singh, Managing Director of BenQ India said, “Over the years, the eSport Gaming industry is steadily growing and looking at the level of participation this year in the tournament is a proof that the eSports industry in India is booming and gaining mass popularity across the world.”
Alongside the finale, ZOWIE exclusive product experience was set up throughout the local qualifiers for the players and visitors which gave them an opportunity to get their hands on ZOWIE eSports monitors and gaming gears. The experience zone showcased:
– Zowie XL2546, a 240Hz e-sports monitor which features native 1ms response time, DyAc technology, Colour Vibrance and Black Equalizer that guarantees the smoothest and the most responsive gameplay experience.
– Celeritas II keyboard, which allows players to avoid double key presses is another addition to ZOWIE’s range of premium gaming hardware that the players got a chance to experience first-hand.
EC1-B CSGO Edition & EC2-B CSGO edition mouse: ZOWIE gaming mice EC1-B and EC2-B come equipped with the 3360 sensor, providing gamers with a different mouse-tracking feel. These new gaming mice are aimed at competitive gamers and eSports fans.
BenQ’s eSports brand, ZOWIE also announced its collaboration with eXTREMESLAND as the title sponsor at the beginning of the qualifiers in August 2018. With ZOWIE Asia eXTREMESLAND tournament, ZOWIE provided an opportunity to new teams and unspoken talents to make their mark in an easily accessible, open format tournament with its wide range of e-sports monitors and gaming gears. ZOWIE focuses all of its efforts in providing the best performance for pro- gamers while considering each player’s preference and comfort, as ZOWIE understands the importance of personal preference in professional esports product matters. All the matches of ZOWIE Asia eXTREMESLAND 2018 were played on the award winning BenQ ZOWIE XL2546 monitor.