ASUS ROG announced an extension of ROG Showndown e-tournament in collaboration with Intel till May 17,2020. The gratifying response from professional as well as casual gamers along with fervent participation has led ROG Showdown to the second phase. The remaining two weeks will witness tournaments on popular games like R6 and CS:GO.
ROG Showdown has been receiving international applause with participation of teams like Shattered Lagcy, Red Viperz Gaming, TeO Ignite among others. More than 2500 participants from countries like Sri Lanka, Bangladesh and India are giving each other tough competition. The tournament also went on to host the second largest LOL (league of Legends) Tournament ever played in India. Indian team Filler Cuties won the tournament by defeating Red Viperz Gaming from Bangladesh.The tournament has cumulatively helped to ROG and Intel to connect digitally with an approximate 1 M audience base.
Speaking on the event, Arnold Su, Business Head – Consumer and Gaming PC, SYS Business Group, ASUSIndia, said, “ASUS ROG is thrilled to extend ROG Showdown for two more weeks. I would like to sincerely thank the extensive support of our partners like Gaming Monk, AFK and Sostronk for making the tournament a huge success. We aim to continue to innovate and create a competitive ecosystem in which all fans, teams, organizers, and partners can work together for mutual benefit. I would also take this opportunity to thank all gamers for their enthusiastic participation thus enhancing community engagement.”
Mr. Su also said, “Boosting the immense potential of e-sports as a category, we encourage more and more consumers to participate and sharpen their gaming skills with such tournaments. In the current lockdown scenario, when everyone has a certain fear of uncertainty and anxiety looming over we want to extend our support by providing our audience with the opportunity to connect and enjoy themselves with ROG Showdown!”
The first phase of ROG Showdown featured a series of tournaments that included the most popular games including Counter-Strike: Global Offensive (CS: GO), PUBG PC, Rainbow Six Seige (R6), and League of Legends (LOL). Each tournament saw high participation by individual players and teams from across the globe.
The winners for the tournaments include:
|PUB G PC Squad||Team NLG|
|PUB G PC Squad||Gabru ESports|
|PUB G PC Solo||R0YY|
|Rainbox Six Siege||Quantum G1|
|League of Legends (LOL)||Filler Cuties|
|League of Legends (LOL)||Exulansis ESports|