COSTA MESA, Calif. — Aug. 8, 2016 — ZOWIE, BenQ's eSports brand, announced today its RL2460 is the official tournament monitor for the Major League Gaming (MLG) Orlando Open, Aug. 5-7 at the Loews Royal Pacific Resort at Universal Studios Orlando in Orlando, Florida. The MLG Orlando Open will feature up to 96 amateur teams and 12 North American Call of Duty® World League (CWL) teams competing head-to-head in Call of Duty®: Black Ops III on PlayStation®. The event introduces professional tournament console players to the ZOWIE-branded RL monitor series—the first in the product line for the brand. Players can expect the reliability and performance from the ZOWIE console eSports monitor line that has established BenQ as the choice for leagues, tournaments and pros.
As part of the Call of Duty MLG Orlando Open, players compete for a prize pool of $100,000 and can earn 2,500 CWL Pro Points as a chance to qualify for the highly anticipated Call of Duty Championship later in the year. The North American eSports teams competing include: OpTic Gaming, Rise Nation, FaZe Clan, Luminosity Gaming, Team eLevate, Team EnVyUs, compLexity Gaming, Team SoloMid, H2k-Gaming, Dream Team, Cloud9 and Hundred Thieves.
"We are excited to unveil our ZOWIE RL2460 monitor at the MLG Orlando Open to the best professional Call of Duty teams in North America," said Ronald Kim with eSports marketing at BenQ America Corp.
The ZOWIE RL2460 is fine-tuned to provide an exceptional console gaming experience with lag-free technology and real-time response for FPS, fighting and sports games. Competitors are armed with features like Black eQualizer to increase the visibility in dark scenes, and a one-touch height-adjustable stand easily and quickly customizes the display to the player's preference. With BenQ's ZeroFlicker™ and Low Blue Light technologies, gamers can practice and play for hours on end with reduced eyestrain. The monitors’ light-absorbing frame also minimizes reflective glare from the screen.
Tickets are now on sale for the MLG Orlando Open. For more information, visit MLG.tv/Orlando. For the latest intel on the Call of Duty World League, presented by PlayStation4, stay tuned on www.callofduty.com/esports/.
More information on ZOWIE by BenQ products is available at www.ZOWIEDirect.com.
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ZOWIE is a brand dedicated to developing professional eSports equipment. In 2015, ZOWIE was acquired by BenQ Corp. to continue the focus and passion in creating products that enhance the experience of gamers.
About BenQ America Corp.
The BenQ digital lifestyle brand stands for "Bringing Enjoyment and Quality to Life," fusing lifestyle with technology, enjoyment with productivity and aesthetic design with purpose-built engineering. It is this mantra that has made BenQ the No. 1-selling projector brand powered by TI DLP® technology in The Americas(1). BenQ America Corp. offers an extensive line of visual display and presentation solutions that incorporate the very latest technologies. The company delivers a broad range of Colorific™ projectors, ZOWIE eSports monitors and gear, monitors featuring Eye-Care technologies, interactive large-format displays, mobile audio products, cloud consumer products and lifestyle lighting for any application and market — home, gaming, eSports, education, enterprise, government, house of worship, digital signage, A/V and IT — with cutting-edge models that lead the industry in performance, reliability, environmental sustainability and aesthetics. Whether it's interactive projectors or flat panels for classrooms, full HD 3D projectors for home theaters, short-throw projectors for boardrooms, digital signage in retail spaces or LED backlit monitors for eSports, BenQ continues to defy the limits of digital displays. The company's products are available across North America through leading value-added distributors, resellers and retailers. More information is available at www.BenQ.us.
(1) Based upon 2016Q1 data from the Quarterly Projector Shipment and Forecast Report from PMA Research
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