TAIPEI, TAIWAN, March 11th, 2014 – BenQ, a world-leading human technology and solutions provider and professional gaming monitor pioneer, is proud to announce today that it will be supporting the world’s best League of Legends and StarCraft II players professional gamers at the Intel Extreme Masters (IEM) Season 8 Global Finals for the most epic world championship tournament as the official monitor sponsor for the third consecutive year. The company will be providing 107 XL2420T and 65 XL2411T models to this highly anticipated event, which will take place from 13th to 16th March 2014 in Spodek Arena in Katowice Poland. It will also be making a formal introduction of the all-new XL2720Z to the professional gamers and gaming fans from all over the world at its consumer experience booth.
“The Intel Extreme Masters World Championship will be our 19th event with BenQ as a partner,” stated Michael 'Carmac' Blicharz, Director of Pro Gaming at ESL. “It's testament to the cutting-edge quality of the monitors that meet the strictest demands of the world's best professional gamers, already three seasons in a row.”
“We feel truly privileged to join the world’s best gamers once again at the IEM 8 finals. You become a part of this amazing endeavor and grow tremendously in the process,” said Peter Huang, EVP and General Manager of BenQ Technology Product Center. “Our role as the official monitor sponsor has never stopped driving us to push harder for developing better monitors for gamers. We aim to bring something new to the game each and every time, and this time around, we have the 27” XL2720Z to be showcased at our booth. Come check it out: the world’s first gaming monitor with Motion Blur Reduction Technology. It is truly amazing.”
BenQ has readied its consumer experience booth for gamers and visitors to experience firsthand groundbreaking display innovations and feel the true spirit of “Gaming Is in the Details”, the core design philosophy of its gaming line. Organized into two major areas, the booth provides a side-by-side comparison of two XL2720Z models on the one side to demonstrate the Motion Blur Reduction advantage and several stations on the other to showcase each featured product highlights of the 27” monitor. Designed to bring seamless fluidity and striking visual clarity to FPS action-oriented gaming, the XL2720Z is word’s first monitor to include all the exclusive visual enhancement innovations, offering gamers the reaction time advantage they seek to defeat their enemies. New features to be experienced at the booth includes:
Motion Blur Reduction – Uniquely designed with the consideration of the resolution, response time and refresh rate for an ultra-smooth, free-of-blur FPS gaming experience
Low Blue Light – Designed to minimize the harmful blue spectrum light with various adjustable low blue light levels for the better protection of gamers’ eyes
Gaming-comfort Flicker-Free Technology – Developed with pro gamers’ collaboration to eliminate flickering at all brightness levels and reduce eye fatigue
Display Pilot – Newly upgraded to enable on-screen display adjustments and direct access to the Game Mode Loader feature