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BenQ’s New eSports Brand ZOWIE is the Official Monitor Sponsor for UMG in 2016
Posted on Friday, February 12, 2016
BenQ’s New eSports Brand ZOWIE is the Official Monitor Sponsor for UMG in 2016 BenQ America Corp., a globally renowned LED and gaming monitor expert, today announced that ZOWIE, the company’s new eSports brand, will be the official monitor sponsor for UMG Gaming in 2016. ZOWIE will supply the professional RL Series gaming monitors for the UMG South Carolina tournament being held Feb. 12-14 at the Myrtle Beach Convention Center in Myrtle Beach, South Carolina. With blazing-fast response times for exceptional monitor performance, these highly acclaimed displays will ensure that competitors enjoy the best possible experience during long hours of action-packed game play.

BenQ has been a proud sponsor of UMG Gaming since 2014, with ZOWIE becoming the official sponsor in 2016. Competitors at the UMG South Carolina event will face off in Call of Duty®: Black Ops team play for a $100,000 prize pool.

“With ZOWIE, BenQ is dedicated to bringing out the very best for eSports professionals — to help them conquer,” said Ronald Kim, eSports marketing at BenQ America Corp. “By again equipping UMG Gaming with our tournament-grade RL Series monitors, we are expecting another amazing season!”

At UMG South Carolina, competitors will battle it out on the RL Series monitors that are specifically optimized for first-person shooter (FPS) console games such as Call of Duty: Black Ops, MOBA-style games, and popular fighting games. Featuring innovations developed from gamers’ feedback, ZOWIE eSports gaming monitors offer striking visual clarity, seamless motion fluidity, and better viewing comfort for prolonged hours of competitive play. The displays’ Eye Care technology allows gamers to experience fast, flicker-free viewing that’s essential to gaming with speed, comfort, and control. The RL Series, along with the XL Series (PC) eSports gaming monitors, both bring ultra-fast refresh rates and quick 1-ms GTG response times for faster pixel rates, giving players the best experience for winning.

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