Published on May 3rd, 2016 | by gareth0
ZOWIE is DreamHack Austin 2016 Official eSports Monitor Brand
COSTA MESA, Calif. — May 3, 2016 — BenQ America Corp., a globally renowned LED and gaming monitor expert, today announced that ZOWIE, the company’s eSports brand, is the official monitor sponsor of DreamHack Austin 2016. Making its first-ever stop in North America as part of the DreamHack ZOWIE Open World Tour, the event takes place May 6-8 at the Austin Convention Center. Pro gamers will compete using the XL Series eSports monitors for all PC gaming tournaments. Additionally, ZOWIE extended its partnership to supply its RL eSports console monitors for the Capcom Pro Tour’s Street Fighter V and Pokkén Tournament matches.
The North American eSports market has seen phenomenal growth, attracting millions of gamers and online viewers. Committed to eSports, ZOWIE is pleased to partner with DreamHack to deliver the ultimate pro gaming experience with its XL and RL monitor lines.
“BenQ ZOWIE is created for eSports and eSports only. We believe that gaming is in the experience and whether for PC or console eSports, our understanding of the sports and their fine-tuning needs based on gamers’ usage scenarios, along with a relentless pursuit to create the most professional experience is what drives us to provide the most professional products,” said Lars Yoder, president of BenQ America. “We are confident that our XL and RL monitor line-ups will deliver the performance that professional players are looking for.”
DreamHack Austin 2016 attendees will be able to test-drive the full range of ZOWIE products at booth 135. The complete ZOWIE lineup includes the XL and RL series monitors, SR and TF mousepads, as well as the EC, ZA, FK, and newly released FK1+ mice series. ZOWIE mice fit every particular gaming style with options for right- and left-handed players in addition to ambidextrous ones. As a sneak peek, visitors will also have an opportunity to experience the soon-to-be-released ZOWIE VITAL audio system, an intuitive, driverless device that provides convenient adjustments to improve both sound and audio communication for games.
ZOWIE will also conduct its own Counter-Strike: Global Offensive death match tournament at its booth three times per day each day — noon, 3:00 p.m. and 6:00 p.m. — to give players a chance to win a custom ZOWIE G-SR mousepad.
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