Launching the AOC Masters Tournament for VALORANT – join the action

October 15, 2020 - 11:28
Launching the AOC Masters Tournament for VALORANT – join the action

Epic esports event will see teams pitting their skills against each other to capture the regional final prize pool of US$40,000 up for grabs in the grand final set for December


HONG KONG, CHINA - Media OutReach - 15 October 2020 - AOC, a world leader in gaming monitors*, is launching the 'AOC Masters Tournament', an exciting online esports tournament aimedat Asia's fast-growing gaming community and fanbase.

The AOC Masters Tournament will see VALORANT teams drawn fromacross Asia, with entrants from Hong Kong, Indonesia, Malaysia, thePhilippines, Singapore, Taiwan, and Thailand, pitting their skills against eachother to gain access to the grand final, set for December 2020.


AOC: the world's most popular gaming brand

AOC designs and creates award-winningtop-performing monitors used by millions of loyal customers in over 120countries. AOC has a large and loyal fanbase in the global gaming community, andits laser focus on the needs of gamers of all levels resulted in AOC-brandedmonitors capturing the No. 1 global slot for gaming-monitor in 2019.* 


By hosting the online tournament, AOC repaying itscustomers' devotion by delivering a legendary tournament where play, watch andwin is the name of the game drawing in gamers and viewers in the spirit of aunified global gaming community.


Rising to the AOC Masters challenge in2020

AOC is calling entrants from across the region to register onlocal AOC official websites during September and October to be a part of theaction in the qualifier rounds. November will see the action shift into theexciting group phases where even underdogs can still come out on top as roundscan be won with budget weaponry, and teams who communicate well will thrive.


Teams will compete in VALORANT, a hot new entrant in thefast-growth world of esports from Riot Games Inc,developer of the ever popular 'League of Legends'. VALORANT's slick design as adeeply tactical FPS has led to its meteoric rise on Twitch, already attractinga near-record 1.73 million viewers. 

Reaching a wide audience keen tosee who will be victorious

All the action will be broadcast online viamultichannel livestreams, utilising Twitch, the world's leading video platformand community for gamers, as the main live broadcast channel, and additionalbroadcasts on YouTube and Facebook. Backed up with social media promotionalupdates from enthusiasts and KOLs on sites such as Instagram and Twitter, AOCis aiming to make its mark with this exciting new tournament.


By December, the teams of five will be competing across aseries of finely-tuned VALORANT maps, while trading abilities and peekingaround corners with weapons that reward accurate fire over spray-and-pray tosee who will be crowned the 'AOC Master team'.


To battle to success in this competitive tournament,gamers will need to exploit every advantage to beat off the competition, andfast, lag-free models from AOC's G2 and Agon product lines are examples of monitorsdesigned to enhance gaming experience and performance, and give players acompetitive edge.


Supporting the competitive part of gaming, AOCsponsors a variety of tournaments across the globe to help nurture esports andpush the best players in the world to their absolute limits. AOC has, for example,held the APAC Cybercafe Tournament for the highly popular PUBG (PlayerUnknown'sBattlegrounds) game. AOC has also partnered with the world's most competitiveesports teams and organizers, including the IeSF and the G2 Esports club, aswell as the highly regarded and successful esports team RNG, to further developsuperb products and to reach out and meet the needs of this unique audience. AOC is now the world leader in gaming monitors,according to figures from market analysis firm International Data Corporation(IDC).*


* IDC's Quarterly Gaming Tracker for 2019Q4

About Agon

To match the increasingdemand for a competitive edge and top-tier performance, AOC launched Agon --AOC's specialist gaming monitor brand. Named after the Ancient Greek word for"struggle" or "contest", the Agon brand represents AOC's engagement with theworld of gaming. In addition to embracing new technologies, we've put our moneywhere our mouth is by sponsoring many leading esports events and teams --actively driving the emergence of gaming as the global profession it has becometoday. Whether you're an esports professional or an aspiring home gamer, Agon'sperformance-driven specifications and convenient features will eliminate anyobstacle encountered on the path to glory.

About AOC

Soldin over 107 countries, AOC is a market leader in electronic displays and is positionedto be one of the top global brands in providing the best display technology tousers worldwide. With nearly 50 years of experience in market analysis andconsumer feedback, AOC is dedicated to designing products that address risingtechnological trends, as well as the diverse and changing needs of differentconsumers. Our commitment is emphasized through AOC's slogan: 'Vision atHeart.' -- at AOC, we've kept the hearts of our users in our vision, and we'vekept their vision in our heart. Find out more about AOC at: