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AOC Partners with ESL to Bring VALORANT Esports to ANZ

2021-Mar-10

 
VALORANT Rising Heroes presented by AOC Tournament kicks off March 27, featuring the region’s best VALORANT teams
 
Sydney, March 2021— AOC, a global leader in display technology, and ESL Gaming Australia, local division of the world’s largest esports company, today announced a new VALORANT tournament for the Australian & New Zealand market, the VALORANT Rising Heroes presented by AOC. Featuring the largest prize pool of any VALORANT tournament held in Australia & New Zealand to date at over $24,000AUD in cash and prizes, the tournament aims to find the best VALORANT team in the region.
 
The VALORANT Rising Heroes presented by AOC will feature three open qualifiers across March 27, April 10, & April 17, with all Australian & New Zealand amateur VALORANT teams encouraged to compete. Registrations for the tournament can be found at the official tournament website, at https://au.aoc.com/tournament. Following the qualifiers, a 16-team swiss bracket will be held across May 8-9 & 29, where the top four (4*) teams from each qualifier will join four of ANZ’s top VALORANT teams that have been invited to compete in the league - ORDER, Mindfreak, Wildcard, and Dire Wolves. Following the group stage, playoffs will take place across May 30 & June 5-6, with finals on June 5-6 broadcast on twitch.tv/esl_australia, where the champion of the VALORANT Rising Heroes ANZ presented by AOC will be crowned.
 
‘’AOC is proud to partner with ESL, and look forward to a strong and enduring relationship in the year ahead,’’ says Jay Huang, Sales Manager at AOC Australia. ‘’Over the years, AOC has developed a range of premium gaming products and was the No. 1 top-selling gaming monitor brand in 2020. We are excited to continue actively supporting the development of Esports at both domestic and international levels.’’
 
The VALORANT Rising Heroes presented by AOC first place winners will take home an AOC AG273FZE gaming monitor, featuring a 240Hz refresh rate and 0.5ms response time. The monitor also features HDR technology for brighter lights, darker shadows and more vivid colours. AOC Light FX surrounds the monitor with ambient lighting, meanwhile, the Screen Shield detachable hood ensures the exceptional image is not affected by room lighting, or any other distractions while competing.
 
 
AOC World-Class Gaming Monitor Optimized for the Most Immersive Gaming Experience
 
For those who enjoy gaming, AOC has unveiled another winner in its G3 series of impressive gaming monitors. AOC’s 34" IPS-panel U34G3X display features 21:9 Ultrawide Quad HD resolution (3440 x 1440 pixels), Wide Colour Gamut and HDR10 for greater colour depth and contrast. It provides a captivating gaming experience, immersing you in the gaming world with stunning visual quality. Suitable for games of all genres, this world-class gaming monitor is equipped with Adaptive-Sync anti-tearing technology, 144hz refresh rate and 1ms response time. To ensure users have the most enjoyable and efficient experience, U34G3X includes advanced features like simultaneous dual-input PIP/PBP, and is mounted on an ergonomic adjustable stand.