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How ASUS is boosting E-Sports at EGE 2016

Jul 26th, 2016

Orena has partnered with ASUS and EGE to host the qualifying round of the E-Sports World Convention 2016 CS:GO Tournament at EGE 2016 in Cape Town.

This is the second year EGE is taking place at the CTICC in Cape Town on 29-31 July, and is expected to be the biggest gaming expo Cape Town has seen.

EGE’s Electronics & Gaming Expo is a fully integrated computer and console gaming expo including esports and LAN gaming, table top games, accessories and PCs.

This year there will also be a 400 seater LAN section which wasn’t at 2015’s EGE.

The LAN is BYOC (Bring Your Own Computer) for 53 hours of non-stop gaming from Friday 29th July till Sunday 31st July with various competitions organised.

There will also be cosplay competitions, awesome merchandise on sale from South Africa’s top retailers, demonstrations and hands-on time with of some of the latest tech.

Furthermore, to add to the already booming hype around E-Sports in South Africa, the E-Sports World Convention 2016 CS:GO Tournament qualifying round is being hosted by Orena in partnership with ASUS & EGE.

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ASUS, being the No.1 Gaming Monitor and Motherboard brand worldwide, has sponsored 10 epic Republic of Gamers E-Sports machines as well as 144hz ASUS Gaming Monitors to be used by finalist on stage.

Orena has coordinated a set up that will not only be of world class standards for the gamers but as well as for the spectators with the games being screened on a big screen in a 600 seater auditorium.

The ESWC 2016 edition will be hosted in Paris where 32 talented teams will gather. Only one team from South Africa will get the opportunity to join the 31 other talented teams for a rare opportunity to participate in an international competition.

The ESWC aims to refresh the international scene by putting the spotlight on tomorrow’s superstars and offering new faces and matchups to an audience used to the same powerhouses playing in the same closed leagues.

ASUS is offering visitors an epic Republic of Gamers experience with a stand featuring all ASUS’ latest products from water cooled laptops to RGB Motherboards and graphics cards, to 185Hz Monitors and Gaming Routers.

ASUS will also display pure works of art, as Enigma Mods (Martin Le Roux) has crafted 4 masterpiece PC Mods that houses the newest and most powerful components on the market for visitors to experience.

Below is an example of one of the MODs that is themed around Fall Out 4.

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In collaboration with NVidia and the HTC Vive, ASUS will also have a VR experience zone where visitors can experience the thrilling world of virtual reality at its best as it is powered by TWO of the beastly STRIX GTX 1080 graphics cards.

At the stand, ASUS will run some exciting sales promotions exclusive to the weekend of EGE, as Rebeltech will be selling ASUS components on their stand.

So apologise to your wallet and be sure to visit the ASUS stand for some champion deals and experiences.

Visit http://egesa.co.za/ for more information or to purchase your ticket. See you there.