HP, in collaboration with PUBG Corporation, has announced the launch of the Omen by HP Challenger Series Tournament in Asia-Pacific and Japan.
“HP continuously pushes boundaries to develop the latest cutting-edge and comprehensive portfolio of OMEN gaming devices to fuel the passion, excitement and competitive spirit of gamers,” said Foo Siew Ting, Head of Personal Systems Marketing, HP Asia-Pacific & Japan.
“Beyond developing groundbreaking technologies, our collaborations with the likes of PUBG Corporation are pivotal for developing deeper connections within the gaming community and evolving the landscape together.”
With the Omen Challenger Series, PUBG gamers in Australia, New Zealand, Singapore, Malaysia, Thailand, Philippines, Indonesia, India, China, Japan and Korea can take part in an open amateur tournament to win from a prize pool of $50,000.
HP expects more than 3,000 competitors to join either the amateur or influencer invitational categories.
“With close to 1.5 billion gamers now gaming on PCs, Intel is continuously pushing the boundaries to deliver the best eSports and gaming experience to this rapidly growing market. Intel has a long history of success in eSports and gaming and being a part of OMEN Challenger Series with HP and PUBG demonstrates our continued commitment to this space,” said Ajay Mohan, Director of Marketing, Intel Asia-Pacific & Japan.
The Omen Challenger Series registration is now open while team qualifiers will kick off online on September 15, 2018. Up to 80 amateur teams of four will participate in the country qualifiers, which will be live streamed via local streaming studios.
The Grand Finals will be held at COMMART in Bangkok, Thailand on November 2-4, 2018.
For more information, visit https://omengaming.co/.