The year will kick of with the largest prize money eSports event being held in Genting Arena of Stars come Janaury 6, held over 3 days. ESL One Genting tournament will be the first gaming event with US$250,000 (RM1,2oo,000) in prize moeny up for stakes.
Partnering to make the event more exciting, Nvidia will ensure all the systems used will run on the award winning GeForce GTX 1070 graphic processsing units. Defense of the Ancients 2 (DOTA 2) contest will feature eight of the world’s best teams fighting with top teams from around the world like Fnatic, Digital Chaos, Wings Gaming, Team NP, Virtus.pro, Exercration, Newbee, and WarriorsGaming Unity making their way to the hills.
The gaming PCs will also be paired with G-Sync monitors to provide that split second response, essential for such high intensity event. During the event visitors who show up with the entry ticket can enjoy special prices on GeForce GTX 10 Series GPUs from MSI and Zotac until January 21. In conjunction with the event, Nvidia will also be holding its first pubstomp style event in the country to be held in Makespace, Quill City Mall on January 6 from 2 to 7pm, the gamer party will feature famous DOTA 2 Casters Xyclopz and Lysander and renowned TV Host and Content Creator PindaPanda