MSI x Discovery Esports: The Rise of the New King Contributor July 24, 2019 Geek Tech, Geeks, Press Release MSI, one of the world’s leading gaming brands, has partnered with Discovery, a global leader in providing real-life entertainment, to celebrate the rise of esports as a legitimate revenue-generating industry that brings millions of people together across the world, including in the Philippines. With this is a launch of an upcoming television program about the esports ecosystem on the Discovery Channel titled Esports: The Rise of the New King. Invited to the premiere press conference held at the 55 Events Place in Quezon City from 6:00PM to 10:00PM on July 18th 2019 were some of the country’s most followed social media influencers, media representatives, leading store dealers, and MSI’s valued partners in the tech and gaming industry such as AMD, Intel, and Nvidia. The attendees were treated with lots of surprises, raffle prizes, a sumptuous buffet dinner, and, of course, a ton of new information about esports and the latest offerings of MSI and its partners, including an 8-minute sneak peek that shows a great glimpse of the new documentary. Replay will be on August 3, 2019, beginning 9:50PM. Showcase of the latest and the best from MSI MSI’s newest offerings designed for gamers and content creators were also showcased at the event for the guests to freely enjoy. These include an all-star MSI MPG Sekira 500G PC demo build featuring the MSI Meg X570 Ace motherboard and AMD Ryzen 5 3600 processor. The MSI PC demo battlestation also came with the MSI Optix MPG27CQ Curved Gaming Monitor, MSI Immerse GH70 Gaming Headset, MSI Vigor GK80 Gaming Keyboard, MSI Clutch GM70 Gaming Mouse, plus more. Guests also got to experience the MSI Gaming Series Notebooks GT76 and GE65 optimized to bring the best out of your gaming, as well as the MSI Prestige Series Notebooks PS63 and PS65 engineered to boost your creativity with its premium solutions. A night filled with key information, product updates, and cool prizes The event was packed not only with new products but also with a wave of key information and updates from MSI and its partners that PC enthusiasts and gamers would enjoy. Highlighting MSI as the most trusted name in gaming and esports by pushing the performance of gaming rigs beyond limits through its ever-growing product lineup were Mr. Bryan Chen, MSI DPS Product Specialist, Mr. Edward Shen, MSI Notebook Sales Manager, and Mr. Daryl Carpena, MSI Notebook Marketing Associate. Intel represented by Mr. Willy Nacional, Training Manager of Intel Philippines, also presented the latest solutions offered by the tech giant, including the promise of always-on 5G connectivity, advances in its technology to deliver the best experience possible for business and society. Nvidia represented by Mr. Hirro Kuizon, Social Media and Community Manager of Nvidia Philippines, offered the audience with the latest engine updates coming from the tech multinational for gamers and PC enthusiasts. These include an introduction video about DirectX Raytracing (DXR) for GeForce RTX and GTX graphics processing units as well as the several new workloads their GPUs can now perform to deliver the best possible gaming experience. AMD represented by Mr. Sonny Sy, National Sales Manager for Components of AMD Philippines, closed the lineup of partner presentations by discussing the high performance of the all new Ryzen 3000 processors which have taken over the world by storm. But the night didn’t stop there. 3 lucky attendees were drawn as raffle prize winners of 1 AMD Ryzen 5 3600X Processor, 1 MSI Meg X570 Ace Motherboard, and 1 MSI GP62 7 Rex Gaming Laptop respectively. All attendees were also handed out with a MSI Goodie Bag and Discovery Mousepads to cap the night off. To learn more, be sure to watch Esports: The Rise of the New King only on Discovery Channel on August 3, 2019 starting 9:50PM.