ASUS Republic Of Gamers Teams Up With Microsoft for Weekly League Of Legends Tournaments

ASUS Republic of Gamers (ROG) today announced a collaboration with Microsoft Store to host weekly League of Legends tournaments throughout Microsoft Store locations across the United States, Canada, Puerto Rico, and Australia. Gaming is open to the public, and players will have the opportunity to experience high-powered gameplay on the award-winning ROG G752VS gaming laptop and ROG peripherals. Register online starting today. The tournaments begin on Saturday, August 26th, and will continue every following Saturday.

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Players will experience League of Legends on the ROG G752VS, powered by Windows 10. The ROG G752VS features the 7th Generation Intel Core processors and features NVIDIA GeForce GTX 10 series graphics, and up to 64GB of DDR4 memory. In addition, the ROG G752VS cooling system – consisting of dual copper heat pipes and the ROG 3D Vapor Chamber– ensures that players experience superior cooling and improved reliability. The backlit anti-ghosting gaming keyboard with 30-key rollover provides precise command and control in battle, and the wide-viewing- angle panel delivers superb image quality and contrast, even when viewed from extreme positions. Lastly, a super-fast native 120Hz refresh rate and NVIDIA G-SYNC display technology ensure ultra-smooth gameplay.

Players will also be equipped with leading ROG peripherals; the ROG Gladius mouse and Whetstone mouse pad. The ROG Gladius is a 6400dpi professional gaming mouse with customizable click resistance that delivers 2000Hz USB polling rate support. The ergonomic design accommodates all right handed grip types, and includes separate left and right buttons, with two specially-engineered programmable ‘slide-to-press’ buttons. An exclusive ROG Armoury interface allows for programmable buttons, performance settings, lighting effects, and surface calibration. Paired with the Whetstone mouse pad, a durable, silicon-based mouse pad, players will experience smooth, precise and silent control. The rollable design is easily portable for gaming on-the-go.

Contenders taking part in the ASUS ROG Arena tournament at Microsoft Store will enjoy access to League Unlocked, a premium experience made available for official League of Legends partners and live events. Tournament participants will have access to over 100 unlocked skins for the duration of the event and players can earn an extra 20 percent IP and 50 percent XP for their personal accounts. In addition, winning individuals or teams will receive prizes for winning gameplay, like mystery icons, RP, character skins, and ASUS ROG swag.

Gamers can register as teams or sign up individually to battle against one another. Register online starting today. Tournament entry is first-come, first-serve with an eight team (5v5) maximum. Individuals and teams must check-in at the store to guarantee a spot. The tournaments are open to anyone, no matter their skill level. The only prerequisite necessary is an active League of Legends account.

On Saturday, August 26th, Microsoft Store at Westfield Century City and ASUS will be hosting a special launch event with celebrity gamers from 3 to 9 PM PDT. Twitch Streamer, Pokimane, and members of Echo Fox’s League of Legends team, Froggen and Brandini, will be in attendance to interact with tournament players and gaming enthusiasts. The event is open to the public and attendees will be treated to a photo experience, raffle prizes, and ROG giveaways.

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