Following the release of the high-performance G5 gaming monitor, Samsung challenges European players * PLAYERUNKNOWN’S BATTLEGROUNDS (PUBG) to put their gear to the test for a chance to win with the € 25,000 prize pool – registration is open now.
LONDON, UNITED KINGDOM – September 24, 2020 – Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd., a global market leader in gaming monitors *, today launched its own groundbreaking Esports tournament, celebrating the latest entry in the industry-leading Odyssey gaming monitor line.
The Odyssey League, named after the innovative line of gaming monitors, is a search for Europe’s most competitive PUBG players. Players who meet the high performance standards synonymous with the Odyssey brand and are ready to prove it have a chance to win a portion of the massive € 25,000 prize pool.
The expansion of the Odyssey gaming monitor line, which started with the G7 and G9 in January at CES, now sees the introduction of the most accessible product yet: the G5. Designed for demanding gamers, the G5 delivers high performance across the board: super-fast 1ms response time, 144Hz refresh rate, powerful AMD FreeSync Premium, and a Quad-High Definition VA panel ( QHD; 2560 × 1440 resolution). In addition, the G5 features a Samsung pioneer 1000R curved display.
The tournament, for which registrations begin today, includes national qualifiers and qualifiers in 12 European regions, from September 28 to November 29. The best players from each region advance to the two-day pan-European final on December 5th.e and 6e.
|1 and 2||Italy &
|Qualifier||September 28 – October 1|
|Nat. KO||24 october|
|3 and 4||Poland and Austria / Switzerland||Qualifier||October 5 – October 8|
|Nat. KO||October 25|
|5 and 6||Germany and Adriatic / Greece||Qualifier||October 19 – October 22|
|Nat. KO||October 31|
|7 and 8||Czech Republic / Slovakia and Iberian Peninsula||Qualifier||October 26 – October 29|
|Nat. KO||Nov 13|
|9 and 10||Romania &
|Qualifier||November 9 – November 12|
|Nat Ko||November 28|
|11 and 12||UNITED KINGDOM &
|Qualifier||November 16 – November 19|
|Nat Ko||Nov 29|
|ALL||all the regions||EU FINALS||5 + 6 Dec|
The 12 national competitions will be broadcast live on the Twitch video streaming platform by selected regional talents, such as PUBG superstar Dana Dima Gard, AKA DanucD. The pan-European final will be an industry-leading production broadcast direct from the Odyssey League Esports studio in Berlin.
Atila Yesildag, Head of Esports EMEA at PUBG Corporation, said: “We look forward to continuing our partnership with Samsung Electronics Co. and working together on the next Samsung Odyssey League. It’s great to be able to offer fans and players another tournament that they can enjoy. “
You can find out more about the registration process, tournament schedule and information on where to watch the event by visiting odysseyleague.gg.
About PUBG society
PUBG Corporation, a member of KRAFTON, is the developer and publisher of the hit Battle Royale 2017 video game, PLAYERUNKNOWN’S BATTLEGROUNDS (PUBG). Since its release, PUBG has sold over 70 million copies to date and has received worldwide acclaim, including seven Guinness World Records and several in-game awards. For more information on PUBG, please visit www.pubg.com.
* Disclaimer: representing 17.3% of all revenue in 2019 according to IDC4Q2019 data.
* Disclaimer: Participation by European countries is limited to: Italy, Nordic countries (Sweden, Norway, Finland, Denmark), Poland, Austria, Switzerland, Germany, Adriatic (Croatia, Serbia and Slovenia), Greece, Republic Czech, Slovakia, Iberian Peninsula (Spain and Portugal), Romania, France, United Kingdom (England, Northern Ireland, Scotland and Wales) and Benelux (Netherlands and Belgium).
|Display||Screen size (inch)||32 “, 27”|
|Aspect ratio||16: 9|
|Panel type||Curved VA|
|Refresh rate||144 Hz|
|Response time||1 ms (MPRT)|
|Resolution||2,560 x 1,440 (QHD)|
|Brightness (typical)||250 cd / ㎡|
|General characteristic||Game function||AMD FreeSync Premium|
|Game mode||Custom / FPS / RTS / RPG / AOS / Cinema / DCR|
|Etc.||Low input shift mode, virtual aim point, black equalizer, eye saver mode, flicker-free, easy adjustment box|
|Etc.||Interface||Display Port 1.2 (1 EA), HDMI 2.0 (1EA), headphones|
|Wall mounting||Yes (75 x 75 mm)|