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Philippines esports team wins GeForce Cup Pacific Grand Finals

20 Jan 2020

The GeForce Cup Pacific came to a spectacular conclusion in Malaysia earlier this month, with Philppines-based esports team Bren Esports taking out the championship and a US$8000 prize.

After two days of intense battles in Counter-Strike: Global Offensive (CS:GO), Bren Esports came out on top, followed by Thailand’s Team Maple and Indonesia’s Boom Esports.
GeForce Cup Pacific by NVIDIA and Colorful kicked off in October 2019 with more than 1,900 teams from 13 countries – Australia, Bangladesh, Cambodia, India, Indonesia, Malaysia,
Myanmar, New Zealand, Philippines, Singapore, Sri Lanka, Thailand, and Vietnam.

Teams included BOOM Esports, Team Australia, Entity Gaming, Maple, GTV Revolution Impunity, GMCC, Team A Point, and Bren Esports.

GeForce Cup Pacific is sponsored by Colorful and supported by AOC, Kingston, NZXT, and Thermaltake.

In early January at CES 2020 NVIDIA announced a range of new gaming gear. They include a 360Hz esports display, the first 14-inch laptops and all-in-one PCs delivering the graphics realism of ray tracing.

NVIDIA and ASUS announced the ASUS ROG 360, the world’s fastest display, powered by NVIDIA G-SYNC. Its 360Hz refresh rate in a 24.5-inch form factor let esports and competitive gamers keep every pixel of action in their field of view during the heat of competition.

The ASUS ROG Swift 360 features ASUS’s new sleek ROG finish that feels at home on the grand stage at any esports event as well as:

  • Blistering Fast Refresh Rate: 360Hz delivers crystal clear visuals, extremely low system latency for faster reaction times, and the smoothest motion to keep pros on target.Designed for Esports: Play how the pros do and never miss a critical moment with the highest performance 24.5 inch Full HD display.
  • Superior Clarity: No distracting tearing, stuttering, flicker, or artifacts with NVIDIA G-SYNC VRR technology.
  • Quality Certified by NVIDIA: All G-SYNC certified displays undergo a rigorous validation process and are subjected to 300 image quality tests to ensure they deliver consistent quality and maximum performance.

What’s more, gaming laptops will soon be thinner and lighter, thanks to the introduction of the ASUS ROG Zephyrus G14, which weighs just 1.6 kilograms.

“The world’s first 14-inch GeForce RTX laptop packs a GeForce RTX 2060 in an 18mm thin chassis with Max-Q design, and brings the very latest AAA games to life in all their ray-traced glory,” NVIDIA says.

Bethesda has also switched on ray tracing in Wolfenstein: Youngblood through an update that sports ray-tracing reflections and DLSS is also available as a free downloadable patch for gamers with a GeForce RTX GPU.