HP Gears Malaysian Gamers With OMEN 15 and OMEN 17

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HP, in collaboration with Intel and game developer PUBG Corporation, a Bluehole Inc company, announced the launch of OMEN by HP – Challenger Series Tournament in Asia-Pacific and Japan, a gaming tournament based on PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds (PUBG).

To gear Malaysian gamers for PUBG glory, HP Malaysia also unveiled its bold OMEN by HP laptop series, a more powerful laptop1, with expanded functionality of OMEN Command Center software with OMEN Game Stream2.

The collaboration reinforces HP’s commitment to fueling the growth and evolution of the gaming landscape through strategic industry partnerships. With the OMEN Challenger Series, PUBG gamers in Singapore, Malaysia, Thailand, Indonesia, India, China, Japan, Korea, Australia, and New Zealand can take part in an open amateur tournament to win from a prize pool of USD50,000.

HP expects more than 3,000 competitors to join either the amateur and influencer invitational categories and compete on OMEN by HP laptops which deliver beastly performance, smart software, and stunning displays ready for play at the highest levels in eSports.

The latest iteration of the OMEN by HP Laptop is an even sleeker powerhouse that gives gamers enhanced portability, while improving the hardware and features they crave. Engineered for gaming performance,

HP continuously pushes boundaries to develop the latest cutting-edge and comprehensive portfolio of OMEN gaming devices to fuel the passion, excitement and competitive spirit of gamers.

Beyond developing groundbreaking technologies, our collaborations with the likes of PUBG Corporation mark a significant step in our goal towards developing deeper connections with the gaming community and evolving the landscape altogether.” said Jacob T Jacob, Managing Director, HP Malaysia.

PUBG, which features a battle-royale gameplay, has quickly become one of the biggest gaming titles in the world. Since its introduction, it is considered by fans and enthusiasts as one of the games responsible for injecting new energy into today’s gaming landscape.

OMEN Challenger Series

The OMEN Challenger Series registration is now open while the team qualifiers will kick off online from September 15, 2018. Up to 80 amateur teams of four will participate in the country qualifiers, which will be livestreamed via local streaming studios. In addition, two influencers per country will be invited to form teams of four at the Grand Finals in Thailand which will be held at COMMART in Bangkok, Thailand, on November 2-4, 2018. A total of 40 teams will competing in the amateur and influencer categories.

To register for the OMEN Challenger Series, visit: https://omengaming.co/

OMEN by HP Pricing and Availability3

• The OMEN 15 retails from RM 4,485.00 and is available at HP Online Store and authorised HP resellers in Malaysia.

• The OMEN 17 retails from RM 8,699.00 and will be available starting from mid-September 2018.

From 3rd September to 3rd October 2018, gamers who purchase the OMEN by HP series stand a chance to win a trip for two to catch the OMEN Challenger Series Tournament LIVE in Bangkok, Thailand from 2 – 4 November 2018. A total of 3 pairs of winners will be chosen.4

For more information about the OMEN by HP ecosystem of gaming PCs, displays and accessories, visit here.

1. Based on HP internal testing, an OMEN 15 with 32GB DDR4-2666 RAM, i7 CPU, and GTX 1070 Max Q graphics can be considered most powerful 15” OMEN.

2. Must activate OMEN Game Stream account on your OMEN PC and download the OMEN Command Center app from the Microsoft Store onto other Windows 10 PCs. Game Stream requirements: OS – Microsoft Windows 10 (Fall Creators Update or later); Network

– Minimum upload and download speeds of 10Mbps at 5GHz; CPU – X Generation Intel® Core™ i5 processor or better; GPU – Intel® HD 4000 / NVIDIA® 8000 series / AMD® 2000 series or better with latest graphics drivers; System Memory – 4GB DDR3

3. Pricing from HP.com, subject to change without notice. Retailers pricing may vary.

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