SINGAPORE — ASUS Republic of Gamers (ROG), an ASUS sub-brand dedicated to creating the world’s best gaming hardware and software, has penned a two-year partnership with international gaming developer and publisher MOONTON Games, a move aimed at enhancing the gaming experience of users across the globe and optimizing its phone performance for tournament usage.
The first-of-its-kind partnership encompasses the prestigious sponsorship of four esteemed Mobile Legends: Bang Bang international esports tournaments: Southeast Asia Cup 2023 and 2024, and M-Series World Championship M5 and M6. This comprehensive agreement comprises a wide range of benefits, including the acquisition of Intellectual Properties, extensive broadcast exposure, in-game privileges, a commanding digital presence, and exclusive rights to the respective tournament categories, ensuring a prominent and influential presence within these events.
Additionally, ASUS ROG will preload the MLBB application on the ROG Phone 7 series in the Indonesian, Malaysian, and Philippine markets. To further embrace the event with more Southeast Asian fans, the MLBB theme pack will be available not only in the aforementioned markets but also in Thailand and Vietnam.
“It brings us great pleasure to engage in a collaborative endeavor alongside ASUS ROG, aiming to elevate the realm of esports and gaming for all individuals. This alliance promises to provide MLBB gamers with an unparalleled avenue through which they can indulge in the finest forms of esports and gaming content consumption,” said Alexis Wong, MOONTON Games Regional Sales and Business Development Lead for Esports Division.
“At ASUS ROG, we develop every ROG Phone with an unwavering focus on performance, power efficiency, and delivering an immersive gaming experience. The ROG Phone 7 is equipped with game-winning power from the flagship Snapdragon® 8 Gen 2 Mobile Platform, complemented by the advanced GameCool 7 thermal system and special ROG tuning. This combination ensures a truly breathtaking mobile gaming experience, all while maintaining impressively low power consumption,” said Shawn Chang, Global Sales and Marketing Director of Phone Business Unit, “We aim to provide phones with cutting-edge features that enhance the MLBB gaming experience and take esports tournaments to the next level.”
ROG Phone 7 Series boasts of its game-winning features such as the Qualcomm Snapdragon 8 Gen 2 processor for seamless gaming, Samsung AMOLED display with 165 Hz for an immersive streaming experience, advanced CPU tuning and thermal design for energy efficiency, and a new built-in subwoofer in AeroActive Cooler 7 for 2.1-channel sound, among others.
The first event to be supported by ASUS ROG is MSC 2023, which will take place in June in Phnom Penh, Cambodia, for the first time. MSC 2023 will make history with the inclusion of new teams outside Southeast Asia namely North America, MENA (Middle East and North Africa), and Turkey.