HP Inc through its gaming line Victus continues to support the esports industry by partnering with Riot Games’ VALORANT Champions Tour (VCT) Pacific 2023 as its official gaming PC partner. Participating teams will compete in the tournament using OMEN by HP 45L gaming desktops, which equip hardcore gamers with top-of-the-line processing systems, enhanced thermal efficiency, and extreme performance and customization that allows gaming experience at the max settings.
Southeast Asia is among the fastest-growing esports markets in the world, forecasted to reach a compound annual growth rate of $72.5 million (RM319.9 million) in 2024 , with Malaysia’s overall gaming market valued at US$786 million (RM3.39 billion) . As the most prestigious tournament for players of VALORANT, one of the top gaming titles in Southeast Asia, VCT Pacific 2023 shares HP’s vision of providing an important avenue for esports talent in the region, including Malaysian talent such as D4v41 of Paper Rex, to connect, compete, and achieve new heights with HP’s technology.
“We are excited to celebrate esports and the vibrant gaming community at the VALORANT Champions Tour Pacific 2023. HP’s gaming portfolio is underpinned by a deep sense of purpose—fueling passions and encouraging inclusivity for everyone who shares a love for gaming. We’re deeply invested in building a stronger and better esports community, and we’re proud to be supporting aspiring and professional esports athletes at this tournament.”
Alex Tan – Managing Director, HP Malaysia
VCT Pacific 2023 kicked off at the Sangam Colosseum, Seoul, South Korea on March 25, and the final rounds will be held at Jangchung Stadium. The league will run for 10 weeks until May 28, with representative teams from Korea, Japan, South Asia, and Southeast Asia. Streaming will be available for the public through YouTube and Twitch.
Professional Malaysian esports player, D4v41 from Paper Rex, will also be hosting a masterclass for all purchasers of the HP Victus laptop. Additionally, in conjunction with VCT Pacific 2023, HP Malaysia is giving away three tickets to the VCT Pacific 2023 Finals in South Korea – including flight & hotel – for fans to experience the excitement and energy that HP gaming can bring.
All fans need to do is share the post on HP Malaysia’s Facebook page and comment on their favourite features of HP Victus. Those who have not purchased the HP Victus can experience the gaming laptop with its elevated gaming experience from OMEN’s DNA in HP Stores. The program will run from now until May 12, 2023.