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ROG Announces Second Edition of The ROG Showdown Series

Abhimannu Das
22/Jan/2021 07:34 am

ASUS ROG Showdown is back with a second iteration for India with a prize pool of INR 190,000.
The event will feature popular esports titles including CS:GO, Valorant, PUBG PC and League of Legends.
Registrations will begin on Jan 23, 2021 for the first tournament and the event will kick off on Jan 29, 2021.

After a successful ROG Showdown 2020, ASUS ROG is back with its second leg of the ROG Showdown which will offer a prize pool of INR 190,000. The tournament is aimed at gaming enthusiasts, and the organizers want to offer a platform to pitch your skills against opponents in their tournaments. The second edition of the ROG Showdown tournament is set to kick off on Jan 29, 2021. 

ROG Showdown 2021 Overview

ASUS ROG ShowdownASUS ROG Showdown schedule. Image Via: ASUS

The upcoming event will feature some of the most popular esports titles, including CS:GO, Valorant, PUBG PC and League of Legends. The Valorant League will offer a cash prize of INR 50,000 and teams will be able to compete throughout Q1 2021.

Arnold Su, Business Head, Consumer and Gaming PC, System Business Group, ASUS India, said “The year 2020 has been exceptional and has presented us with unprecedented challenges. While it has been a difficult year for all of us, we at Asus India, have turned this around as an opportunity for our young gaming community to have more exciting and meaningful experiences through a series of gaming tournaments during the first edition of ROG Showdown.” The team is grateful for the extensive participation shows throughout the first edition of the tournament which encouraged ASUS ROG to bring it back in 2021. 

The organizers want to encourage more players to develop their skills in the global gaming ecosystem and enhance their tactics against other similarly skilled players in a collaborative environment. ASUS ROG wants to innovate and create new opportunities for the gaming community, and the ROG showdown is their attempt at fostering the gaming enthusiasts in India. 

Last year, the first iteration of the ROG Showdown was held in three phases with over 7000 participants signing up for the event. The event was open to participants from India, Bangladesh, Nepal, and Sri Lanka for all of the titles. The first iteration of the event concluded last month and featured a prize pool of INR 560,000. Players who want to participate in the upcoming event should register their teams once the official page starts accepting team sign-ups. 

Registration Details

The registration will begin on Jan 23, 2021 for the first tournament. Interested participants can head to the official website at https://asus.in/ROG-Showdown-Series/

The tournaments will be streamed on the official ROG India Facebook page on the scheduled dates.

ROG India Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/ASUSROGInd

ROG India Twitter: https://twitter.com/home?lang=en

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Abhimannu Das is a part of the content team at AFK Gaming and a lifelong obsessive gamer. He is covering content on esports titles like VALORANT, CS: GO, Call of Duty, Fortnite, PUBG and more. He also writes opinion pieces, cover stories and conducts interviews with esports professionals.