Everything in a nutshell: Battlefield 3 Online Competition, 8v8 Conquest Format, USD$3,400 Prize Pool, 8 x GTX580 SOC Graphics Cards, and Premium GIGABYTE gaming peripherals to be won! More details can be found at http://battlefield.gigabyte.asia
Taipei, Taiwan, 14th December, 2011 – GIGABYTE Technology Co. LTD, a leading manufacturer of motherboards and graphics cards, is proud to announce that GIGABYTE Battlefield 3 Cup Asia Season 1 is kicking off now. And we are inviting all hardcore gamers to join the battle and win big prizes home. In collaboration with Nvidia, the two-weekend long online competition in December will pit 16 top teams in a single elimination format to determine the best Battlefield 3 teams in the region. Participating teams are coming from 7 countries including Singapore, Malaysia, Indonesia, Thailand, Vietnam, Philippines and Australia. The registration for the GIGABYTE Battlefield 3 Asia Cup Season 1 has started at http://battlefield.gigabyte.asia. Gamers who would like to fight for the big prize have to hurry up. The last date of registration is 21st December, 2011, and the battle will start on 23rd December, 2011.
The competition is designed for teams of 8 players. Game mode used will be 8v8 conquest, and fixtures would be released on 22nd December, 2011. Other details about signup information and rules can be found on the official website.
GIGABYTE Battlefield 3 Cup Asia Season 1 offers a large and unprecedented prize pool of USD$3,400 plus graphics cards or peripherals products. For first place, we provide USD$2,000 cash prize plus 8pcs of GEFORCE GTX580SOC and 3 month Fragnetics 32 player BF3 server subscription. For second place, there is USD$1,000 cash prize plus 8pcs of Aivia M8600 Wireless Gaming Mouse and 2 month Fragnetics 32 player BF3 server subscription. The third place can bring USD$400 cash prize home plus 8pcs of Aivia K8100 Macro Gaming Keyboard and 1 month Fragnetics 32 player BF3 server subscription. Even more attractive to all participants, we will hold a Lucky Draw during the tournament with 4pcs of M8600 Wireless Gaming Mouse and K8100 Macro Gaming Keyboard as incentives for all gamers.
l Registration Period: 14th to 21st December, 2011
l Fixtures Released – 22nd December 2011, 8:00 p.m. (GMT+8)
l Single Elimination (Round of 16) – 23rd to 26th December, 2011
l Single Elimination: (Round of 8) – 30th December, 2011
l Single Elimination: (Semi Finals) – 31st December, 2011
l Single Elimination: (Finals/Third Place playoffs) – 1st /2nd Jan, 2011
? Schedule will be updated on official website if there is any adjustment.
? Prize presentation in Jan. 2012 by respective country’s local GIGABYTE office/representatives [to be clarified]
Prize distribution of the GIGABYTE Battlefield 3 Cup Asia Season 1
l 1st Place: USD$2,000 + GEFORCE GTX580SOC * 8pcs + 3 month Fragnetics 32 player BF3 server subscription
l 2nd Place: USD$1,000 + Aivia M8600 Wireless Gaming Mouse * 8pcs + 2 month Fragnetics 32 player BF3 server subscription
l 3rd Place: USD$400 + Aivia K8100 Macro Gaming Keyboard * 8pcs + 1 month Fragnetics 32 player BF3 server subscription
l Lucky Draw (most MVPs): 4pcs M8600+K8100
For further information and registration for the GIGABYTE Battlefield 3 Cup Asia Season 1, please visit: http://battlefield.gigabyte.asia
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GIGABYTE Technology Co. Ltd., headquartered in Taipei, Taiwan, is known as a leading brand in the IT industry with branch offices located in 25 countries around the world. Founded in 1986, GIGABYTE started as a small research and development team and has since taken a position as one of the world's top motherboard manufacturers. In addition to motherboards and graphics cards, GIGABYTE further expanded its product portfolio to include notebook and desktop PCs, datacenter servers, networking products, mobile handsets, and home entertainment devices to serve each facet of the digital life in the home and office. Everyday GIGABYTE aims to “Upgrade Your Life” with innovative technology, exceptional quality, and unmatched customer service. In 2011, GIGABYTE celebrates its 25th anniversary, and a quarter of a century committed to quality, excellence and serving our customers with the utmost enthusiasm and professionalism. We look forward to navigating the future at full sail. Visit www.gigabyte.com for more information.