Samsung Electronics announced that it is the official sponsor of the European League PLAYERUNKNOWN’S BATTLEGROUNDS (PUBG PEL). As part of this partnership, all 2019 PUBG PEL matches will be played on the C27RG5, Samsung’s latest curved gaming monitor – thus marking a premiere: the first official PUBG PEL ESports matches to be played on curved monitors. CRG5, which was first introduced at Electronic Entertainment Expo 2019, combines the fastest 240Hz refresh rate in the industry with a curved screen and NVIDIA G-SYNC compatibility to give gamers an immersive gaming experience.
”We are pleased that Samsung has joined PUBG PEL. It’s a great opportunity for top teams from PUBG PEL ESports to play on Samsung’s CRG5 curved monitor. Samsung is introducing a new type of competition in the field of e-sports and we can hardly wait to see the results,” said States Atila Yesildag, head of ESports EMEA.
PUBG Europe League is the professional European league for the popular Battle Royale game, PUBG. Based in Berlin, Germany, the league is the European part of the 2019 competition season organized by PUBG Corporation and Starladder. The third and final phase of the season puts into play 16 of the largest Esports teams in the world, one against the other. World-renowned teams such as FaZe Clan, Natus Vincere, Team Liquid, G2 Esports, Pittsburg Knights, Team SoloMid and Ninjas in Pajamas will train and compete on Samsung C27RG5 monitors for the chance to win a share of the total prize money of USD 350,000. The official matches are played from Friday until Sunday between 6:00 pm and 9:00 pm, the final of phase 3 to be held on October 6, and the final of promotion on October 20.
CRG5: the world’s first 240Hz refresh rate on a curved display
The 27-inch CRG5 combines a fast refresh rate with 240Hz RapidCurve technology and a 1500R curve, eliminating waiting times and displaying the highest quality frames for a truly immersive experience. The 240Hz refresh rate means fast responses to screen transitions, while the 1500R curved screen offers a wide viewing angle.
To eliminate any delay in game action, NVIDIA G-SYNC compatibility synchronizes the graphics processing unit (GPU) with the display, giving players an exceptional, dynamic and uninterrupted gaming experience during any HD resolution scene.
With an impressive 3000: 1 contrast ratio, Samsung’s latest curved gaming monitor delivers a deeper black and a brighter white, which translates into very fine detail in both the bright and dark parts of a images, for a better gaming experience. Samsung’s CRG5 comes with a vertically aligned curved panel (VA), adapted to the use of gamers, for increased focus on critical gaming moments.
The borderless design of the CRG5 monitor gives players even more screen space, while the OSD menu on the display enhances any gaming environment. CRG5 also offers a number of new game modes that make the gaming experience more comfortable than ever. Game Mode is an optional setting that automatically and optimally adjusts the gamma levels of black, contrast, clarity and color for all types of games. Low input lag mode reduces delays between user devices and display, and Virtual Aim increases and improves accuracy during FPS games. Finally, the Eye Saver Mode minimizes the blue light emitted by the display to maintain eye comfort when the user is playing for a long time.