INTRO: Samsung has announced an official sponsorship deal with global esports team and three-time League of Legends champion, T1 Entertainment & Sports (T1), to market its latest curved gaming monitors, the Odyssey G9 and G7.
Samsung Announced Partnership With Esports Team
Samsung has finally announced its sponsorship collab with the global esports team. The Odyssey G9 and G7 were unveiled at CES 2020 earlier this year. As part of the deal, players at the T1 headquarters will practice using the QLED displays. These monitors come with 1000R curvature, 1ms response time, and 240Hz refresh rate.
Meet & Greet Event For All T1 Fans
According to Samsung, the two parties are planning to roll out a series of joint promotional activities in the coming weeks. This includes a meet-and-greet event that will let T1 fans check out the two monitors in action. Moreover, the Odyssey G9 and G7 will be on display in the ‘Samsung Player Lounge’ at T1’s new headquarters. The monitors will be available for use to all T1 teams, players, and content creators for increased performance, precision, and productivity.
Odyssey Monitors Provide the Latest Gaming Technology
In a press statement, Hyesung Ha, Senior Vice President of Visual Display Business at Samsung Electronics, said: “We are proud to partner with T1, the leader in professional esports, helping them in their continued success in technology and global growth as official display partner. The company’s latest line-up of all the present Odyssey monitors provides the best and latest in gaming monitor technology with great lightning-fast speed, comfortable curvature, and a sleek design, offering professional esports gamers all the competitive edge and feels they need to make every split second count”.
League of Legends guru and one of the most well-known players on Team T1, Lee Sang-hyeok, who is popularly known as ‘faker’, also expressed his satisfaction at the deal. In a statement, the faker said: “I look forward to practicing on the new Odyssey model monitors once we move into our new T1 HQ”.