AMD will host the fourth edition of its flagship annual gaming event, GameOn in Hyderabad, at the HITEX Convention Center on the sidelines of Comic Con, on October 12 -13, 2019. AMD GameOn, is an annual esports event, hosted by the Radeon Technology Group at AMD and is aimed at bringing leading edge gaming hardware and software developed by the team, directly into the hands of gamers and enthusiasts. Visitors will have direct access to live demonstrations of key features, Virtual Reality (VR) experience, PC, Console and Server based gaming through high performance rigs on both days. The entertaining gaming experiences are in partnership with Sony PS4 (Console), HTC VIVE (VR Experience) and Samsung (Display).
AMD, in association with esports partner Playmax Interactive, will also host the final rounds of global sensation games such as CS: GO, DOTA2, PUBG and Fortnite tournaments. Over 30 teams/ 200 individual gamers have registered to compete in and hope to win the tournament games. The tournaments will be live-cast on Twitch, Facebook and Twitter, and the winners and participants will take home prizes worth up to INR 20 Lakhs, including one of the most powerful gaming rig built by AMD that includes the Ryzen ™ 7 3700X and the Radeon ™ RX 5700XT.
Sharing his views on the event, Andrej Zdravkovic, Corporate VP Software at AMD said, “In its 4th year already, GameOn has grown to become a popular annual gaming destination. We are excited to be back and showcase the best gaming technologies developed by AMD. Our goal is to let the visitors know all about gaming and get the community to experience AMD technology firsthand.”
Visitors will be able to play and experience the latest games by unleashing the best of the performance on the latest AMD Ryzen processors and AMD Radeon graphic cards. In addition to Esports, fans will have access to 15+ PC game titles along with the latest VR games available for free play.
Prosenjit Ghosh, Division Head, PlayStation, Sony India Pvt Ltd, said, “PlayStation India is excited to be part of AMD GameOn. It gives us the opportunity to interact with a huge concentration of gaming fans from all over the country congregating at a confluence of different gaming platforms. As gaming is rapidly becoming a “way of life” in India, this event is taking place at an opportune time. We look forward to leveraging this opportunity with AMD to showcase our latest games and our innovative PS-VR along with the latest PlayStation bundles that we are introducing during this festive season.”
Raymond Pao, Senior VP of Product and Strategy, HTC Vive, said, “We are excited to partner with AMD for the 4th edition of GameOn. Virtual Reality is fast gaining currency and people are excited to experience the new offerings. This GameOn we are looking at providing gamers and developers with entertaining, enjoyable and immersive content combined with true-to-life VR experiences.”