Samsung is now the “official display partner” of T1

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Posted on: May 29, 2020 6:24 pm EDT

The tech giant continues to wade deeper into the eSports realm with a new partnership deal

With the increased popularity that is bringing growth to the eSports industry, more tech companies are looking into signing deals with the best eSports organizations out there. The latest partnership was announced today by Samsung Electronics that just confirmed its newly signed deal with the global eSports organization T1 Entertainment & Sports. Under this new partnership, the organization’s headquarters and training facility in Seoul will use Samsung’s latest curved gaming monitors, the Odyssey G9 and G7, as well as offer other benefits.

“We are proud to partner with T1, the leader in professional esports, helping them in their continued success and global growth as official display partner,” said Hyesung Ha, Senior Vice President of Visual Display Business at Samsung Electronics. “Our line-up of Odyssey monitors provides the latest in gaming monitor technology with lightning-fast speed, comfortable curvature and a sleek design, offering professional esports gamers the competitive edge they need to make every split-second count.”

T1 currently has one of the most acclaimed professional eSports teams, as well as one of the most successful ones. The League of Legends (LoL) team is the only team to have won three LoL World Championship titles. On top of that, T1 also runs professional teams to compete in gaming segments of Valorant, Fortnite, Dota 2, PUBG, Super Smash Bros., Hearthstone and a few others.

This new deal will bring a series of promotional activities to promote the union between the tech giant and the world-famous T1 LoL team. There will be a meet-and-greet event for fans – they will be announced later. Also, Samsung will showcase a video after the event to promote the new Samsung Odyssey gaming monitors so people can see them in action. The content will be available on T1’s YouTube channel.