Samsung Electronics teams up with T1 Entertainment & Sports
29 May 2020
Samsung Electronics is the new Official Display Partner of global eSports organization T1 Entertainment & Sports. Under the terms of the agreement, all teams and players located at the T1 headquarters training facility in Seoul will practice on Samsung’s latest curved gaming monitors, the Odyssey G7 and G9.
T1’s successful League of Legends team is one of the best eSports team in the world and is the only one to have won three League of Legends World Championship titles. In addition, T1 has professional teams and players involved in other games including Valorant, Fortnite, Dota 2, PUBG, Super Smash Bros., Hearthstone, Apex Legends, Overwatch, and FIFA Online 4.
A win-win partnership
The partnership, which will include a series of promotional activities that bring together Samsung and the T1 League of Legends team, is a win-win. A meet-and-greet fan experience event will be for example hosted at a later date, allowing fans to interact with players and view the Samsung Odyssey gaming monitors in action. Following the event, Samsung will present highlight videos and “The Locker Room” series featuring the team, which will be uploaded on T1’s YouTube channel. The content promotes the latest achievements of the team and highlights Samsung’s industry-leading monitor technology.
All T1 teams including content creators will have access to the latest gaming monitor technology for increased performance, precision and productivity. “I am excited for Samsung to sponsor T1, providing our teams with best-in-class monitors,” said Lee “Faker” Sang-Hyeok. “I look forward to practicing on the new Odyssey model once we move into our new T1 headquarters.”
“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.” Samsung Odyssey G7 and G9 will be displayed in the “Samsung Player Lounge’ at T1’s new headquarters soon to be opened in Seoul.