The gaming monitor brand AGON by AOC has been announced as the latest partner of the VALORANT Champions Tour (VCT) EMEA.
The company will officially support the region’s competition during its Challengers Playoffs and Last Chance Qualifier stages.
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Zeynep Gencaga, Senior Manager, Business Development and Partnerships Europe and MENA at Riot Games, commented: “We welcome yet another veteran in the gaming industry AGON by AOC who keeps innovating the scene with its vast selection of high-end monitors.
“We are delighted to have them as our partner for the EMEA Challengers Playoffs and Last Chance Qualifier and look forward to seeing this collaboration flourish.”
Founded in 1967, AOC is a monitor and IT accessories brand and a subsidiary of LCD manufacturer TPV Technology Limited.
Its sub-brand AGON by AOC focuses on manufacturing high-performance gaming monitors and accessories grouped in three product ranges – AOC GAMING for core gamers, AGON for competitive gamers and AGON PRO for esports enthusiasts and professional esports players.
AOC previously partnered with the likes of G2 Esports and Red Bull.
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Stefan Sommer, Head of Global Marketing at AOC, said: “Competitive gaming has always been at the core of the AGON by AOC identity and we are thrilled to support the European VALORANT Challengers Playoffs which is a perfect match for us. We look forward to following the competition and all the exciting moments it will bring.”
Riot Games also previously unveiled Red Bull, Warner Music and paysafecard as official partners for VCT EMEA.
Esports Insider says: This is a notable partnership for AGON by AOC that will surely help bolster the brand’s presence in the region’s esports space. It will be interesting to see if the partnership will develop further than support for this season’s qualifiers and playoffs.