Acer Named Official Partner of Red Bull Kumite 2017

PARIS - Battle-tested Predator XB271HK named official monitor of Red Bull Kumite 2017 in Paris. Tournament champion to receive Acer’s new Predator 21 X – the world’s most powerful curved gaming laptop


Acer (TWSE: 2353, LSE: ACID) has been named Official Partner of the Red Bull Kumite 2017 international fighting games competition, where the world’s top Street Fighter V players will go head-to-head on Acer’s battle-tested Predator XB271HK monitors. Acer brings exceptional gaming experience to the third edition of the Red Bull Kumite taking place on the weekend of May 27th and 28th at the Salle Wagram in Paris.


The two finalists of the open qualifier tournament, taking place on Saturday, May 27, will join 14 of the world’s best Street Fighter V players to battle it out in the ring on Sunday, May 28 in a double elimination bracket tournament.

At the end of weekend, the champion will be awarded the grand prize, Acer’s new Predator 21 X, the world’s first notebook with a curved screen and integrated eye-tracking technology (valued at €9,999). The Predator 21 X features the latest 7th Generation Intel® Core processors, five AeroBlade 3D metal cooling fans and dual NVIDIA® GeForce® GTX 1080 GPUs in SLI for unmatched graphics performance.


Official Monitor of Red Bull Kumite 2017: Predator XB271HK

Predator gaming monitors have earned countless industry awards, which is a testament to Acer’s expertise, passion and relentless pursuit of game-changing innovation. The Predator XB271H sports a brilliant 27-inch Ultra HD (3840 x 2160) display featuring NVIDIA® G-SYNC and a quick 4 ms response for rendering fast-moving action and dramatic transitions without smearing or ghosting.

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