Review: HyperX Savage EXO External SSD

External SSDs are still catching up when it comes to popularity, but their advantages over portable HDDs cannot be overstated. Not only are they faster, but they’re also more secure and less prone to damage. Today we’re taking a look at the HyperX Savage Exo external SSD. Let’s see how it fares, shall we?

The HyperX Savage EXO is a USB 3.1 Gen2 external SSD and is quite a looker. It’s light and compact and features an angular design that is actually quite classy. It has a dark metallic grey finish on the top and bottom, and is lined with black on the sides. There’s a single LED light that lets you know the SSD is connected and in use.

For data transmission, the SSD makes use of a USB Type-C port. And to make sure that the user doesn’t have to worry about arranging a converter, it comes with two cables; one USB Type-A to Type-C and one with USB Type-C connectors on both ends. It measures 123.82 x 48.61 x 10.24mm and weighs just under 60 grams, so like we said, it’s pretty compact and lightweight. And the compatibility ranges from Windows 7, Mac OS X, Linux and consoles like PS4 and Xbox One as well. Needless to say, it covers all the bases there.

As great as the SSD looks, when it comes to performance, suffice it to say it’s not the best out there. The specs claim the sequential read and write speeds to be 500 and 480 MB/s respectively, but the real-world performance doesn’t come anywhere close to that. For smaller files, it’s great and maintains the speeds mentioned in the specs, but for longer data transfers the write speed falls down. The read performance, on the other hand, is impressive throughout and the SSD does a great job loading up and applications and games.

The HyperX Savage EXO SSD is a great option for both average PC use and gaming. Starting at a price point close to INR 7000, it comes with amazing looks and mostly great performance. The only downside is low write speeds when it comes to transferring large files, but for everyday use, whether it’s carrying your data around or booting up your games, it gets the job done well.

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Persona 5 Scramble: The Phantom Strikers Gets a New Character Trailer

Persona 5 Scramble: The Phantom Strikers is a hack and slash video game developed by Omega Force and P-Studio for the Nintendo Switch and PlayStation 4. The game is a crossover between Koei Tecmo‘s Dynasty Warriors and Atlus‘s Persona franchises, and will be released in Japan on February 20, 2020. The game is set six months after the events of Persona 5, and follows Joker and the rest of the Phantom Thieves of Hearts as they end up in a mysterious version of Tokyo filled with supernatural enemies.

The game is set six months after the events of Persona 5, and follows Joker and the rest of the Phantom Thieves of Hearts as they end up in a mysterious version of Tokyo filled with supernatural enemies.

collector’s edition of the game, called the “Treasure Box”, will release with a copy of the game for either platform, an art book, a soundtrack, a Blu-ray disc featuring the creation of the theme song making-of, a towel, a traveling bag, and a package featuring new illustrations. Players who pre-order the game will get a Persona series music downloadable content (DLC) set for free that can be played in Persona 5 Scramble. In addition, players who have either save data from Persona 5 on their PlayStation 4 or Super Smash Bros. Ultimate on the Switch will receive DLC featuring some Persona 5 music.

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Phoenix Point To Be Distributed By Koch Media At Retail Launch

Developer Snapshot Games has signed a partnership with distributor Koch Media for the retail distribution of futuristic, turn-based strategy game Phoenix Point for PlayStation 4, Xbox One, and PC.

Phoenix Point is due out for PC on December 3, followed by Xbox One in Q1 2020 and PlayStation 4 later in 2020. A release date for the retail versions was not announced.

Here is a brief overview of the game, via Koch Media:

The human population has been decimated. Survivors gather in isolated havens spread throughout the world.

Phoenix Point delivers a new breed of turn-based strategy. Plan operations, research new technologies, and build alliances to unite the planet or destroy your rivals—then customize your squad and deploy into conflict zones around the globe with dynamic objectives and destructible environments. Procedurally generated maps, branching storylines, and enemies that mutate to counter your tactics create a huge variety of challenges and surprises, ensuring no two playthroughs are ever the same.

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ASUS Zenbook 14 Announced

Meet the New ZenBook 14: Unleash Your Creative Vision

Design is at the heart of the ZenBook series. Since its inception, ZenBook has always been our lightest, most beautiful and elegant laptop series — with no-compromise performance. The new ZenBook 14 (UM431) continues this tradition and features a slim-bezel NanoEdge display with that gives up to an 86% screen-to-body ratio for an unbounded viewing experience. The NanoEdge display also allows a much more compact design, making the new ZenBook 14 6% smaller than the previous model (UX430).

A Powerful Choice – The ZenBook 14 is packed with the latest, most powerful mobile components that includes the latest generation AMD Ryzen™ 5 processor with 8GB DDR4 RAM running at 2400MHz. The latest AMD Ryzen 5 processor also packs the powerful AMD Radeon™ RX Vega 8 graphics processor. On the storage front, the laptop is backed by an ultrafast 512GB PCIe NVMe SSD and a dual-band Wi-Fi 5.

Quad-speaker audio system – For a totally immersive audio experience, ZenBook 14 includes an astounding quad-speaker sound system, created by the ASUS Golden Ear team in partnership with renowned home and automotive audio experts Harman Kardon. Two bass speakers and two highfrequency speakers deliver smooth, clear and powerful full-range sound.

Military-grade reliability, enterprise-level security – ZenBook 14 is torture-tested to military-grade (MIL-STD-810G) reliability standards, with demanding tests that include environmental extremes of altitude, temperature and humidity and drop testing.

The ErgoLift hinge – The new ZenBook 14 features the new and yet familiar exclusive ErgoLift hinge, an engineering masterpiece designed to automatically tilt the keyboard to the most comfortable typing position. It’s carefully calculated tilt design also improves cooling and audio performance of the laptop.

Latest 2nd gen AMD Ryzen processor – ZenBook 14 come with up to the latest 2nd Generation AMD Ryzen R5 3500U processor — one of the most powerful mobile processors available on the market today. This processor features four cores and eight computing threads with a 3.7GHz boost frequency.

ASUS ZenBook Flip 14 Announced

Introducing a Compact 14-inch Convertible Laptop 

Design is at the heart of the ZenBook series. Since its inception, ZenBook has always been our lightest, most beautiful and elegant laptop series — with no-compromise performance. The new ASUS ZenBook Flip 14 (UM462) heralds a new era of compact convertible laptops with four-sided frameless NanoEdge displays that feature ultra-narrow bezels on all four sides, giving a screen-to-body ratio of up to an unrivaled 90% for a near-borderless viewing experience.  

The NanoEdge displays also allow a much more compact design, giving each of the new ZenBook Flip 14 a very small footprint for its respective screen sizes. The stunning 14-inch NanoEdge displays give the new model a footprint that’s 10% smaller than the previous generation. 

A Powerful Choice – The ZenBook Flip 14 is packed with the latest, most powerful mobile components that includes up to the latest generation AMD Ryzen™ 7 processor with 8GB DDR4 RAM running at 2400MHz. The latest AMD Ryzen 5 processor also packs the powerful AMD Radeon™ RX Vega 10 graphics processor for supreme graphics on the go. On the storage front, the laptop is backed by an ultrafast 512GB PCIe NVMe SSD and a dual-band Wi-Fi 5. 

 Latest 2nd gen AMD Ryzen processor – ZenBook Flip 14 is powered by AMD’s 2nd Generation AMD Ryzen R7 3700U processor — one of the most powerful mobile processors available on the market today. This processor features four cores and eight computing threads with a 3.7GHz boost frequency.

Inno3D GTX 1660 Super: The New(er) 1080p King?

Well, NVIDIA’s gone and done it again. AMD announced their budget gaming GPU, the RX 5500 a few weeks ago, and what do you know, now we have the GTX 1660 Super from the green team launching today. This brings the Turing GTX line up to four cards, the GTX 1650, 1660, the 1660 Super and the 1660 Ti. And we’re playing with the Inno3D GTX 1660 Super, so let’s jump in and find out what it brings to the table. Before that, don’t forget to subscribe to Tech Fix and hit the bell icon to stay updated with everything about gaming and tech.

The Inno3D GTX 1660 Super is an entry level model, which means it goes for a pretty simple look without any frills. It sports a black shroud and a twin fan, dual slot design with a decent sized heatsink for cooling. However, it does come with a backplate which isn’t something we see in a lot of entry level models, so that’s always a good thing. By looks alone, the card feels a bit plastic-y, but it chooses function over form, which is something we can appreciate. For display options, the card comes with one HDMI port and three DisplayPorts, which more or less has become the norm for modern GPUs.

Talking about specs, the 1660 Super is like a buffed up version of the GTX 1660. It has the same no CUDA cores and the clock speeds are the same too, but the 1660 much higher memory clock speed and bandwidth. In fact, the GTX 1660 Super’s memory bandwidth and speed are even higher than the GTX 1660 Ti. On the VRAM side, all three cards run on 6 GB GDDR6 memory. So, does the bump in memory speed and bandwidth give the 1660 Super any sort of edge in actual gaming performance? Let’s find out in the benchmarks.

Performance wise, the GTX 1660 Super sits somewhere in between the GTX 1660 and 1660 Ti, as expected. The performance gap between the 1660 Super and the 1660 hovers between 5-10%, but there were some occasions where it got dangerously close to the 1660 Ti, pushing the difference under margin of error. It can run pretty much any game you can throw at it comfortably at 60 FPS, on High settings, if not the highest. Tweak around with the game’s graphics settings, and you can easily get an enjoyable, high fidelity experience at a mixture of high and ultra settings. On the temperature side of things, our Inno3D card does a decent job as well, with the maximum temperature reaching up to 74 C during stress testing. 

With all that out of the way, let’s get to the brass tacks. Should you buy the GTX 1660 Super? According to our sources, this 1660 Super is launching at a price point of INR 19,000. The current starting price of the 1660 is about 16500 INR and the 1660 Ti starts at about 21500 INR, putting the 1660 Super smack in the middle. And that’s nothing to say about the different variants of each card, each of which bridges the gap between these three. So for the sake of clarity, we’ll just focus on the basic models. The GTX 1660 Super has a clear advantage over the 1660, and gets close to the 1660 Ti as well, so if you were looking for a 16-series card and haven’t made the leap yet, the 1660 Super is the sweet spot. What’s more interesting, however, is the effect this card will have on the other GTX 16 series cards. There could be a price drop on the 1660, which may end up bringing it to the 1650 territory, and the 1650 may just get a price cut of its own, which wouldn’t really bode well for the red team’s RX 5500. So, the best course of action, in this case, would be to wait a week or two, and then make an informed decision based on the final pricing. I know that’s not very helpful, but with so many moving parts, it’s best to not rush into hype.

WWE 2K20 Now Available

2K today announced that WWE® 2K20, the newest addition to the flagship WWE video game franchise, is now available worldwide for the PlayStation®4 computer entertainment system and Xbox One family of devices, including the Xbox One X, as well as Windows PC. Highlighting fan-favorite Superstars, Legends and Hall of Famers, WWE 2K20 offers engaging gameplay across a wide variety of match types, giving players the chance to live their ultimate WWE dreams.

WWE 2K20 features include the female-fronted 2K Showcase: The Women’s Evolution; the ability to compete as both male and female Superstars in MyCAREER and mixed tag matches; new 2K Towers: Roman’s Reign that highlights Reigns’ epic career; as well as WWE 2K20 Originals, which offer substantially more content than previous post-launch additions.

“We’re incredibly excited to invite players to step inside the world of WWE with a deeper, more personal experience than we’ve ever offered,” said Greg Thomas, President at Visual Concepts. “Our goal was to create a more immersive and representative experience than ever before, with game modes, options, updates and refinements that we hope will please returning fans and welcome in new players. We’re really excited to drive the WWE 2K franchise into the future and show players the vision and creativity Visual Concepts has to offer.”

WWE 2K20 feature highlights include: 

  • 2K Showcase: The Women’s Evolution: Relive the groundbreaking journey of the Four Horsewomen and the Women’s Evolution in 2K Showcase: The Women’s Evolution, featuring in-depth documentary-style vignettes, cutscenes and objective-based gameplay. Play through unforgettable moments and matches from the meteoric rise of the Women’s Division, as told in the words of WWE Superstars Charlotte Flair, Bayley, Sasha Banks and WWE 2K20 Cover Superstar Becky Lynch;

  • MyCAREER – Featuring Both Male & Female MyPLAYER Characters: For the first time ever in WWE 2K franchise history, players can control both male and female MyPLAYER characters in MyCAREER as they journey through the twists, turns and storylines on the path to becoming a WWE Hall of Fame inductee – featuring cutscenes and voiceovers from more than 40 fan-favorite Superstars;

  • 2K Towers: Roman’s Reign: Last year’s popular 2K Towers mode returns with exciting new challenges, including a story-driven Tower centered around the career of WWE 2K20 cover Superstar Roman Reigns. Take a WWE Superstar or created MyPLAYER into a new set of challenging Towers, each with a unique gauntlet of matches that boasts different challenges, match stipulations and player modifications;

  • Streamlined Controls: Controls are streamlined to allow new players to jump into the game more easily, while experienced players will still enjoy a challenge;

  • Creation Suite:
    • A perennial fan favorite, the WWE 2K20 creation suite allows players to fully customize their own Superstars, apparel, arenas and more, and share them online with other players;
  • Downloadable Content:
    • WWE 2K20 Originals: WWE 2K20 introduces WWE 2K20 Originals, each with its own unique theme and content, including a Showcase, new arenas, new takes on popular Superstars, story-driven 2K Towers, unlockable character parts and more. WWE 2K20 Originals: Bump in the Night is the first pack and is included at no extra charge for consumers who pre-ordered WWE 2K20. Consumers who did not pre-order can purchase WWE 2K20 Originals: Bump in the Night for $14.99, available October 28, 2019. All subsequent WWE 2K20 Originals packs will be available for purchase at later dates, and come included with purchase of Deluxe and Collector’s Editions;
      • Each WWE 2K20 Originals pack will be available for $14.99;
      • All four WWE 2K20 Originals packs are included with the WWE 2K20 Deluxe and Collector’s Editions;
      • Each WWE 2K20 Originals pack will be available at a different time throughout the coming months;
    • Accelerator:
      • Players will gain access to all unlockable content available at launch (excluding downloadable content);
      • Players can also decide the overall rankings and attribute levels for all playable Superstars throughout the life of the game;
      • The Accelerator is now available for $4.99;
    • Kickstart:
      • Players get a leg up in MyCAREER by unlocking and boosting MyPLAYER ratings and attributes with 25 additional Attribute Points and 8 Additional Skill Points. Plus, get a 25,000 VC starting bonus to unlock additional Superstar parts, moves and more;
      • Start with all Boost Slots unlocked plus 15 free Boosts, 2,000 free Tokens and 400 Deluxe Tokens;
      • MyPLAYER KickStart is now available for $9.99;

  • WWE 2K20 Backstage Pass*: Save on WWE 2K20 Originals with this bundle featuring packs 2-4 for $29.99, ($44.97 value). Note: This content is already included with the Deluxe and Collector’s Editions; 
  • WWE SuperCard Limited Edition Cards: WWE SuperCard limited edition Becky Lynch and Roman Reigns cards are available with physical copies of the Standard and Deluxe Edition. The Becky Lynch, Roman Reigns, The Rock, Mankind and Mr. Socko Support Card are available with the physical version of the WWE 2K20 Collector’s Edition. These cards are only available with physical copies of WWE 2K20;

  • Massive Playable Roster: Offering more than 180 playable characters, the WWE 2K20 roster gives players the opportunity to compete with their favorite WWE Superstars, as well as WWE Legends and Hall of Famers. Players can compete with current WWE Superstars such as Bayley, Braun Strowman, Charlotte Flair, Kofi Kingston, Seth Rollins, Adam Cole, Io Shirai, Matt Riddle and Toni Storm; as well as WWE Legends such as Dwayne “The Rock®” Johnson, André the Giant, “Rowdy” Roddy Piper, and more;

  • Universe Mode: Bigger than ever before, giving players higher caps on match limits, championship slots per show and rivalries per show along with new cutscenes, 3,040 new promo lines and improved overall flow;

  • Soundtrack: Curated to suit the diverse tastes of the WWE Universe, WWE 2K20’s in-game soundtrack features 12 tracks across hip-hop, hard rock, punk, metal, electropop and alternative/indie rock, including:
    • Banks – “Gimme”;
    • Barns Courtney – “99”;
    • Bring Me The Horizon featuring Dani Filth – “Wonderful Life”;
    • Grandson – “Stigmata”;
    • Lil Uzi Vert – “XOTour Llif3”;
    • Motley Crue featuring Machine Gun Kelly – “The Dirt”;
    • Muse – “The Dark Side”;
    • Poppy – “METAL”;
    • Saweetie – “Icy Girl”;
    • The Black Keys – “LO / HI”;
    • The Misfits – “Hybrid Moments”;
    • Watt ft. Post Malone – “Burning Man”.

Developed by Visual Concepts, a 2K studio, WWE 2K20 is rated “T” for Teen by the ESRB. WWE 2K20 is now available worldwide for the PS4™ system, Xbox One and Windows PC. For more information on WWE 2K20 and 2K, visit wwe.2k.com, become a fan on Facebook, follow the game on Twitter and Instagram using the hashtag #WWE2K20 or subscribe on YouTube.

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Wargaming and ACT Fibernet re-launch World of Warships in India with Exclusive Content

Wargaming, the award-winning online game developer and publisher specialising in military free-to-play MMO titles, has announced the relaunch of the iconic World of Warships for the India market. World of Warships is a team-based massively multiplayer online action game featuring large scale naval battles in a selection of PvP, cooperative or competitive battle mode as well as historically inspired PvE scenarios and seasonal special events.

Since its launch in 2015, World of Warships has added over 30 million registered players on the back of its focus on history, military, and engineering enthusiasts, making it one of the most successful games in this genre on the planet. In a bid to continuously improve the gameplay and content, the company recently announced the arrival of submarines as playable vessels in addition to plans for the launch of the long-awaited ship class during gamescom 2019.

The company’s premier free-to-play naval combat game will now feature India-specific content supported by comprehensive partnerships with leading industry players including ACT Fibernet, Zotac, ANT Esports, and LG. The most exciting part of the India relaunch sees the company add content exclusively developed for the India market, including:
● National ship camouflages
● India-themed skin initially available only to Indian players
● Partner camouflages and flags
● Local language versions of their flagship content property Naval Legends, a video series
about the most historically significant maritime moments of the 20 th century
● Additional content around the Indian Navy, museums, and ships

While all of these features will be available starting the 17 th of September, the company has also indicated the possibility of additional content such as thematic ports, containers, and patches in the near future, or even ships sailing under the Indian ensign to capitalise on the growing appetite for gaming in India, Wargaming has struck marquee partnerships with ACT Fibernet, Zotac, ANT Esports, and LG. The collaboration with ACT Fibernet will
offer Indian players optimised routing to the EU server, a unique ACT Fibernet Camo skin available to ACT Fibernet customers, and up to INR 2000 worth monthly in-game benefits. Indian players on the platform will also have access to exclusive bundles from LG, Zotac, and Ant Esports.

Speaking about plans for the India market, Rajeev Girdhar, European Publishing Director for World of Warships and India Operations Lead, said, “We are immensely excited to be relaunching World of Warships for the India market. The country’s knowledgeable and curious gamer base provides an
excellent audience for detail-oriented strategy games like World of Warships and we are excited to bring them a customised experience. We only see the exponentially growing appetite for immersive gaming in the country getting bigger, and that’s great news for new genres. Our belief that this is a
substantial market set to explode has led us to build and develop a whole new range of immersive content that augments the already exceptional gameplay.”

Talking about the synergy between ACT and great gaming experiences, Ravi Karthik, Head of Marketing, Atria Convergence Technologies Ltd said, “ACT Fibernet is known to provide the best gaming experience with high speeds, low latency and packet losses. With the gaming industry in
India now beginning to grow, we believe our proposition of a gaming pack that puts together in one place what the customer wants – speeds, data, low pings, in-game benefits and offers will meet the needs of gamers and enable a delightful gaming experience. We are extremely excited to partner
with World of Warships for their India launch. The rich multi-player experience with strategies and quasi-real battles provide for great gaming experience which can be enjoyed by diverse age groups. Together we will work to build gaming in India and World of Warships to a huge success”

In addition to ACT Fibernet, Wargaming’s partnerships with some of the country’s leading gaming product companies like LG, Zotac, and Ant esports are another reason for excitement. Samar Deep, Product Marketing Manager IT, LG Electronics, India, says “We’re very excited to
partner with World of Warships, the perfect game to highlight the advantages of LG Ultragear Gaming Monitors, especially our popular lineup of Ultrawide monitors“

Deepak Gupta, Country Head, India, at ZOTAC also announced the launch of India-specific bundles, stating that, “As the market leader in India, we’re glad to be the first to officially offer India specific bundles for our range of ZOTAC Gaming GPU’s starting from GT 1030 series going up to GTX 16
Series“ The list of partnerships is nicely rounded off by gaming peripherals company Ant esports. Himanshu
Jain, Director at Ant esports believes that the company’s existing user community will provide great support for new developments such as special edition products and bundles, saying, “We’ve been overwhelmed by the community’s response to our latest lineup of products that have disrupted the
market and now we’re moving forward with collaborations with World of Warships for not only bundles but also Special Edition products early next year for our ever-growing community“

The World of Warships India model will continue to operate on its free-to-play, pay-to-progress framework where players can enjoy the game for free while making small investments to unlock additional content faster. Cognizant of India’s price sensitivity, Wargaming will customise in-game pricing for the local audience, following our experience of entering new markets and best practices for connecting with the Indian audience.

The Cyprus-based Wargaming, founded by Belarussian chess prodigy Victor Kilsyi, is a world-leader in historically accurate MMO combat games by both popularity and profitability. Inspired by Mr Kilsyi’s obsession with military history and strategy games, the company boasts over 200 million
registered users drawn to their combination of stunning graphics, incredible attention to detail, and immersive gameplay. Its concerted foray into the India market is set to be another milestone in the company’s stellar journey.

Head over to worldofwarships.in now to sign up for World of Warships for free.

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Astral Chain Launch Trailer Shows off the Gameplay and Story

Humanity’s last chance against an interdimensional invasion is a special living weapon called the Legion. As a rookie officer in the elite police task force Neuron, you and your Legion will work together to solve cases and save humankind.

The Astral Chain game gives you full control over two characters at once for thrilling Synergetic Action, courtesy of PlatinumGames. Alternate between several Legion types and skills to save the world your way.

Astral Chain features character designs by the acclaimed manga artist Masakazu Katsura (ZETMAN, Video Girl Ai), and marks the directorial debut of PlatinumGames’ Takahisa Taura (Designer of NieR: Automata). Hideki Kamiya, director of the Bayonetta game and writer/supervisor of the Bayonetta 2 game, provides supervision.

Key Features

• Players can control the protagonist and a special weapon called a Legion simultaneously, building stylish combos by using both characters in tandem

• There are multiple Legions in the game, each with different combat styles and abilities. Players can even strategically change between Legions at will during real-time battles

• This apocalyptic setting is full of intricate details and interesting characters, including citizens and suspects you can interact with in the city, others in the special police task force, and your twin sibling

• Use the abilities of the Legion not only in battle but also for investigating cases and solving environmental puzzles

• Uncover the secrets of the alternate dimension called the Astral Plane, where the mysterious invaders originate

• Astral Chain is directed by Takahisa Taura, known for his work as the game designer on NieR: Automata, and supervised by Hideki Kamiya, creator of the Bayonetta series

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Red Bull River Runes returns to India

Showcase your 1v1 Dota 2 skills as Red Bull R1v1r Runes returns to India this year after a successful debut in 2018. Prove to the Dota 2 community across India that you have what it takes to rule the R1v1r in this unique and intense take on the world’s most popular esports title. Announce yourself to the esports world. Last year, Sahil ‘MiCrO’ Viradia from Mumbai emerged as the best Dota 2 Player in the country at the National Finals of Red Bull R1v1r Runes

What is R1v1r Runes

Even to Dota 2 veterans, Red Bull R1v1r Runes is a whole new beast that will test your duelling finesse and split-second decision-making abilities. Red Bull R1v1r Runes is a 1-on-1 modification for Dota 2. This mode is played only in the middle lane of a regular Dota 2 map with several adjustments to the game mechanics that make this a far more exciting and intense experience for individual gamers. This also means matches are quicker, pushing competitors’ skills and reflexes to the limit.

Choose the hero you can dominate with to gain the upper hand and turn the tide in your favour within seconds. The win conditions are simple: the player to slay their opponent thrice or eliminate the T1 tower achieves victory in this multi-city competition that will culminate in a National Final this November.

In 2019, the Red Bull R1v1r Runes tournaments are being hosted by seven countries: India, Croatia, Germany, Philippines, Russia, Ukraine and the UK

Gamers from around the country have a chance to qualify online as well as through offline qualifier events across 20 cities in India. Starting 3rd September, players can begin their journey towards becoming India’s Red Bull R1v1r Runes champion, with qualifiers being help in Mumbai, Pune, Bengaluru, Hyderabad, Jaipur, Dehradun, Nashik, Ahmedabad, Indore, Chennai, Indore, Goa, Pondicherry, Mangalore, Silchar, Bhubnshwar, Kolkata, Guwahati, Jalandar, Lucknow, and Delhi. 

How to play Red Bull R1v1r Runes

  • Go to Arcade in Dota 2
  • In the Search bar type “Red Bull R1v1r Runes” and you will see the game
  • Install the game and create a lobby with a password and share the password on the match chat/match page to your opponent
  • Get in touch with your opponent in the Match page or on Discord
  • Play and report the results

How to participate: Offline

How to participate: Online 

Additional information:

  • Red Bull R1v1r Runes participants must be 16 years of age or older
  • Participant must be a natural born citizen of the country in which the tournament is being held
  • Participants will be required to play through their own Steam account
  • Tournament updates, brackets and matches will be shared on the Red Bull R1v1r Runes Discord channel
  • Live support and queries will be answered on the same Discord channel – https://discord.gg/QsMcX64

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