The third edition of NVIDIA’s Gamer Connect 2017 was held in Cochin at Bhaskareeyam Convention Centre, near Saraswati Vidyaniketan today. The gamer engagement event generated a turnaround of more than 1600 gaming enthusiasts. Gamer Connect is a platform for the Indian gaming community to network and explore new avenues in gaming and simultaneously experience the latest technologies introduced to PC gaming. Earlier this year, NVIDIA hosted their event in Kolkata and Ahmedabad in April and June respectively, where they successfully generated a lot of excitement amongst gaming enthusiasts.
The event partners Dell and LG also displayed their latest products. LG showcased its gaming monitor range for both casual and competitive gamers. Gamers were excited to witness AAA games like Mass Effect: Andromeda, Tom Clancy’s Ghost Recon: Wildlands on LG’s Curved 21:9 Ultrawide, 4K and 144Hz Monitors.
Speaking on the event, Vamsi Krishna, Head – Consumer Marketing, South Asia, NVIDIA said, “With Gamer Connect we aim to bring the Indian gaming industry at par with International standards, widen horizons and hone their skills to test them against other gamers worldwide. The flagship event started in 2015 with just 300 gamers and today through various activities we have expanded our reach to approximately 3 million gamers online. It is an event that connects gamers across the country and shows them the best gaming experience available.”
At the event, NVIDIA showcased GeForce GTX graphic cards featuring the latest Pascal architecture. The participants experienced cutting edge technologies like Virtual Reality and 4K, and immersed themselves in the gaming world.
On exhibition also, was Dell’s latest laptops packed with GeForce GTX 10-series. NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1080, 1070, 1060 and 1050 GPUs for notebooks provide gamers with a quantum leap in performance and power efficiency in the world’s fastest-growing gaming platform. Compared with prior-generation Maxwell architecture-based GPUs, the new GTX 10-Series GPUs for notebooks deliver up to 75 percent more performance right out of the box.