ESL UK, Intel, Currys PC World and PC Specialist Reveals ESL Certified Esports PC at EGX 2018
High-performance esports PC available to purchase for £1499.99, exclusively at Currys PC World Online
London, UK – ESL UK revealed the ESL Certified Esports PC, the first-ever ESL branded system from the world’s biggest esports company. Built in partnership with Intel, Currys PC World and PC Specialist, the ESL Certified Esports PC made its debut at EGX today and is available to buy now, exclusively from Currys PC World Online, at www.currys.co.uk/ESLPC.
Offering intense esports gaming power, the ESL Certified Esports PC delivers high-end performance for all major esports titles including CS:GO, Rainbow Six Siege, League of Legends,Hearthstone and many others. Components selected by PC Specialist include a Nvidia GeForce GTX 1070 graphics card and unlocked Intel Core i7-8700K processor.
The ESL Certified Esports PC is the first time ESL has taken the brand to the UK high-street, in response to growing mainstream interest in esports. By partnering with industry titans Intel, ESL UK Premiership sponsors Currys PC World, and tech experts PC Specialists, ESL provides their support as a trusted industry name to a stable, high-end esports system ideal for the mass market.
“It’s fantastic to be involved designing a PC specifically for esports on the high-street,” said James Dean, UK managing director at ESL. “The demand for esports-first hardware is here to stay in the UK, and, by offering our Esports PC with high street retailers, we can open up high-end PC gaming to a whole new audience. As the UK’s esports community grows, we’ll be working closely with our partners at Intel, Currys PC World, and PC Specialist to deliver more options that match players’ need for peak performance – and their budgets.”
“Intel is very proud to have worked with ESL UK, PC Specialist and Currys PC World to create the ESL PC designed with gamers in mind,” said Scott Gillingham, Intel UK gaming and esports lead. “Launched at EGX 2018, gamers can come and experience it’s awesome performance powered by Intel 8th Generation Core i7 processor.”
“This is the beginning of an exciting journey for ESL Certified Esports PC and we are delighted to be involved, bringing true esport hardware to the UK” said Nick Hayden, Head of Gaming for Currys PC World. “The ESL PC will deliver a non-compromising experience fine-tuned and benchmarked to fulfill all players ambitions.
EGX visitors will be able to try out the PC for the first time at the PC Specialist and Intel booths located in the ESL Arena, Hall 20. Zone 2. The PCs will also be powering the ESL UK Hearthstone Premiership Finals, taking place on the Main Stage of ESL Arena throughout the weekend. The Hearthstone Premiership Grand Finals will take place on Saturday at 12:00.
The ESL Certified Esports PC is available to purchase today for £1499.99, exclusively at Currys PC World.
The full ESL Certified Esports PC specification includes:
- Unlocked Intel core i7-8700K processor
- Nvidia GTX 1070 8GB Graphics Card
- 16GB RAM
- 2TB HDD
- 256 Intel NVMe SSD
- Realtek Gigabit LAN
- 2 x 2 AC Wifi