In a fun-filled creative house party for media, influencers, and select power users in Paranaque City, ASUS Republic of Gamers (ROG) proudly showcased its complete product lineup comprising of products that address the ever-growing need of today's gamers.
Complete gaming product portfolio
Coming off from its usual event execution of providing a singular product demo, ROG is stepping up the game by giving its invitees a look at different product combinations in different gaming scenarios: a gaming cave for the enthusiasts, a streaming room for the budding esports influencer, an unboxing studio for the content creator, an evolved console gaming area, a mobile gaming space, and an outside entertainment area for relaxation.
The gaming cave is the centerpiece of the room, powered by a full ROG DIY PC lineup, ranging from the ROG Maximus XI Formula motherboard, Strix RTX 2080Ti, ROG Ryujin 240, ROG Thor 1200P, Strix XG49VQ, Strix Scope, Gladius II Wireless, Balteus Qi, and Strix Helios.
The stream room is built using TUF Gaming PCs to power up the new streaming lifestyle with TUF gaming motherboard, ASUS graphics cards, and ASUS VG series gaming monitors.
The living room, home of the gaming console, gets the touch of ROG with specially-made compatible products. Featured together with the Sony PlayStation 4 Pro is the ROG Strix Fusion Wireless. While in tandem with the Nintendo Switch is the ROG Delta.
New ROG Strix B365-chipset to be powerfully robust for midrange market
With the success of the midrange Intel B360 series, ROG is proud to announce a more robust option for gamers looking to upgrade this season, the ROG Strix B365-F and B365-G gaming motherboards.
Both motherboards feature improved power stages, Wi-Fi and Bluetooth connectivity, and more USB ports for the ever-growing needs of consumers. The boards can handle a greater amount of power via improved layout, added thermal pads, Digi+ VRM, and durable Alloy chokes. Greater and more stable memory speeds are also possible because Optimem II, while FanXpert4 intelligently optimizes fan speeds of the PC to keep it cooler.
The ROG Strix B365-F and G gaming motherboards also come with ASUS's award-winning gaming audio. Equipped with high-quality audio components and SupremeFX sound chip, they can deliver immersive audio gaming and multimedia experience even with audiophile-grade headphones.
The GameFirst V technology precisely prioritizes packets of your choosing and can direct greater bandwidth to active windows that are accessing the Internet.
More vibrant, wider, and faster gaming monitors and projectors
In light of the new gaming lifestyle of consumers, ROG cements itself as the leading gaming monitor brand with the local release of the ROG Swift PG39Q and the ASUS F1 projector.
The ROG Swift PG349Q features a WQHD (3440 x 1440p) molded inside a new-tech 1900R curved panel. It also sports G-Sync and 120Hz refresh rate for smooth and fast frames, unleashing a player’s skill to dominate the game. The display also prepares gamers to be marathon-ready with Eye Care Technology inside, delivering less eye-strain for the dedicated player.
ASUS also releases the ASUS F1 projector, featuring 1200-lumen light output, 100% NTSC color-space coverage, and Full HD (1920 x 1080p) resolution, projecting bright, vibrant, and crisp images for presentations, videos, and gaming experiences. With short-throw technology, the F1 projector requires as little as 25 inches (0.43m) to project stunning 210-inch (3.7m) images, delivering maximum projection size in minimal space and giving users the flexibility to present or enjoy media anywhere.
Complementing its high-quality visuals, the F1 features two 3W stereo speakers, an 8W subwoofer, and embedded Harman Kardon audio technology to deliver powerful, high-fidelity 2.1-channel audio for immersive entertainment experiences and more engaging multimedia presentations.
ROG gaming routers soon to make its way to more households
Powering up the home network in complete AiMesh technology is the ROG Rapture GT-AC2900. The new product obliterates lag in gaming in all parts of the house, while assuring seamless gaming experience for more connected devices running at the same time.
Shrouded in black and accentuated with subtle RGB lighting that works with ROG’s AURA Sync, the ROG Rapture GT-AC2900 is made for gaming. GameFirst and WTFast prioritize gaming traffic whether on consoles or desktop PCs. Older and non-gaming systems can also take advantage of the Rapture’s built-in GeForce Now Technology, NVIDIA’s up-and-coming cloud-based game streaming service.
ROG PNK LTD Series to be available in the Philippines
After much anticipation and demand, the ROG PNK LTD series gaming peripherals are here. Made for the gamer with a different taste, the squad of ROG Strix Flare, Gladius II Origin, Sheath, and Strix Fusion 300 will all have a stylish pink counterpart.
The ROG Strix Flare PNK LTD is equipped with Cherry MX switches that deliver satisfying keystrokes with every actuation. Customizations are plenty as the keyboard is equipped with ASUS AURA Sync RGB lighting, a matching underglow, and an illuminated badge that can be swapped out for a personalized one.
Redesigned to complement the lineup is the ROG Strix Fusion 300 PNK LTD. It is powered by 50mm ASUS Essence drivers in an exclusive airtight chamber that delivers impactful bass and rich sound that makes playing more enjoyable. The onboard 7.1 surround sound immerses gamers further into the game.
Gentle in pink but lethal in battle, the ROG Gladius II is designed for FPS gaming. It features a PixArt PMW3360 sensor that goes up to 12000dpi for accurate control and quick reactions, its ergonomics were made to be cupped to deliver comfort for extended gaming sessions.
Completing the PNK LTD lineup is the ROG Sheath PNK LTD. With its intricately-woven surface that ensures unabated gliding, the ROG Sheath PNK LTD does not discriminate whatever settings the user might prefer.
Pricing and availability
All new products announced are set to be available in the Philippines by June 2019 in local retailers nationwide. Below are the suggested retail prices (SRPs). The B365 series motherboard’ prices are available on the ROG Philippines Facebook page.
ROG Swift PG349Q - PhP 71,440
ASUS F1 Projector - PhP 45,100
ROG Rapture GT-AC2900 - PhP 16,000
ROG Strix Flare PNK LTD - PhP 9,700
ROG Strix Fusion 300 PNK LTD - PhP 6,550
ROG Gladius II Origin PNK LTD - PhP 4,500
ROG Sheath PNK LTD - PhP 2,050