Gameloft and Honor are collaborating again in order to organize an esports competition “Modern Combat Versus Honor International Series”. A first person shootout-Modern Combat Versus, offers players a new competitive tournament series in partnership with Honor- Honor, Huawei’s e-brand for digital natives; and Electronic Sports League (ESL), the world’s largest esports company.
This exclusive event will offer teams from France, Germany, Italy, Spain, India, and Malaysia, the chance to face off in the popular mobile game, Modern Combat Versus. For 3 weeks, players will be able to enter the competition, compete, and qualify for the grand finale where only the best teams from each country will be able to try and win €10,000 and the official smartphone Honor View10, one of the first AI-powered smartphones.
“This partnership marks a decisive step in Gameloft’s dedication to enter the domain of esports. Modern Combat Versus is a perfect fit for an online competition, with its strategic team-based gameplay and unique visual experience that matches console level graphics,” declared Baudouin Corman, Senior Vice President Sales and Marketing at Gameloft. “We are happy to collaborate again with Honor to show that FPS esports competitions on mobile are just as intense and enjoyable as on console and PC.”
“We hope to close the gap between console and mobile gaming. With AI-powered performance, Honor View10 will bring consumers a smoother user experience and lightening-speed, making the View10 the ideal gaming phone,” added P Sanjeev, Vice President, Sales, Huawei Consumer Business Group. “We are happy to collaborate with Gameloft again to take the competition to the next level and keep co-creating a young lifestyle for consumers.”
Honor View 10 features the most advanced Kirin 970 features an octa-core ARM Cortex CPU and a first-to-market Mali-G72 12-core GPU. Together with 6GB + 128GB memory and EMUI 8.0, it unleashes amazing processing power in multi-tasking environment and gaming. Honor View 10 has a special Gaming Suite which significantly increases the performance of mobile games. The 3,750 mAh battery and Honor Fast Charging capabilities make the Honor View 10 ideal for gamers and heavy users. The Honor View 10 is equipped with a high-definition 16MP + 20MP dual-lens camera with F/1.8 wide aperture and 2-in-1 PDAF automatic focusing, enabling users to take professional photos in the blink of an eye. Honor recently rolled out OTA update which has enabled multiple AI enabled features in Honor View 10 such as Intelligent Face Unlock, AI Motion Detection, AI Zoom, Super-resolution Imaging etc.
The first qualification rounds for the “Modern Combat Versus Honor International Series” will begin on February 11, 2018. The best teams will be selected depending on their overall ranking and will then meet in Paris for the grand finale in April at the ESL Paris studio.
The “Modern Combat Versus Honor International Series” falls within the context of the release of the Honor View10. This newly launched flagship is highly anticipated by gamers for its Kirin 970 fast processor, Honor FullView Display (18:9 ratio), long lasting battery, and Game Suite optimizations. Modern Combat Versus will take full advantage of all these unique capabilities to enhance mobile gaming experience and satisfy the increasing requirements of game-lovers.