ViewSonic Kicks off 2022 Philanthropic Efforts with United by Play Esports Tournament
Brea, CA (Feb 1, 2022) – ViewSonic Corp., a leading global provider of visual solutions, continues its focus on furthering the advancement of learning at all levels by providing professional expertise and innovative technologies at the United by Play Esports Tournament.
ViewSonic kicked off the year with the Battle for Charity tournament at the HyperX arena at the Luxor Hotel on January 5th. The virtual event brought together four professional esports teams, one collegiate team, dozens of content creators, streamers, and influencers and raised over $40,000. All monies directly benefited the participating foundations – Starlight Children’s Foundation, 1,000 Dreams Fund, StackUp, Boys & Girls Clubs of Hollywood, Paws Your Game and LANFest. Each charity was represented by a group of esports players who generously received $6,800. The winning team, Paws Your Game, also received a trophy to celebrate the win.
“ViewSonic upholds our commitment to esports gaming,” said Danny Ordway, vertical marketing manager for gaming at ViewSonic. “The United by Play event was a great success that benefited not only many incredible charities but also gamers of all ages, skill levels and demographics. ViewSonic will continue to support, grow with, and facilitate bringing people together to the interconnected esports community.”
2022 will bring more support for esports gamers and schools through ViewSonic’s initiatives. The esports gaming market is valued at $612 million with an audience of 134 million, according to SuperData. Leagues are rapidly growing in junior high, high school and the collegiate level. Esports not only builds confidence and a sense of community but instills leadership, accountability, commitment, and provides career paths for professional gamers, content creators, streamers, coders and more. ViewSonic continues to provide visual solutions, scholarships, and a collective voice to support the evolving needs of esports and gamers.
ViewSonic has a broad portfolio of gaming monitors for everyone ranging from the casual gamer to the professional. Its lineup of award-winning models delivers captivating graphics and incredible responsiveness for the ultimate gaming experience. Engineered with tournament-grade features, ViewSonic® gaming monitors are designed to give players the edge needed for any gaming environment.