Samsung Electronics recently sponsored the TEKKEN World Tour campaign in South Korea by providing its Tizen based TVs and Gaming monitors to organize the tournament at JBK Convention Hall, Gangnam, Seoul. The Tekken World tour aims to celebrate the release of Tekken 7 on all major gaming platforms- PlayStation 4, XBox One and Steam. The world tour began in January this year in Thailand hosted by Twitch and Bandai Namco Entertainment Inc. a Japanese game publisher. Since then, the tournament has been taking stops at several countries for the Elite Tekken Players to compete for some attractive prizes. The world tour will go on until November across 3 regions: America, Europe and Asia-Pacific.
Samsung sponsored the event in South Korea as a potential opportunity to showcase their best display solutions to gamers who would be part of the event. The Electronics giant had sponsored six 65 inch QLED TVs and twenty 27-inch QLED Gaming monitors. With the Steam Link app recently announced, Samsung made use of the service to stream the Tekken 7 at the tournament for the gamers to display the capabilities of the QLED TV and the low latency it offers even in wireless streaming of the game.
Over 256 participants were part of the tournament in South Korea to test their Tekken Fighting skills against their competition with the winner bagging home prize money worth over $200,000!