Brea, California (May 11, 2022) – ViewSonic Corp., a leading global provider of visual solutions, kickstarted this year with ‘United by Play’ – a global campaign designed to celebrate the spirit of inclusive gaming, emphasizing that everyone can be a gamer. By launching the United by Play awards, ViewSonic encourages gamers around the world to capture and share their best gaming moments through photos or videos. Today, ViewSonic announced the top 10 winners out of over 300 submissions received on the campaign website.
“United by Play was launched to elevate inclusive gaming, to have gamers be involved in what we believed in – that gaming was for everyone. That ethos is reflected in ViewSonic Gaming and how we design the products,” said Oscar Lin, General Manager of the Monitor Business Unit at ViewSonic. “ViewSonic Gaming consists of two collections: OMNI, crafted for casual gamers, and ELITE, for pro-gamers. It’s about giving our customers options to suit their gameplay. Moreover, it’s about building a community around gaming, where any player can belong no matter what.”
For the United by Play Awards, contestants were invited to submit a memorable gameplay or gaming moment on Instagram. The winning ten were selected by a panel of judges, who are gaming personalities known for their unique gaming styles. Each winner will receive a ViewSonic Gaming monitor – the class-leading ELITE XG320Q for the top three submissions and the award-winning OMNI VX1755 for the next seven.
Top Ten Winners
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