March 7, 2005ABIT, along with Intel, ATI, LG, and Corsair, are pleased to announce the launch of the ACON5 Global Gaming Event. Held in over 20 countries and territories, ACON5 invites avid gamers from 150 cities across the globe to one of the world’s largest, most exciting gaming tournaments.

“With thousands of gamers taking part last year, ACON4 was a major success,” notes ABIT Gaming Brand Manager Lester Lau. “This year with more locations, bigger prizes, and the addition of a new game, ACON5 promises to be the best one yet.”

Throughout 20 different countries and territories worldwide, avid gamers will participate in the ACON5 Qualifiers. During each qualifying event, the winners win the right to represent their region at the ACON5 Finals. From there, the winners will be flown, all expenses paid, to the ACON5 Global Finals located in a yet undisclosed exotic location. Last year, Warcraft III: Frozen Throne was chosen to be the official game. For ACON5, organizers have added Counter-Strike, the world’s number one online game.

“With a unique blend of teamplay, strategy, and fast-paced action, Counter-Strike will add a new level of excitement to ACON5,” says ABIT Marketing Manager Larry Wu. “ABIT along with our partners are proud to bring an even bigger event to gamers worldwide.”

ACON5 Qualifiers will take place in the following countries and territories:

– France – UK – Japan – Turkey
– Benelux – Nordics – Malaysia – Australia
– Italy – Poland – Korea – China
– ermany – Russia – USA – Hong Kong

Details for local events will be updated on the Official ACON5 Website (, so check often for the latest news. Prizes which include the award winning Sound Blaster Audigy 2 ZS audio card, the all-new Creative NC1212 Pro Gamer Headsets, and the most popular MP3 flash player Muvo Micro N200 256 MB from Creative, along with the location for the global final will be announced on the website over the next few weeks.

“ACON5 continues the tradition of bringing the excitement of a professional gaming event to gamers of all skill levels. Whether you’re a seasoned veteran or a fresh recruit, there’s a place for you at ACON5.”

ABIT, along with Intel, ATI, LG, and Corsair invite gamers around the globe to experience ACON5 and take on the world. Check out the ACON5 website for more!

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