Acer today unveiled its highly anticipated Predator gaming series in Malaysia with the introduction of eight new models. The company announced its gaming strategy at a global press conference in New York in April, followed by an official launch of this industry-leading portfolio of gaming devices in IFA Berlin in September.
“With this new addition to our already extensive portfolio of products in Malaysia, we hope this cross-platform offering of Predator gaming series will bring powerful and out of this world gaming experience to its users. The dedication, talent, passion of our R&D team and valuable professional insights from members of TeamAcer eSports is set to deliver the best-in-class experience for serious gamers whom we call the Predator Tribe,” said Ricky Tan, Managing Director of Acer Sales & Services Sdn. Bhd.
Acer Malaysia joint hands with their longtime partners, Microsoft and Intel to bring these new products to empower the Predator Tribe in Malaysia to conquer new worlds in gaming. The new Predator gaming series run seamlessly with Windows® 10 on the latest Intel technology to break new frontiers.
“Windows® 10 is the best version of Windows yet, and we’re bringing some of the most exhilarating gaming experiences across devices, including PCs, laptops and tablets. Not only do we deliver innovative features such as DirectX12 and Game DVR – the best thing is that it comes with the familiarity of Windows. With more than 110 million devices already running on Windows® 10, we envision a huge opportunity for gamers and game developers alike to expand on a unified gaming universe, which we’ve seen incredible momentum from,” said Michal Golebiewski, Chief Marketing & Operations Officer of Microsoft Malaysia.
“Gamers can look forward to an enhanced gaming experience on Acer’s products that are powered by the 6th Generation Intel® Core™ processors. For the ultimate gaming experience, experienced gamers can look forward to Acer devices powered by Intel’s 6th Generation Intel® Core™ unlocked processors,” Sumner Lemon, Country Manager, Intel Malaysia and Singapore.
The new Predator gaming series are designed for serious gamers who seek no-compromise, powerful experience in performance, design and the best in gaming.
Acer Predator 15 and 17
The highly anticipated series in the Predator line, Acer Predator 15 and 17 laptops sport the bespoke design of red accents and a black chassis with geometric lines and soft texture coating. These high-performance laptops are powered by the latest Intel® Core™ processors coupled with speedy NVIDIA® GeForce® graphics, rapid DDR4 memory, cutting-edge cooling system and premium audio capabilities. The Predator 15 and 17 also support the Predator FrostCore feature which keeps the laptop operating at lower temperature for a smoother gaming experience – a feature enabled by the swappable Cooler Master® fan module which is available exclusively to Acer.
Other notable features that can be found in the Predator 15 and 17 laptops are the PredatorSense gaming control panel which allow customization and control of gaming features which include macro programmable keys and modifiable lighting controls and Predator ProZone backlit keyboard provides four customizable lighting zones and programmable macro profiles to share with others. Gaming requires smooth and fast connections which featured in the Killer DoubleShot™ where it allows wireless networking and Ethernet to work together to achieve the ultimate high-speed bout. The Predator SoundPound offers a combination of stellar audio features including up to four built-in speakers, two subwoofers and Dolby Audio™ surround sound ensuring crystal clear audio and rich bass.
The Acer Predator 15 and 17 laptops are priced at RM6,999.00 onwards.
Recently announced as one of the three CES 2016 Innovations Award Honoree for innovative products, the Acer Predator 8 is a dedicated gaming tablet with sleek brushed aluminium design. It is powered by a powerful Intel® Atom™ processor, supports the Predator Quadio, a throng of four-front facing speakers that delivers enhanced virtual surround sound quality while the Predator ColorBlast technology brings high-quality colour from professional monitors to the tablet, supporting 100% NTSC colour gamut. In addition, it also comes with Predator TacSense that improves game play with tactile feedback, allowing a more enjoyable and memorable gaming experience. The Acer Predator 8 also features Predator Media Master, a unique Acer application that allows customization of audio and video set up for standard, album, movie and game use.
The Acer Predator 8 retails at RM1,499.00
Acer Predator G6 and G3 Desktops
These desirable powerful war machines feature a menacing armour-covered chassis design, powered by the latest Intel® Core™ processors, high-performance NVIDIA® GeForce® graphics and Acer IceTunnel, an enhanced thermal system which optimizes airflow by efficiently bringing out internal heat of the desktops. The Predator G6 features “One-Punch Overclocking” that unleashes the full potential of the machine with just a button! The SoundBlaster X-Fi MB5 feature allow full control of all the gaming audio in the Predator G6, with the support of Scout Mode which amplifies the sound of footsteps and dialogues from enemies in game, EAX 5.0 provide sound effects that adapts to different environment and Voice FX which masks voices when chatting in game with teammates or enemies.
The Acer Predator G6 is priced at RM8,999.00 and the Acer Predator G3 will only be available in January 2016.
Acer Predator Z35, Predator X34 and Predator XB1
The industry-leading Acer Predator gaming monitor lineup comes in 27-inch to 35-inch sizes built on top-notched display technology, and provides the best-in-class gaming experience. These monitors have won praises from gamers worldwide. These new Predator gaming monitors feature GameView technology which allows instant toggle between three customizable display profiles, tweaking settings such as Dark Boost, Overclock and aim-point assistance to suit a wide array of gamers.
The Acer Predator Z35 is a 35-inch 21:9 UltraWide Full HD (2560x1080) curved gaming monitor with a curvature of 2000R featuring NVIDIA® G-Sync™ for immersive, wraparound gaming experience. It supports overclocking to a lightning-fast mode of up to 200Hz refresh rate.
The Acer Predator XB1 comes in two models – XB271HU and XB281HK which sport 27-inch and 28-inch screen respectively. Both these models come with the latest NVIDIA® G-SYNC™ technology that provides amazingly detailed images and smooth visuals.
The Predator XB271HU touts a zero-frame-edge-to-edge design with a WQHD (2560 x 1440) IPS panel that supports 100% of the sRGB gamut, supports NVIDIA® ULMB™ technology that reduces motion blur in fast-paced gaming situations and has a refresh rate of up to 144Hz (overclocking of up to 165Hz). The Predator XB281HK comes with a 4K UHD panel that has a fast GTG (gray to gray) response time of 1ms, rendering lightning fast actions or dramatic transitions smoothly minus smearing or ghosting.
The world’s first curved monitor with NVIDIA® G-SYNC™, the Acer Predator X34 is a 34-inch IPS 21:9 ultra-wide QHD curved monitor that eliminates tearing, minimizes display stutter and input lag to provide an immersive gaming experience. The Predator X34 supports up to 100Hz overclocking to deliver extremely sharp moving pictures. It is no wonder that it was a Computex d&I Awards winner!
The price for Acer Predator monitors starts from RM2,599.00
The Acer Predator gaming series will be available for purchase immediately at select Authorized Acer Resellers nationwide. For more information, please visit Acer Malaysia Facebook or call Acer Product Infoline at 1800-88-1288 (9am – 6pm, Mondays to Fridays).