NVIDIA Gamer's Day at WirForce LAN Party


Taiwan gamers certainly know how to party, LAN party that is. Imagine a party comprising not just 1,000 or even 2,000 but more than 400 BYOC gamers and 5,000 casual gamers per day? That’s how many gamers from across Taiwan that NVIDIA Gamer’s Day @ WirForce LAN Party attracted to New Taipei City Wugu Commercial Exhibition Center from September 18 to 20. The who’s who in the gaming community such as prominent gamers and moderators, turned up, making the event the biggest LAN Party in the region – ever!

Over 400 BYOC gamers to join this Southeast Asia’s biggest LAN party.

The confluence of gamers was not surprising as the three-day event co-hosted by NVIDIA and 4Gamer was packed with loads of gaming goodies and technological wizardry showcased by NVIDIA, our ecosystem partners and game companies.

The main stage was where all the major programs were held and taking center stage were very mean PCs powered by the Maxwell-based GeForce GTX 980, the world’s most advanced GPU that delivers incredible performance, unmatched power efficiency, and cutting-edge features. These adrenaline-pumping gaming machines gave gamers an unforgettable experience as they competed non-stop on LAN games such as League of Legends, World of Tanks, Rainbow 6, StarCraft II, Hearthstone, Heroes of Storm, and Alliance of Valliant Arms.

Play the Future: GeForce GTX 980 Ti with G-SYNC monitor.

Among those doing engaged in the battles were famous gaming teams – TPA, ahq, and FlashWolf – and world famous gamers such as SoBaD, Sen, Hui, MiSTakE, Bebe. Renowned Twitch moderators 6tan, Niaws, Lazy Cat, Canisgood, Gura, and Leggy, kept the audience totally hooked on the action with their lively bantering and exciting commentaries both at the site and via live streaming with thousands of interactive online gamers.

Also present were 40 hardcore Nfans from Northern, Central and Southern Taiwan who joined the guided tour, networked with famous gamers, Twitch moderators, YouTubers, and took part the LAN games on stage. Needless to say, they were thrilled to bits! And they did their bit too by introducing new NVIDIA technologies such as the GTX 980 Ti, GameWorks, G-SYNC, GTX 950, and Share to gamers. As an incentive to participants, those who signed up for the NFan Program at the event received an exclusive NVIDIA hoodie towel.

Exclusive Nfan guided tour.

Nfans just loved the LAN Party.

NVIDIA partners were out in force as well with ASUS and Gigabyte flaunting their latest GTX GPU offerings, gaming laptops and G-SYNC monitors. Ubisoft demonstrated the unannounced Rainbow 6 beta while Wargaming gave a preview of the unannounced World of Warship.

Cosplayers excited to try Ubisoft’s RAINBOW 6: SIEGE

At the NVIDIA booth, the participants had the opportunity to experience SHIELD, GRID Gaming and enter a game zone to try Project Cars, Metal Gear Solid 5, the Phantom Pain, Mad Max, Killing Floor 2, The Witcher 3 Wild Hunt.  All the PCs in the booth were powered the flagship NVIDIA GeForce GTX 980 Ti. In addition, there was a dedicated area for case modding lovers. The booth program included a Street Fighter IV challenge against Taiwan famous gamer RB with a chance to take home an NVIDIA GeForce GTX 960. NVIDIA also announced its sponsorship of ahq e-Sports Club @ NVIDIA Taiwan Twitch channel on September 19 from 19:20 to 20:20. ahq engaged with a lightning round of fun with Nfans.

Playing Street Fighter on 65” 4K TV, challenging RB is never an easy task.

Nfans said “4K gaming is just awesome when watching RB playing Street Fighter.”

NVIDIA announced the sponsorship of ahq.

Westdoor from ahq tried the latest Killer Floor 2 with GeForce GTX 980 Ti on Acer curved G-SYNC monitor.

Ahq announced a lucky Nfan winner.

NVIDIA Gamer’s Day@WirForce LAN Party has proven to be a hit with the gaming community in Taiwan. It was like a gamer’s heaven that brought Taiwan gamers to one place to share, play, learn, and have fun together. And that’s what gaming is all about!

The 1st GeForce Garage modding contest from Taiwan.