ASUS Republic of Gamers Announces ROG Phone 5s x PUBG: NEW STATE Elite Showmatch

ROG Phone 5s partners with latest battle royale mobile title from PUBG Studios for a global series of elite showmatches, battling for gaming gear worth over US$50,000


  • Winner teams up with winner!: World's greatest gaming phone teams up with world-renowned gaming company KRAFTON
  • Online tournament: Futuristic FPS title PUBG: NEW STATE stars in a series of 100-player online tournaments across Asia and Europe starting in November
  • Win gaming gear: Prize gear worth over US$50,0001 is up for grabs, with a first prize of a complete gaming hardware upgrade plus a ROG Phone 5s
ASUS Republic of Gamers (ROG) has announced a collaboration between the ROG Phone 5s series and PUBG: NEW STATE, a next-generation battle royal mobile title from global gaming publisher KRAFTON.

Starting in November, this exciting new collaboration will present a global series of elite showmatches, ROG Phone 5s x PUBG: NEW STATE Elite Showmatch, with a combined prize pot of gaming gear worth over US$50,0001.


The campaign will feature series of 100-player online tournaments across the EMEA and APAC regions. With the participation of a combined total of over 20 top influencers from around the globe, players can join the survival matches to pit their skills against their local influencers. These influencers will not only join the battles, but will also live-stream the matches on their social media accounts, allowing the entire world to watch the combat.

With the boosted performance of the ROG Phone 5 series, including the integrated Snapdragon™ Elite Gaming™ of the Qualcomm® Snapdragon 888+ Mobile Platform, up to 18 GB RAM, and the famous X Mode, the unbeatable gaming phone can give users the ultimate PUBG: NEW STATE experience.

Prizes will consist of gaming gear to a combined total prize value of over US$50,000. The overall winner will receive a full gaming hardware upgrade, plus a ROG Phone 5s gaming phone. ROG fans in participating regions, including Germany, France, UK, Sweden, Norway, Denmark, Malaysia, Hong Kong, Thailand, Indonesia, Philippines, Russia, Japan, and Taiwan, can also get unique in-game items — including ROG-branded parachutes and T-shirts — to put on their game characters. To see how participants can obtain these in-game items, please visit:

For more information, follow the hashtag #NewStateForROGElite on social platforms to find the match dates and the associated key influencers in each country.

Timings are:
  • The qualifiers will be played between 20-21st Nov
  • The Grand Final will be played 27th of Nov
  • Grand prize is 3 ROG Phone 5s Pro to top 3 winners
About ROG

Republic of Gamers (ROG) is an ASUS sub-brand dedicated to creating the world’s best gaming hardware and software. Formed in 2006, ROG offers a complete line of innovative products known for performance and quality, including motherboards, graphics cards, laptops, desktops, monitors, audio equipment, routers and peripherals. ROG participates in and sponsors major international gaming events. ROG gear has been used to set hundreds of overclocking records and it continues to be the preferred choice of gamers and enthusiasts around the world. Learn more about the choice of champions at

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