Acer reports 52% Growth of its Predator Gaming Range across the Middle East in H1 2019

Acer reports 52% Growth of its Predator Gaming Range across the Middle East in H1 2019
Published: 18 August 2019 - 9 a.m.
By: Staff Writer

Acer Middle East has announced solid growth for its Predator range during H1 of 2019.

Comprising of notebooks, desktops and monitors, Acer's Predator gaming range recorded a 52% growth on revenue and 68% growth in volume, when compared to the same period last year. The technology provider saw a 46% increase on revenue in the Middle East across its gaming desktops and notebooks, and a 41% growth in growth in volume.

The successful performance for Acer's Predator gaming range is also highlighted per country with a 97% growth quantity wise in the UAE, 17% in KSA and 168% in Levant for H1.

Speaking on the success of the Predator range in the region, Paul Collins, MEA General Manager at Acer comments: "We are delighted with the success the Predator range has had in the region. Gaming and eSports in the Middle East is rapidly evolving and is valued at $3 Billion, according to Newzoo.

With that in mind, as shown by latest results from GFK, Acer currently holds a market share of 18% in the UAE notebook gaming landscape alone. This highlights our focus within this segment and commitment to expanding the gaming industry in the region, while also empowering the next generation of homegrown eSports champions."

To connect and engage with the regional gaming community, Acer Middle East has launched Facebook and Twitter profiles, dedicated to its Predator range. The newly created Predator pages will act as the go-to platform for product information, game play recaps, industry trends, gaming tips and tricks and local gaming news in the region.

Along with the existing Predator Orion desktop series, Acer has recently launched a new lineup of gaming devices.

This lineup includes a refreshed version of the Helios 300, the affordable and feature-packed gaming laptop, which has a 9th Generation i7 Processor as well as 6 GB Nvidia GeForce GTX 1660 Ti; the Triton 500, measuring just 17.9 mm (0.70 inches) thin, a perfect device for streamers who are on the go and need to render at a moment's notice; and the Predator XB2 Monitor, which includes a 240Hz refresh & 1ms response time in screen in 1920 x 1080 FHD resolution.

Product Availability:

Predator Helios 300

UAE: Available at Carrefour, Sharaf DG, Jumbo, Emax and Lulu

Price: 6,499

Predator Triton 500

UAE: Available at Jumbo, Sharaf DG, Amazon, Emax

Price: AED 9,999

Predator XB2

UAE: Available at Al Ain Plaza

Price: AED 2,099

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