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MOBA-Specific Gaming Laptops

The Asus Strix Hero II is for MOBA Players

— June 4, 2018 — Tech
Anyone who's played a few board games knows that different titles require totally different skills and playing styles, and yet people still tend to assume that any serious gamer can play every video game equally well -- the Strix Hero II from Asus shows the nuance that exists between different gaming genres. The new gaming laptop is designed specifically for people who play multiplayer online battle arena games, or MOBAs.

The Strix Hero II has highlighted QWER keys, as those are the crucial set of controls for virtually every MOBA title. Asus has also released a similar laptop with highlighted WASD keys for people who play FPS games, showing how dramatic the focus can shift between gaming styles.
Trend Themes
1. Moba-specific Gaming Laptops - The Asus Strix Hero II caters to the specific needs of MOBA players by highlighting the crucial QWER keys.
2. Genre-specific Gaming Equipment - Asus's focus on designing genre-specific gaming laptops, such as the Strix Hero II, presents opportunities for other companies to create specialized equipment for different video game genres.
3. Player-targeted Gaming Accessories - The release of laptops with highlighted WASD keys for FPS gamers showcases the potential for companies to develop gaming accessories tailored to specific player preferences.
Industry Implications
1. Gaming Hardware - The rise of MOBA-specific gaming laptops like the Asus Strix Hero II opens opportunities for innovation and market growth in the gaming hardware industry.
2. E-sports - The advent of genre-specific gaming equipment, exemplified by the Strix Hero II, creates room for disruptive innovation in the competitive e-sports industry, where specialized tools can enhance player performance.
3. Game Peripheral Manufacturing - The demand for gaming accessories designed for specific player preferences, as seen with the highlighted WASD keys, presents a chance for game peripheral manufacturers to cater to niche gaming markets.
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