MSI’s Camo Squad takes a walk on the wild side
By Chong Jinn Xiung March 16, 2017
- Military skinned gaming notebook from MSI packs Ubisoft’s latest game
- Packs an Nvidia GTX 1060 graphics under the hood, the notebook is VR ready
GAMING enthusiasts would be familiar with the MSI brand name and the Taiwanese gaming hardware maker has recently announced its new GE62VR Camo Squad limited edition gaming notebook in Malaysia for a retail price of US$1,730 (RM7,699).
Featuring a distinctive desert camouflage pattern that runs along the exterior and even in the interior of the laptop, this special edition of the GE62VR notebook looks ready to be deployed on the field of combat.
MSI has also geared players up with matching accessories to go along with the notebook, including camo themed backpack, mousepad, sports water bottle and even dog tags.
The military theme doesn’t stop at its aesthetics as MSI has also thrown in a copy of Ubisoft’s latest military open world shooter, Tom Clancy’s Ghost Recon Wildlands. As a bonus, players will also get the game’s season pass, entitling them to get all of Wildlands’ upcoming downloadable content (DLC).
On the inside, this special variant of MSI’s gaming notebook comes powered by an Intel i7 7700HQ processor, 16GB DDR4 RAM with hybrid storage consisting of a 1TB hard drive and 256GB solid state drive.
Featuring a 15.6-inch full HD IPS display the Camo Squad is ready for any action and has the ability to expand the display out to dual external monitors for an even more immersive experience thanks to MSI’s Matrix Display feature.
Under the display is a full size backlit Steel Series keyboard with customisable lights for those late night gaming sessions.
Driving the graphics capability of the GE62VR Camo Squad is a Nvidia GeForce GTX 1060 graphics that is stated by MSI as VR ready for those looking to take their game to the next level.
Streamers will come to appreciate the included Xsplit Gamecaster software that comes along with the laptop.
MSI’s GE62VR Camo Squad will be sold exclusively on online marketplace 11street with the preorders for the notebook running until March 19.
Gamers can expect to get their laptops when it starts shipping on March 21 according to the product listing on 11street.