MSI’s new RGB-lit gaming monitors alert you to Discord messages and ability cooldowns

MSI has announced two new gaming monitors that are the first to work with Steelseries’ GameSense lighting system. What does that mean? It means a lot of colored LEDs on the bottom edge and rear. GameSense lets you program these RGB lights to flash in sync with in-game things like cooldown timers, or for notifications in apps like Discord.

Otherwise, the Optic MPG27CQ and MPG27CQ are pretty standard gaming monitors. Both are curved 27-inch VA panels with a 144Hz refresh rate, and the only difference is that the former is 1080p and the latter is 1440p. Pricing and release info isn’t yet available.

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