Watch Local Gamers Battle For A RM5,000 Prize Pool In This VALORANT Open Tournament
Calling all Malaysian gamers, you've gotta tune in to the Squad Up Arena x VALORANT Open Tournament!
For those who don't already know, VALORANT is a popular free-to-play first-person hero shooter developed and published by Riot Games.
The Squad Up Arena x VALORANT Open Tournament is one of the first VALORANT esports open tournaments being held in Malaysia. Group stages start today, 15 August, with the top eight teams earning themselves a chance to duke it out in the finals.
Besides the glory of victory, players are also battling to win their share of the RM5,000 prize pool!
Mark your calendars for these livestream dates so you don't miss even a second of the action:
The Squad Up Arena x VALORANT Open Tournament is brought to you by MyGameOn, which is the gaming network of Rev Media Group (RMG)
MyGameOn focuses on gaming and esports with a local twist. Its services include event coverage, game reviews, player interviews, media partnerships, and so much more.
Working with government bodies such as the Kementerian Belia & Sukan (KBS), Majlis Sukan Negara (MSN), and Malaysia Digital Economy Corporation (MDEC), MyGameOn strives to grow esports and gaming, and to bridge gaming communities, from casual gamers to corporate brands.
Previously, they partnered with Facebook Gaming to kick off the year with Squad Up: Athena, an esports tournament championing female gamers across Southeast Asia, which saw the participation of 24 Mobile Legends: Bang Bang teams.
This time around, anchored on the theme #IniGameKami, Squad Up Arena aims to shine a spotlight on the entire video game community to promote the advancement of Malaysian esports.
"We aspire to take Malaysian esports to the next level, and Malaysia's gold medal haul at the recent Commonwealth Esports Championships is proof of our nation's calibre," said RMG's Head of Gaming Content, Adrian Lai
"As promised earlier, we're back with another Squad Up, and we're aware of our fans' interest in a tournament for VALORANT, one of the most popular competitive shooters in the world today. We're excited to host this and we expect to see healthy competition from the players in their quest to win their share of the RM5,000 prize pool.
"With this initiative, we hope to uncover new world-class talents and pave the way for them to compete on the international stage one day," he added.
Get ready in front of your favourite device, sit back, relax, and enjoy the Squad Up Arena x VALORANT Open Tournament matches. Game on!
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