Yesterday, Yoodo – Malaysia’s first truly customizable and 100% digital mobile service, undeniably the most dominant Telco in esports has announced a string of exciting eSports announcements in an online event.
With Yoodo’s previous successful collaboration with Moonton – the popular video-game developer and publisher of Mobile Legends: Bang Bang (MLBB), Yoodo has decided to continue their support and collaboration Moonton this year again with a new venture with RSG MY – Southeast Asia’s premier esports organization.
“From the very beginning Yoodo has been passionate about esports and today we’ve taken that passion to the next level with these announcements,” said Chow Tuck Mun, Head of Yoodo. “With these new partnerships, an exciting line-up of tournaments, and skillful teams unveiled, there is no denying that we are the most dominant and committed Telco when it comes to esports.”
Unlocking MLBB Action with Moonton
During the event, Yoodo announced an industry-shaping partnership with Moonton to bring to life an array of MLBB focused tournaments across the whole of 2021. This epic team-up will begin with the upcoming MLBB Pro League (MPL) Season 7, which for the very first time will feature a dedicated league for Malaysia followed by a special invitational tournament before marching on to MPL Season 8. The partnership with culminate in the grandest fashion with the MLBB M3 World Championships in late 2021.
“We recognize that the Malaysian market for MLBB is booming! There are many talented players and a growing base of passionate fans looking for great MLBB action. We are excited to be partnering with Yoodo to satisfy both professional players and fans alike with a line-up of incredible tournaments all throughout 2021,” said Michael Lin, Esports Business Development and Marketing Manager for MPL MY.
Owning the Competition with RSG – MLBB & Call of Duty: Mobile
The RSG MY collaboration also sees the Telco expanding a stronger presence in Call of Duty: Mobile as the partnership also sees the announcement of the brand-new Yoodo RSG CODM team.
The team will be led by the highly talented Yoodo RanGer Abdul Hakiem, who has been prolific at winning international and national tournaments over the past three years. He will be joined by Edz – Farris Rauf, AlphaRe – Muhammad Azri, Raven – Ameer Imran, and Derp – Muhammad Irfan Danial. Further details on the team can be found in the supplementary factsheet.
Commenting on the partnership Aiman Wafiy, Operations Manager at RSG MY said, “We are all about connecting with the esports community in unique ways to create champions in all competitions. When it came to expanding our presence in Malaysia, it was clear from the get-go that – with their passion for esports, Yoodo would be the perfect partner. Now we are excited to see how this partnership can take our talented players further.”
New Warriors Enter the Battlefield
Looking to conquer all of esports, Yoodo also announced partnerships with two new esports teams and announced a roster refresh for the popular Player Unknown’s Battlegrounds (PUBG) MOBILE esports team – Yoodo Gank.
Yoodo also unveiled a refreshed roster for their highly popular and successful PUBG MOBILE esports team – Yoodo Gank. The new line-up sees Wrydep – Azim Haris, Entry Fragger; Putra – Fairul Iskandar Putra, Rusher/Fragger; and Bravo – Lokman Hakim, Rusher/Fragger join mainstays Draxx – Abdul Azim Ikromi, Sniper and team captain ManParang – Aiman Amirul.
“We’re extremely happy to welcome Wrydep, Putra, and Bravo onboard Yoodo Gank,” shared Kevin Wong, Yoodo Gank Team Manager and CEO of Wulf Esports. “These skilled players have already shown tremendous commitment to the team and they are working very hard under the watchful eyes of our coach Hahagus to develop good chemistry among them and the existing players, Draxx and Manparang. I would say Yoodo Gank is wholly geared up and ready to bring us some great winning moments this year!”
“Yoodo Gank has been one of the most successful PUBG MOBILE teams in Malaysia and with this new roster, we believe the team will only continue to set new records and build upon their legacy. We look forward to the exciting dynamic that the new players will bring with them and wish the team the best of luck!” added Tuck Mun.
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