FIGHT Esports kicks off first regional campus league
By Digital News Asia May 10, 2021
- PUBG Mobile tournament qualifiers to begin May 5 to June 11; finals June 15 and 16
- Marks partnership with TikTok Southeast Asia, which is streaming the tournament
FIGHT (Forest Interactive Gaming Habitat) Esports will be hosting its first regional FIGHT Campus League. The league kicks off in Malaysia with a PUBG Mobile tournament, with qualifiers taking place between May 5 and June 11, with the grand finals to happen on June 15 and 16.
The tournament will be livestreamed on FIGHT Esports’ TikTok and Facebook accounts, as well as Astro’s eGG Network, the company said in a statement.
“We’ve been looking into regional, multi-title tournaments for some time after organizing community level tournaments in Malaysia, Indonesia, Thailand, and the Philippines for the past year and getting feedback from students asking for a dedicated tournament of their own,” said Ariff Abu, team lead at FIGHT Esports Malaysia.
“The FIGHT Campus League will pave a way for students to compete in selected top titles and demonstrate many different skill levels across several demographics.”
The FIGHT Campus League Malaysia also marks the partnership between FIGHT Esports with TikTok Malaysia, following the previously-inked partnership with TikTok Southeast Asia.
Fans of the video-sharing app will also stand a chance to win exclusive giveaways worth a total of 12,000 PUBG UCs from Wallet Codes during each league livestream on TikTok.
“We’re excited to expand the thriving gamer and esports creator community on TikTok. TikTok’s short-form format and unique content makes it the perfect platform for gamers to showcase their unique stories, connect with other gamers, and celebrate modern gaming culture — all whilst having fun,” said Cheah Sheau Mei, user and content operations manager for TikTok Malaysia
“As the gaming community continues to grow on TikTok, we look forward to collaborating closely with like-minded organizations like FIGHT Esports to fuel the passions and originality of more gamers on our platform.”
The FIGHT Campus League Philippines’ Call of Duty: Mobile tournament will begin on May 7 to June 18, while the FIGHT Campus Legend Indonesia will be looking for the top Mobile Legends: Bang Bang teams from June to October.
The Forest Interactive Gaming Habitat is a global esports entertainment platform, meant to build an ecosystem for the gaming community and supports the development of the industry through tournaments and gaming content.
FIGHT was established in 2019 and claimed to have organised over 80 tournaments in 7 countries including Malaysia, Indonesia, Philippines, Myanmar, Thailand, Cambodia, and Taiwan.
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