Maxis-sponsored Team Secret wins SEA tournament
By Digital News Asia November 26, 2021
- Will representMalaysia at PUBG Mobile Global Championship 2021
- Defeated previous teams, including 2019 global champion
Maxis-sponsored Team Secret PUBG Mobile Team has recently emerged as champion in the PUBG Mobile Pro League Regional Championship, Southeast Asia, in a three-day tournament which took place from Nov 5 to Nov 7.
In a statement, the telco said the all-Malaysian team, beat other professional teams from Malaysia, Indonesia, Vietnam and Thailand, including getting ahead of the Bigetron Red Aliens, a team from Indonesia, that was previously the Global Champion in 2019.
Tai Kam Leong, Maxis’ head of brand and marketing said Team Secret’s success is built on passion for the game and dedication.
“At Maxis, we have committed to be part of the growth of eSports in Malaysia through our collaboration with Team Secret and will continue to help cultivate Malaysian talent, combined with the power of technology,” said Tai.
He said Team Secret’s success is a testament to the remarkable talent that the gaming community in Malaysia has to offer.
Through their continued partnership, Maxis and Team Secret remain committed to enabling aspiring gamers to #BikinSampaiJadi and reach for their dreams of becoming the next pro gamers through hard work, the right support and opportunities, and the best network, he added.
“The Championship represents the powerful community of talent, experience, and rising young stars in the Malaysian eSports communityl,” said John Yao, chief executive officer of Team Secret.
“We want to continue developing the local eSports scene and believe that we are the leading organisation that can elevate Malaysian eSports to the global scene,” he added.
After an intense competition, in which Team Secret achieved four Winner Winner Chicken Dinners (first place in matches), the highest number compared to the other teams, they walked away with a prize of US$30,800 (RM128,300).
By winning this tournament, Team Secret will also be representing Malaysia at the PUBG Mobile Global Championship (PMGC) 2021, starting 30 November.
Maxis has been sponsors of Team Secret PUBG Mobile Malaysia since 2019.
Leveraging Maxis’ capabilities and Team Secret as the world-renowned pro gaming organisation, both parties have jointly developed the Hotlink '#BikinSampaiJadi PUBG Mobile Tournament 2021' and 'Kelas #BikinSampaiJadi Bersama Team Secret’.
These classes feature never before seen insights, analysis and strategies from the points of view of Team Secret to better equip and enable aspiring gamers to redefine the way they see and play the game, pro scrims and more content, Maxis said.
Show your support for Team Secret and follow their journey on #BikinSampaiJadi to be Malaysia’s first world champion in PUBGM. Stay tuned to Hotlink’s Facebook page and Team Secret’s Facebook page for more exciting updates.
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