Sony Digital Rapids Pixel Power calrec Sony

Moonton, eGG Network & HOG Esports team up to bring MPL Myanmar ...

01/03/2019

Moonton, eGG Network & HOG Esports team up to bring MPL Myanmar to new heights

Date Released:01 Mar 2019

Share

Tweet

eGG Network leading the way in exporting Malaysian esports expertise to Asean countries

Moonton, eGG Network and HOG Esports are collaborating to take the new season of Mobile Legends Professional League (MPL) in Myanmar to the next level.

The first season attracted participation from 800 teams, achieving over 10,000 concurrent livestream viewers on Facebook. Season 2 of MPL Myanmar will boast an increased prize pool of US$40,000, where 512 teams competed in the first qualifiers, with the second qualifier to kick off on 2 & 3 March. MPL Myanmar Season 2 sponsors also include KBZ Banking, HyperX and Facebook Gaming.

Moonton and eGG Network's partnership began in 2017 with the launch of the very first Mobile Legends Professional League (MPL) for Malaysia and Singapore. The tournament saw tremendous response from fans with 37 million livestream views and attracted over 190,000 fans to the Season 2 grand finals event. The partnership achieved a new milestone in 2019 with eGG Network's involvement in MPL Myanmar Season 2.

The Mobile Legends Professional League (MPL) is the official premier Mobile Legends esports tournament for both players and fans, and a platform for teams to showcase their strength and ultimately be invited into regional leagues across Southeast Asia.

Mr. Jayden, Esports Manager of Moonton said, Mobile Legends has over 1 million daily active players in Myanmar. We believe in the passion that the local gamers have for Mobile Legends esports, and have partnered again with HOG Esports to host MPL Myanmar Season 2. Our partner eGG Network from Malaysia will also collaborate with HOG Esports to take MPL's regional production and fan viewing experience to the next level with digital assets that have proven successful in MPL MY/SG.

eGG Network share the same vision as us - to ensure production quality and esports professionalism for our fans throughout the region. We believe esports and gaming has no barriers. With a professional esports production, fans from different countries can enjoy Mobile Legends tournaments that are held outside of their country, while fans in the host country can have an exciting on-ground experience. This is also in preparation of our Mobile Legends Southeast Asia Cup (MSC) later in the year where teams and their fans from all over the region will participate and spectate.

CK Lee, Head of Sports, Astro said, eGG Network is proud to be working alongside HOG Esports in Myanmar, a first for eGG Network's longstanding partnership with game developer Moonton. We started MPL with MY/SG Season 1 and this has now landed in other regions. We have also successfully produced 2 seasons of MPL MY/SG, with season 3 ongoing.

eGG Network is a Malaysian esports company and one of the first to organise esports tournaments outside the country. This is a milestone for us as we strive for the development of esports in Malaysia, working alongside government bodies with shared goals of a successful and sustainable industry. Our talent and expertise has grown over our years of experience to become the gateway of esports in Southeast Asia. This would be our biggest regional project yet, and we're aiming for greater opportunities together with our partners.

For this partnership, we will provide production and marketing consultation for the event to reach the MPL's fans in Myanamar. The work will also cover planning the on-ground playoffs event alongside the local team in HOG Esports.

We're also glad to deepen our engagement with eGG Network fans in Myanmar who watch the channel on SkyNet. We look forward to continue working closely with Moonton to ensure that MPL, and every Moonton organised tournament is maintained at a high standard throughout the region.

Mr. Sebastian Quiroga, Marketing Manager of HOG Esports said, We had thousands of fans join us at the playoffs event to watch their favourite team play during MPL Myanmar Season 1. Our livestream with a peak of over 10,000 concurrent viewers is new to us and the entire country, and we're proud to pioneer this. With eGG Network on board, it can bring further excitement to the fans and attract more viewers.

HOG Esports hope to inspire the youth in Myanmar to take their passion for gaming and esports to the next level. We will support all talented gamers in Myanmar and continue to provide opportunities for them. The MPL Myanmar Season 1 is the beginning of an exciting journey for the esports scene and will continue with Season 2.

eGG Network is an esports platform and the channel is now in 8 countries. With the support of Astro, eGG Network has achieved a wide range of services to effectively make it a 360 esport marketing platform and tournament organiser for game publishers, tournament owners and advertisers to reach, engage and monetise the gaming and esports fanbase in ASEAN. eGG Network continues to seek for opportunities to work with its regional partners to host events to deepen engagement with its fans in the region. www.egg.network

Find out more about MPL Myanmar Season 2 on fb.com/MobileLegendsGameMyanmar
LINK: https://www.astro.com.my/mediaroom/articledetails.aspx?id=850&title=mo...
See more stories from astro

Asia, Australia & Oceanic Stories

25/05/2019

PENGISIAN LENGKAP KEMPEN SEMPURNA SEADANYA' ASTRO SEPANJANG ...

PENGISIAN LENGKAP KEMPEN SEMPURNA SEADANYA' ASTRO SEPANJANG SYAWAL Date Released:24 May 2019 Share Tweet Media Pack PETIKAN KENYATAAN RASMI WAKIL A...

23/05/2019

KDDI, SUMITOMO CORPORATION to Enter Myanmar's Mobile Game Industry

KDDI CORPORATION SUMITOMO CORPORATION May 22,2019 KDDI CORPORATION (Headquarters: Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo, President Makoto Takahashi) and SUMITOMO CORPORATION (He...

21/05/2019

Get the latest on the 2019 Indian General Election results on ...

Get the latest on the 2019 Indian General Election results on Sun News Date Released:21 May 2019 Share Tweet ( ...

18/05/2019

Statement from SBS regarding the passing of former Prime Minister of Australia, Bob Hawke AC

Statement from SBS regarding the passing of former Prime Minister of Australia, ...

17/05/2019

Save 1,000mo. with 'Family Discount Plus' When 3 or More Family Members Subscribe

KDDI CORPORATION Okinawa Cellular Telephone Company May 13,2019 -- KDDI and ...

16/05/2019

Bluey fetches a second series

16 05 2019 - Media release Bluey fetches a second series Bluey series 2 Families across Australia have asked for more Bluey, and we're happy to announce ...

16/05/2019

Notice of Nominees for Directors (Resolution planned, June 19, 2019)

May 15,2019 KDDI Corporation KDDI Corporation resolved at a meeting of the Board of Directors held today to change (retire) a director and nominate following ...

16/05/2019

Notice Regarding the Cancellation of Treasury Stock

May 15,2019 KDDI Corporation The Board of Directors of KDDI Corporation (KDDI,) at its meeting held today, resolved that KDDI will cancel a portion of its tre...

16/05/2019

Financial Results for the Fiscal Year Ended March 2019

May 15,2019 KDDI Corporation KDDI announced the financial results for the fiscal year ended March 2019. Summary In the fiscal year ended March 31, 2019, cons...

15/05/2019

Stateless to start production featuring all-star cast

15 05 2019 - Media release Stateless to start production featuring all-star cast Fayssal Bazzi, Yvonne Strahovski, Claude Jabbour Brand new drama Stateless h...

14/05/2019

Filmmakers announced for Cook 2020: Our Right of Reply

14 05 2019 - Media release Filmmakers announced for Cook 2020: Our Right of Reply Cook 2020: Our Right of Reply filmmakers and producers Screen Australia an...

09/05/2019

Astro Celebrates All Parents with Complimentary Access to ...

Astro Celebrates All Parents with Complimentary Access to Channels Date Released:09 May 2019 Share Tweet To celebrate and give thanks to all parents, Astro...

09/05/2019

Screen Australia announces nearly $800K for five online projects

09 05 2019 - Media release Screen Australia announces nearly $800K for five online projects Phi and Me A teenager navigating the trials of her tiger mum, a s...

06/05/2019

SBS to bring a world of cinema to all Australians with the launch of SBS World Movies free-to-air

SBS to bring a world of cinema to all Australians with the launch of SBS World M...

04/05/2019

Grab RM6000 cash prize on RAAGA

Grab RM6000 cash prize on RAAGA Date Released:27 Apr 2019 Share Tweet 2.0: 6,000 ...

04/05/2019

Astro mengangkat tema Sempurna Seadanya' bagi melatari kempen ...

Astro mengangkat tema Sempurna Seadanya' bagi melatari kempen Ramadan dan Raya 2019 Date Released:02 May 2019 Share Tweet Raikan pelanggan dengan saj...

03/05/2019

Toshiba Strengthens Africa Presence with New Branch Office in Kenya

Opening Ceremony of Toshiba Africa (Pty) Kenya Branch Nairobi, KENYA and Tokyo, JAPAN Toshiba Corporation (Tokyo: 6502) announces establishment of its new br...

01/05/2019

ACE Varsity, Malaysia's first Esports and Gaming Job Portal & ...

ACE Varsity, Malaysia's first Esports and Gaming Job Portal & E-Curriculum Programme Date Released:30 Apr 2019 Share Tweet eGG Network continues to g...

01/05/2019

Champion Data Provides In-Game Graphics to Fox Footy's First 4K AFL Broadcast Using Lynx Technik's SDI Converter

(Sydney, Australia, 30 April 2019) Techtel, Australia's leading broadcast sy...

24/04/2019

Astro partners with Synamedia for new video services

Astro partners with Synamedia for new video services Date Released:24 Apr 2019 Share Tweet Technology transformation and cloud DVR delivering a personali...

19/04/2019

ZAYAN BAYAR BIL KEPERLUAN PEMINAT

ZAYAN BAYAR BIL KEPERLUAN PEMINAT Date Released:19 Apr 2019 Share Tweet Masalah pembayaran bil memberi tekanan dan membebankan anda? Sertai ZAYAN BAYAR u...

18/04/2019

KDDI to Offer "Travel Data eSIM powered by GigSky" Japan's First eSIM Service for Dual SIM iPhones

KDDI CORPORATION OKINAWA CELLULAR TELEPHONE COMPANY April 11,2019 KDDI CORPOR...

18/04/2019

Astro Vaanavil Short Film Contest Is Open For Entry Now

Astro Vaanavil Short Film Contest Is Open For Entry Now Date Released:18 Apr 2019 Share Tweet ...

18/04/2019

The Astro Masters 2019 is back with finals in Taiwan. Win Prizes ...

The Astro Masters 2019 is back with finals in Taiwan. Win Prizes worth over RM600,000, including a Mazda CX-9 Date Released:18 Apr 2019 Share Tweet Golfe...

18/04/2019

Australia, make your vote count in the Eurovision Song Contest

Australia, make your vote count in the Eurovision Song Contest Read the media release here [PDF]...

11/04/2019

All Malaysians can watch full seasons of HBO Original Game of ...

All Malaysians can watch full seasons of HBO Original Game of Thrones with special Pass Date Released:11 Apr 2019 Share Tweet Stream Game of Thrones and ...

10/04/2019

Screen Australia announces over $600,000 in development funding

10 04 2019 - Media release Screen Australia announces over $600,000 in development funding Imogen Banks and Asher Keddie on The Sisters Antipodes Screen Aust...

09/04/2019

Screen Australia announces over $1.6 million for new documentary projects

09 04 2019 - Media release Screen Australia announces over $1.6 million for new documentary projects The Real Jaws: The Valerie Taylor Story Screen Australia...

09/04/2019

Blaze Digital Partners TotallyAwesome for Kid-Safe Content

Blaze Digital Partners TotallyAwesome for Kid-Safe Content Date Released:08 Apr 2019 Share Tweet Astro's digital marketing arm, Blaze Digital, has an...

08/04/2019

Game of Thrones star Aidan Gillen leads the critically acclaimed new drama series Project Blue Book on SBS

Game of Thrones star Aidan Gillen leads the critically acclaimed new drama serie...

05/04/2019

Techtel and Samoa Digital Communications Limited to Build and Operate the Country's First Digital Terrestrial Broadcasting Infrastructure

Sydney, 5 April 2019 - Techtel was selected by Samoa Digital Communications Limi...

05/04/2019

SBS Food and Screen Territory to bring Australians a taste of Delicious Darwin with new series

SBS Food and Screen Territory to bring Australians a taste of Delicious Darwin w...

05/04/2019

SBS launches Cultural Connect

SBS launches Cultural Connect 29 March 2019 Media Release SBS has launched SBS Cultural Connect, a collection of distinctive services designed to help adve...

05/04/2019

Statement in response to the Federal Budget

Statement in response to the Federal Budget 2 April 2019 Media Statement SBS welcomes the funding of $887 million over the next three years it has received...

02/04/2019

Techtel S. E Asia Pte Ltd welcomes a new Territory Manager in a new office

Techtel is excited to announce the appointment of Susan Lim as Territory Manager in charge of our new Singapore office. Susan will be responsible for promoting ...

02/04/2019

ZAYANSasterap sediakan peluang anak muda jadi penyanyi rap

ZAYANSasterap sediakan peluang anak muda jadi penyanyi rap Date Released:02 Apr 2019 Share Tweet Impian tiga anak muda untuk belajar dan mendalami aliran...

01/04/2019

Emma Booth and Ewen Leslie lead cast of The Gloaming

01 04 2019 - Media release Emma Booth and Ewen Leslie lead cast of The Gloaming Emma Booth and Ewen Leslie to star in The Gloaming Stan, Screen Tasmania and ...

28/03/2019

CineCert, Marquise Technologies and Venera Technologies to launch the COMMA Workflow

CineCert, Marquise Technologies and Venera Technologies to launch the COMMA Work...

27/03/2019

KDDI, DNI Develop 3.2-terabit Packet Router Using OSS for 5G-friendly Transmission

KDDI CORPORATION Delta Networks, Inc. March 22,2019 KDDI CORPORATION (Headqua...

27/03/2019

Deborah Mailman AM appointed to Screen Australia Board

27 03 2019 - Media release Deborah Mailman AM appointed to Screen Australia Board Deborah Mailman In an announcement today, the Morrison Government has appoi...

27/03/2019

Astro Posts FY19 Revenue of RM5.5bn

Astro Posts FY19 Revenue of RM5.5bn Date Released:26 Mar 2019 Share Tweet Astro Malaysia Holdings Berhad | Results highlights for the financial year ende...

25/03/2019

Raagavin Nadana Sooraavaali Grand Finale

Raagavin Nadana Sooraavaali Grand Finale Date Released:25 Mar 2019 Share Tweet : ...

25/03/2019

Network 10 and Screen Australia bring you OUT HERE

25 03 2019 - Media release Network 10 and Screen Australia bring you OUT HERE Network 10 News First Perth newsreader Narelda Jacobs Network 10 and Screen Aus...

19/03/2019

Raagavin Nadana Sooraavaali Top 20 finalists

Raagavin Nadana Sooraavaali Top 20 finalists Date Released:19 Mar 2019 Share Tweet 17- ...