Releasing 4/6 sports, VNG plays an important role in organizing and promoting eSports at SEA Games 32. Politics…
Releasing 4/6 sports, VNG plays an important role in organizing and promoting eSports at SEA Games 32.
Officially opening in Cambodia from May 5, 2023, the 32nd SEA Games is the third consecutive congress to bring e-sports (eSports) into the official medal competition content. Out of the total of 6 announced competitions, there are 4 games being released by VNGGames, including: PUBG Mobile, Mobile Legends: Bang Bang, League of Legends: Wild Rift and VALORANT. In particular, League of Legends: Wild Rift, Mobile Legends: Bang Bang and VALORANT will compete in a team format, especially PUBG Mobile is expected with 2 competition contents: team and individual.
According to the Vietnam E-Sports Entertainment Association (VIRESA), these are all eSports games that are having popular movement activities, with domestic professional tournaments and impressive international competition achievements. In 2022, VIRESA signed a comprehensive cooperation agreement with the EFC Cambodia E-Sports Federation. Accordingly, VIRESA will fully support, pass on experience and fuel so that the Cambodia E-Sports Federation can successfully organize e-sports at the 32nd SEA Games. As a strategic partner of VIRESA, VNG has worked closely with VIRESA to organize the selection of athletes, using the professional tournaments organized by VNG as a measure of the players’ ability. This year, in addition to familiar faces, there are many new athletes attending the SEA Games for the first time. The teams participating in the competition will be sponsored by the enterprise during the training and training process.
Notably, the pre-SEA Games friendly eSports tournament called SEA Esports Championship 2023 was successfully organized by VIRESA and VNG in March 2023. This is a regional tournament, creating an opportunity for national teams to exchange and experience in 3 subjects PUBG Mobile, League of Legends: Wild Rift and VALORANT before entering the real battle. at SEA Games 32.
“VNG’s capacity has been proven very clearly through many activities so far and comprehensively from the stages of organization, production, communication to supporting and training athletes, especially the tournament. SEA Games 31 last. Therefore, we are very confident when choosing VNG as a strategic partner for this 32nd SEA Games.” – Mr. Do Viet Hung, General Secretary of VIRESA shared.
The 32nd SEA Games is the first time Cambodia takes on the role of hosting the Southeast Asian Games and also the first time a regional eSports tournament takes place in this country. Therefore, together with VIRESA, VNG has actively supported the host country to organize the operation and promotion of sports released by VNGGames.
Specifically, VNG has coordinated with global eSports developers and organizations to promote competitive sports and adjust the schedule of eSports tournaments to avoid affecting the ability of athletes to compete. creating the best conditions for SEA Games 32. As a publisher, VNG always actively advises on strategies and shares experience in promoting and organizing tournaments for the host country.
In particular, VNG directly brought a number of large and specialized equipment and machines for the production and broadcast of the tournament to Cambodia early, and sent a staff of 35 highly qualified and experienced people. seasoned to the SEA Games to support the Organizing Committee. “We hope that the 32nd SEA Games in Cambodia will continue to contribute to spreading the values of e-sports as well as the spirit of solidarity and support in coordinating the organization of eSports events in the region. This also demonstrates our commitment to promoting the e-sports movement in all Southeast Asian countries,” said La Xuan Thang, VNG’s Director of Online Game Publishing.
Previously, at the 31st SEA Games, VNG was also a close partner with the Vietnamese eSports delegation, participating in the organization and operation of the tournament, and sponsored both funding and resources for the Organizing Committee. organization, contributing to the proud achievement of 4 Gold and 3 Silver medals of the team.
Thanks to a young, tech-savvy population, Vietnam is one of the countries with the most potential for eSports development in the region. According to data from the General Statistics Office in 2021, it is estimated that 2 out of 10 people play eSports (e-sports) games. According to a report by the Ministry of Information and Communications, the domestic game industry’s revenue has reached more than VND 7,000 billion in 2021 and increased to more than VND 10,000 billion in 2022.
As one of the leading game publishers and developers, based in Vietnam, VNGGames always strives to create good values for the community with quality games. With a user-centric operating strategy to gradually expand globally, VNGGames products are not only developed in Vietnam but also in foreign markets such as Southeast Asia, Taiwan, Hong Kong, etc. India, and Latin America.
Founded in 2004, VNG is a leading enterprise in the field of Technology in Vietnam, always pioneering in creating a diverse ecosystem of technology products, changing the lives of hundreds of millions of users at home and abroad. countries, typically Zalo, Zing MP3, ZaloPay… After 18 years of establishment and development, VNG now has nearly 5,000 members with 11 offices in 5 countries. In parallel with core products such as online games, connectivity platforms, and electronic payments, VNG recently opened the largest rack-scale data center in Vietnam. serious investment in new areas of technology.