National level grand finale for Axiata Game Hero Season ends

Winners now to participate for international gaming contest

Dhaka, 01 December 2020: Robi & Airtel, both the brands of the leading digital company, Robi Axiata Limited have successfully concluded the second international online mobile gaming competition in Bangladesh, titled, “Axiata Game Hero Season 2”. The event recently took place in Dhaka.

Playing in multi-player format, the champion team received ninety-three thousand taka as prize money. Teams securing the second and third position received eighty-one thousand and sixty-eight thousand taka respectively in the second edition of national level gaming competition of the country.

In total, 48 contestants participated in the grand finale of the Bangladesh leg of the competition in 12 teams. Each team was formed with four contestants. The 12 participating teams received around five lakh sixty-four thousand taka worth gift items. The champion and runner-up teams of the grand finale will be participating in the international level competition to be held on 19 December 2020 organized by Axiata.

Around 2 lakh Bangladeshi gamers registered for the competition. Following a fiercely contested competition, the top 96 solo players on the solo leaderboard at the end of the first stage proceeded to form 24 teams for participating in the Squad series. From the Squad series, top 12 teams participated in Regional Finale on 27th November 2020.

Among top 12 teams “B26 OFFICIAL” and “BD71 EXPERT-X” has been qualified for the GRAND finale to be held on 19 December . The Axiata Game Hero competition has been based on a popular game, “Free Fire”.

Alongside the top two teams from Bangladesh, contestants from Cambodia, Indonesia, Sri Lanka and Malaysia will take part in the international level competition. Axiata’s operating companies in these countries organized national level competition in these countries just like the way Robi Axiata Limited did it in Bangladesh.

Commenting on the occasion, Robi’s Managing Director & CEO Mahtab Uddin Ahmed said, “We are very encouraged to see the overwhelming participation of the youth of Bangladesh in this mega gaming competition. I believe, with this international level gaming competition, Bangladesh has also entered into this growing phenomenon around the world. We are extremely proud of the fact that, as the leading digital company, Robi, by joining hands with our parent company, Axiata Group Berhad has achieved this milestone for the country.”