Multimedia University in Cyberjaya hosts multiple events every year but being an IT campus the excitement rises a notch when the events are held around the realm of gaming. This was evident when U Mobile together with PC.com hosted the first Mobile Legends gaming tournament that promises a prize pool of RM25,000- highest ever for eSports in a campus, and live commentary on site with popular shout caster Lin.
Teams pitted against each other to be crowned champions and make it to the finals which is to be scheduled sometime later in October. The scene turned frenzy when Lin upped the ante, in his ever so engaging commentary when one of the team got close to eliminating their opponent who stubbornly resisted every attack from the get-go. Student volume increased as the event reached is peak, by mid day the corridors were overwhelmed with 200 cheering fans. Many students gathered around the booth watching the live stream over the LED screen while some were interested in stuffing their mouth with marshmallow in an another fun activity.
Officially called U Mobile Giler Unlimited Data Mobile Legends Gaming tournament, the event will be held across 18 universities including Southern and Northern region starting July till September with the grand final return to Kuala Lumpur in October. The winning team will walk away with RM15,000 with second place taking back RM7,000 and the balance for third placing.