Remember the PENTABOOM! video released earlier this month? Turns out that it was a hint of things to come! Riot Games Southeast Asia has just announced the League of Legends: Wild Rift Southeast Asia Pentaboom Showdown that will take place on 12 to 13 December, 12PM (GMT+8). The charity showmatch is officially organized by IO Esports and will feature eight teams of five content creators and personalities from Cambodia, Indonesia, Malaysia, Myanmar, Philippines, Singapore, Thailand and Vietnam. Participating teams will stand a chance to win a total prize pool of US$66,500 alongside prizes from official sponsors Razer and Secretlab.
In conjunction with this showmatch, Riot Games Southeast Asia will donate US$60,000 to Room to Read (Cambodia, Indonesia, Myanmar, Vietnam), Openminds Project (Thailand), Beyond Social Services (Singapore), Passerelles Numeriques (Philippines, Cambodia, Vietnam) and Wing Melaka (Malaysia).
The Wild Rift Southeast Asia Pentaboom Showdown will be broadcasted live in Bahasa Indonesia, Bahasa Malaysia, Burmese, English, Khmer, Tagalog, Thai and Vietnamese on Facebook, YouTube and Twitch, and will feature prominent personalities including:
“It’s been a long time coming, but we couldn’t be more thrilled to celebrate that League of Legends: Wild Rift is now open for our players in Southeast Asia. With this charity showmatch, we want to end 2020 on a high note by giving back, and engaging our players with a fun and entertaining show featuring some of their favourite personalities across the region,” said Justin Hulog, General Manager for Riot Games SEA, Hong Kong, Taiwan and Macau.
For more info on participants and how to watch, please visit http://www.WildRiftPentaboom.com/