Xpax by Celcom is further strengthening its position in the eSports industry by nurturing local talents to become future professional eSports athletes.
Xpax introduces XPAX X-ASSINS, a six-man team, who will debut in the upcoming Mobile Legends Professional League (MPL) Season 3 on 18 January 2019. MPL is a mobile gaming tournament that offers a pool of cash prizes up to USD100,000 for Malaysian and Singaporean mobile gamers.
The team features Aeliff Adam, a.k.a Smooth, Syed Nabil, a.k.a иαмι, Mohammad Al Hatta, a.k.a Artha; Muhammad Aiqal, a.k.a Saiyajinn, Muhammad Siddiq, a.k.a Kukubesi, and Syed Fahd, a.k.a arab, who will be receiving an Xpax sponsorship for one whole year. XPAX X-ASSINS will also be groomed to qualify and compete, representing our nation at the eSports tournament to be held at the 2019 SEA Games.
Idham Nawawi, Chief Executive Officer of Celcom Axiata Berhad, said Xpax is positioned to be the leading brand in eSports empowerment for local talents, providing a platform for them to sharpen their skills and make their mark in the gaming world, nationally and internationally.
“This new venture is also aligned with our aspiration to become the provider of choice in gratifying our customers’ digital lifestyle. We are very excited about XPAX X-ASSINS, as eSports is becoming one of the nation’s core sporting events that brings prominence and worldwide recognition.
We believe in the potential of our XPAX X-ASSINS team to shine during the upcoming mobile tournament and cementing their position within the eSports fraternity. I would like to take this opportunity to wish XPAX X-ASSINS the best of luck!” he added.