26 May 2020, Singapore – Over the weekend, esports event #PlayApartTogether in Singapore (#PATSG) raised over $4,200 for beneficiaries; Home Nursing Foundation, HOME and Community Chest; with the net proceeds going to the more vulnerable sections of the community in Singapore. In addition to the funds raised, the event also saw a total of 17,000 viewers over the span of two days.
The event on Saturday kicked off with a streamer showcase of the recently launched co-op game, Moving Out. The game, which requires strong teamwork and coordination, was played by streamers Reira, Abstract and Alyse who displayed near-perfect teamwork.
Viewers were then treated to exciting Mobile Legends matches between professional esports teams EVOS and Divinity as they went head-to-head in a series of specially formatted Mobile Legends games. In the first round, all players had to choose a character that was of a tank class whilst in the second, they had to pick characters in the marksman class. Despite a shaky start in round one, EVOS emerged victorious with their resilience, however their success was short lived as Divinity dominated the second round with their wise choice of characters. Both teams put up a tough fight and showcased their flexibility and versatility in the game, resulting in a tie after the two rounds.
Also taking to the stage were influencers Danial Ron, Julian Tay, RunawayKim and Blysk who formed a team and impressed with their teamwork and gaming skills in Call of Duty: Modern Warfare Warzone. The team played a total of three rounds and despite coming from different gaming backgrounds, showed strong chemistry as they ranked amongst the best in their final round.
The highlight of the weekend was a FIFA 20 match between Singapore’s Young Lions football team and esports team Team Flash. Representing the Young Lions were Ilhan Fandi and Abdul Rasaq while representing Team Flash were Amraan and Buzzinho. The players went through three rounds of competition with the first two being deciding rounds on who would represent each team for the final match. In the end, it was Young Lion’s midfielder Abdul Rasaq and Team Flash’s Buzzinho who ended up going head to head on the virtual pitch. After a final round of intense football action, it was Team Flash’s Buzzinho who ultimately emerged victorious with a score of 4-3. The nail-biting match between the two teams blurred the lines of a physical football match and esports and was definitely enjoyed by both football fans and gaming enthusiasts alike.
Other activities that went down over the weekend included showcases of popular games such as Animal Crossing featuring cosplayer and streamer Kiyo, Just Dance 2020 featuring cosplayer and streamer LuckyElie, Beat Saber featuring streamers Cherzinga and Ashleyritawong and Jackbox Party 6 featuring a mashup of Alyse, Reira, Vampyrette, 0Eris0 and Abstract and an esports showcase of Call Of Duty Mobile featuring Team RIOT vs VVV Fuego from the Philippines.
Coming up this week, viewers can look forward to more exciting programmes lined up such as a speedrunning showcase from the Lion Speedrunners Assembly, Mobile Legends action from local streamers Sky Wee and Fenrir as well as professional esports teams, Impunity and EVOS. Also, there will be more FIFA 20 action with the Young Lions and Team Flash. Not forgetting more party games, Rainbow Six Siege and Call of Duty: Mobile features from streamers and esports teams alike.
Zenway Productions co-founder and Operations Director, Wayne Lim, said, “It is very encouraging to see such a great response and we are really thankful to the individuals and brands who have provided donations to support our cause. We hope viewers will look forward to the lineup of activities we have planned for this week and continue to show their support for those affected by COVID-19 through #PATSG.”
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18 May 2020, Singapore – Get your game on this Circuit Breaker and enjoy some exciting live-streamed esports and gaming action with #PlayApartTogether in Singapore and raise funds for a good cause.
Organised by Zenway Productions, #PlayApartTogether in Singapore (#PATSG) is variety gaming programme that hopes to raise funds for home-based nursing, migrant workers and lower-income families through donations made by viewers and brands during the programme. The series of live-streamed content aims to provide viewers with access to some of their favourite YouTubers, streamers and professional gaming teams while the community does their part by staying home and raising funds and awareness for individuals affected by Covid-19.
Happening over two weekends 23 – 24 May and 30 – 31 May, #PATSG is set to feature a complete lineup of showmatches and party games for everyone. Gaming enthusiasts can look forward to local professional esports teams going head to head in games such as Mobile Legends and Call of Duty: Mobile while casual or non-gamers can enjoy the fun and more casual content from local YouTube celebrities and streamers. All live-streams will be aired on the Zenway Productions Facebook page (https://www.facebook.com/ZenwayProductions/).
Mobile Legends matches will feature local esports teams like EVOS and Divinity, while streamers such as Twilights, Flynn and LuckyElie will showcase their aptitude in games including Just Dance 2020 and Jackbox Party 6. Gaming influencers are also set to battle it out in Call of Duty Warzone Showmatches that will feature personalities like Nurhakim Suhaimi, Danial Ron (Titan Digital Media) and Julian Tay (Night Owl Cinematics). A FIFA 20 clash between Professional esports team, Team Flash and professional football players from the Young Lions, Ilhan Fandi, Abdul Rasaq, Akmal Azman and Jacob Mahler, will continue to blur the lines between traditional sport and esports where viewers can expect exciting live, virtual football action.
During the event, viewers will also get the chance to do their part for the community by staying home and making donations, with proceeds raised going to beneficiaries such as the Home Nursing Foundation (HNF), Humanitarian Organisation for Migration Economics (HOME) and Community Chest. Videos from the various beneficiaries will be played during the event to demonstrate how small contributions can play a tremendous role in Singapore’s fight against Covid-19. Audiences will also get to learn more about the virus and what they can do to curb the spread of it.
Supporting this initiative are corporate partners such as Shopee, Ollela, and Suntec Singapore who will be providing logistical and promotional support for the event. Zenway Productions co-founder and Operations Director, Wayne Lim, said, “Gaming has become a popular form of entertainment as individuals stay home during the Circuit Breaker. Our team recognised an opportunity to merge gaming with raising awareness and support for needy members of our community in the fight against Covid-19. We hope that this event will provide quality entertainment to those at home and raise funds for our healthcare heroes, migrant workers and other vulnerable groups in Singapore. Stay Safe, Stay Healthy and Game On.”
Schedule of Events
For the full schedule and lineup of celebrities and esports team, you can visit the website at https://zenway.sg/patsg for more information.
About Zenway Productions
Founded in 2016, Zenway Productions is a Singapore-based events management and live production company specializing gaming and esports. With a management team that has over a decade of experience in the industry, we pride ourselves as specialists in creating, consulting and curating custom experiences that cater to our clients’ needs in the Southeast Asian region.
For more information, visit our website at http://zenway.sg.