ACS EDU Tour Season 3: The Biggest Collegiate Esports Event in Malaysia

In the ever-evolving world of esports, Malaysia is set to emerge as a leader with the much-anticipated return of the ACS EDU Tour Season 3 x Unifi Mobile. This edition promises to be one of the largest and most impactful collegiate esports tournaments in Southeast Asia, reflecting the nation’s commitment to fostering an inclusive and vibrant esports culture.

With a staggering grand prize pool of RM200, 000, the PUBG MOBILE tournament will witness the participation of over 6,400 players from 100 universities across all 16 territories of Malaysia. This unparalleled event aims to provide university players of all skill levels with a platform to build their best teams, showcase their talents, compete at the highest level, and vie for the title of Malaysia’s best collegiate esports’ champion.

The official press conference for the launch of ACS EDU Tour S3 x Unifi Mobile, was held on
June 10th at Asia Pacific University (APU) in Kuala Lumpur. Designated as the first Esports Focal Sports Centre Coordinator by the Ministry of Higher Education Malaysia, APU is the ideal venue to symbolize the integration of academic and esports excellence.

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This initiative aims to facilitate knowledge transfer among students, who will be actively involved in organizing the tournament, handling marketing communications, and even managing backend broadcast production.

A cornerstone of this year’s tour is the support from Unifi Mobile, the Official Presenter of
ACS EDU Tour Season 3. Their provision of 5G & 4G data via Unifi Mobile’s UNI5G WOW
Prepaid packs for all 6400 players will enable uninterrupted gameplay throughout the

Unifi will also make this experience accessible to a broader audience, with the Unifi TV app serving as the exclusive broadcast partner for the state and grand finals starting September to November 2024. Fans and audiences everywhere can watch the games via Unifi TV’s new dedicated sports channel: Unifi eSports (Channel 702), which will be available for free viewing when you download the Unifi TV app on your smart devices and smart TVs.

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Returning as the Official Smartphone, ZTE will equip players with their latest gaming technology, featuring the Nubia Neo 2 5G mobile phones. This edition’s collaboration will also feature a donation drive that aims to empower the voiceless.

For a minimum contribution of RM1, people will get to participate in their Scream for Charity Campaign – with all proceeds going to local initiatives that support the voiceless and abused within our community. The mechanics are simple: scan the QR code, fill in your details, make your donation, step up to the sound machine and yell the word ‘Nubia’ for as long and as loud as possible.

Encouraging more women into a male dominated scene, beauty brand SAFI joins us as the
official personal care partner for Season 3. In the event that an all-women’s team rises at the
champions, they will also win an all-expense paid trip to the PUBG MOBILE Global
Championship (PMGC) in London!

Image Source: CRIT Esports Facebook Page

CritFluence, a division under CRIT Esports will also be launching a Key Opinion Consumers
(KOC) recruitment campaign, together with the ACS EDU Tour Season 3, offering students opportunities to connect with brands and kickstart their influencer careers, creating content and sharing it with their peers. These student KOCs will be able to develop relationships with
brands, score merchandise and products and walk away with potential earnings.

The ACS EDU Tour Season 3 has garnered strong backing from the Malaysia Electronic
Sports Federation (MESF) and Esports Integrated (ESI), aligning with their mission to engage
all levels of the esports ecosystem, from grassroots to professional events. This collaboration emphasizes the government’s initiatives to boost the esports scene, reflecting Malaysia’s strategic focus on becoming a leading esports nation.

For more information about ACS Edu Tour, follow CRIT Esports on Facebook and Instagram.

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