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Smart launches GIGA Arena: First all-in-one esports platform for Filipinos

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Smart Communications has launched GIGA Arena, the country’s first all-in-one esports platform that aims to bring the total esports experience to the fingertips of Filipino mobile gamers.

Smart GIGA Arena is open to all Smart and TNT customers and lets users match up with fellow players to compete in daily, weekly, and monthly tournaments on gigaarena.smart for prestige and cash prizes. Registration starts on March 9.

Smart Giga Arena Tournament

For its launch, GIGA Arena features four of the most popular mobile games in the country — Mobile Legends: Bang Bang, League of Legends: Wild Rift, Call of Duty Mobile (CODM), and PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds Mobile (PUBGM).

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Aside from enabling users to compete in live tournaments, the all-in-one platform also comes with innovative features that allow mobile gamers to set-up tournaments, stream live competitions, play arcade games, purchase e-load, and conveniently link their e-wallet to secure their tournament winnings via GigaPay with PayMaya, among others.

To power the platform, Smart has partnered with global esports company LEET Entertainment. Smart also marks its five years of partnership with mobile game developer Moonton as it includes Mobile Legends: Bang Bang among its featured mobile games.

Envisioned as a training ground for greatness, GIGA Arena comes amid the rise in the number of Filipino mobile gamers who want to level up their skills and enhance their gameplay.

To access GIGA Arena, subscribers can go to gigaarena.smart and create an account using their Smart or TNT mobile number. To join ongoing tournaments, users need to use ‘tickets,’ which they can earn and accumulate every time they register to GIGA Games data packs.

Enhanced GIGA Games

In time for the launch of GIGA Arena, Smart has also announced the enhanced GIGA Games, which now includes data for PUBGM, on top of Mobile Legends and Facebook Gaming.

Smart and TNT subscribers can register to GIGA Games via the GigaLife App, which is available on the Apple App Store, Google Play Store, and Huawei Mobile Services. Customers may also avail of GIGA Games by dialing *123#.

Also Read: Smart bolsters support for SEA Games-bound SIBOL esports team

To know more about GIGA Arena, visit gigaarena.smart and follow Smart’s official accounts on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram.

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