| Lyna Mohamad |
A PRESS conference and signing ceremony for the upcoming TechXpo Cyber Games Tournament 2018 was held at the D’Sunlit Sdn Bhd office in Beribi yesterday.
Attending the event were representatives from Progresif Cellular Sdn Bhd, Cyber Games, Sigma Cyberspace, Netcom Computer House, HyperX, Concepts Computer and Feezy Beanbag Company.
Signing on behalf of D’Sunlit was its Business Development Manager Gavin Chai and InfoCom Federation Brunei (IFB) Chairman Sheikh Haji Abas bin Sheikh Mohammad.
The tournament is expected to be among the main highlights of the Brunei Technology (TechXpo) 2018 from August 16-19 at the International Convention Centre (ICC) in Berakas, with D’Sunlit Sdn Bhd as the event organiser and Sigma Cyberspace as the event manager.
The previous Cyber Games Tournament, held together with TechXpo 2015, was a huge success as it was one of the biggest cyber-gaming tournaments in Brunei Darussalam.
Gamers can expect this year’s TechXpo Cyber Games Tournament 2018 to be even bigger and better, with a record prize pool of BND15,000 worth of cash prizes to be won across seven games: the PC games – CS:GO, League of Legends and DOTA 2; console games – Tekken 7 and FIFA 18; and mobile games – Mobile Legends and Rules of Survival.
All the games are open to gamers from Sabah, Sarawak, and Brunei, except for the CS:GO, which is only open to Brunei citizens and residents.
The main champion of the CS:GO will walk away with a cash prize of BND2,088, while the first and second runner-up winners will receive the respective cash prizes of BND1,288 and BND888.
In DOTA 2, the prizes are BND988 for the champion, BND588 for first runner-up, and BND388 for second runner-up.
For League of Legends, the champion will walk home with BND1,388, the first runner-up with BND888, and second runner-up with BND588.
The champion of FIFA 18 will win BND488 in cash, with BND388 for the first runner-up and BND288 for the second runner-up.
In Tekken 7, the champion will walk away with the cash prize of BND488, first runner-up with BND388, and second runner-up BND288.
In the mobile games category, the Mobile Legend champion will win BND800, first runner-up BND600, and second runner-up BND400.
For Rules of Survival, the champion will win BND1,000 and 10,000 Diamonds, the first runner-up BND500 and 5,000 Diamonds, and the second runner-up BND250 and 2,000 Diamonds.
Third to fifth-ranked winners of Rules of Survival will be awarded with 1,000 Diamonds, while those in sixth to 10th place will get 500 Diamonds.
Themed ‘Innovative Technology For All’, this year’s TechXpo 2018 is organised by IFB, a non-profit organisation that serves as the voice of Brunei Darussalam’s Information and Communication Technology industry.