Over 42,000 fans flocked this year’s biggest Esports and Gaming Summit
Legions of gaming, esports and cosplay fans all converged at the SMX Convention Center last October 25 to 27 for a nonstop weekend of fun at this year’s Esports and Gaming Summit (ESGS), the country’s biggest gaming convention powered by PLDT Home Fibr and Smart.
ESGS was full of never-ending supply of exciting experiences for all attendees, such as gaming booths, various merchandise vendors, and feature attractions.
The PLDT-Smart Cyber City Gaming Zone
One of the biggest major attractions at ESGS 2019 was PLDT and Smart’s Cyber City, a massive gaming zone that had so much to offer for subscribers and esports fans. In the Cyber City, gamers tested their Mobile Legends and DOTA 2 skills by joining in-booth tournaments and playing PlayStation 4 games. Gamers also had fun hanging out and taking photos in the Cyber City setup, with some wining exciting swag by playing VR games like Beat Saber and Sniper Elite.
Various celebrities and personalities also graced the Cyber City, including top cosplayers Alodia Gosiengfiao, Myrtle Sarrosa, and Dexie Diaz, professional esports team PLDT-Smart Omega and Evos Lynx, as well as shoutcasters and streamers Pein & Lou, Sh1n Boo, and Manjean. Everyone who stepped into the Cyber City got the chance to bump into their idols while hanging out, a testament to PLDT and Smart’s commitment to providing only the best experiences for their subscribers.
PLDT and Smart have been staunch supporters of the Esports and Gaming Summit (ESGS) since its inception in 2014. Fans were also able to play new titles and witness their favorite hardware brands show off their newest developments in the biggest gaming party in the country.
The Philippines’ undisputed fastest networks
Filipino gamers can enjoy gaming in the comfort of their home or on the go, powered by PLDT’s fastest Home Fibr connection and Smart’s fastest LTE network, as awarded by third-party organizations such as Ookla, OpenSignal, Tutela, and P3 in their respective crowd-source-based studies on mobile internet services in the Philippines.
PLDT Home Fibr subscribers enjoy the fastest speeds at home, enabling them to play their favorite online multiplayer games like DOTA 2 at full speed. Mobile gamers can also Gigafy their on-the-go gaming experience with Smart Giga Games, which offers up to 2GB plus 1 GB per day of Games All-Day for Mobile Legends, Arena of Valor, Clash Royale, Clash of Clans, and more.