TECNO and RSG Team Up to Ignite Esports Passion

TECNO and RSG Team Up to Ignite Esports Passion in the Philippines and Malaysia

A Year-Long Partnership for Competitive Gaming and Community Engagement

Global smartphone innovator TECNO and Southeast Asia’s leading esports organization, RSG, are joining forces for a year-long partnership designed to elevate esports excellence and cultivate vibrant gaming communities in both the Philippines and Malaysia.

Building upon a successful collaboration in 2023, this expanded partnership kicks off in April 2024. TECNO will not only continue its sponsorship of RSG Philippines but will also extend its support to RSG Malaysia as they compete in major esports tournaments.

More than Sponsorship: Cultivating a Thriving Esports Ecosystem

This collaboration extends beyond mere sponsorship. TECNO and RSG will co-create local esports outreach programs in both countries. Engaging with the esports community is a key focus, with initiatives aimed at fostering connections between players, content creators, and fans. RSG players will take on the role of TECNO’s official gaming ambassadors, further amplifying the excitement for aspiring esports enthusiasts.

Shared Values Fueling Esports Growth

“Our partnership with RSG Philippines has been incredibly rewarding, allowing us to support talented players and inspire the gaming community,” shared Nana Chen, TECNO’s regional marketing director. “TECNO’s commitment to innovation aligns perfectly with RSG’s dedication to competitive excellence. We’re thrilled to expand this partnership and engage with gamers in both the Philippines and Malaysia.”

Jayf Soh, CEO and Founder of RSG, echoed this sentiment, stating, “We are excited to strengthen our partnership with TECNO. Both brands share core values of pushing boundaries in technology and competitive performance. By extending this partnership to both Philippines and Malaysia, we aim to create even greater opportunities for aspiring esports players.”

Pulse Nova Entertainment: A Catalyst for Collaboration

Pulse Nova Entertainment, a leading gaming entertainment marketing agency that manages RSG’s partnerships and sponsorships, played a crucial role in facilitating this expanded collaboration. Cindy Lim, Head of Sales at Pulse Nova Entertainment, expressed her enthusiasm: “We’re thrilled to unite these industry giants. With TECNO’s support, we can break new ground and develop meaningful partnerships that mobilize gamers worldwide.”

Showcasing Gaming Excellence with TECNO Devices

RSG Philippines and RSG Malaysia players will proudly wear jerseys emblazoned with the TECNO logo as they compete in the upcoming MPL PH and MPL MY Season 13 tournaments. TECNO will provide essential support to ensure the teams are well-equipped to set new competitive standards.

Engaging Fans Through Content and Events

Fans can look forward to exciting content and exclusive gaming activities co-developed by TECNO and RSG. The partnership kicked off with a community livestream event, “Raider’s Rumble 2.0,” in March. Additionally, the roster of professional players in both RSG Philippines and RSG Malaysia will serve as TECNO’s official gaming ambassadors throughout 2024. This collaboration began with the launch of the TECNO POVA 6 PRO in the Philippines (March 2024) and will continue with the launch of the TECNO POVA 6 PRO 5G in Malaysia (April 2024).

About the Teams

RSG Philippines, a powerhouse Mobile Legends: Bang Bang (MLBB) team, recently emerged victorious as the champion of the ONE Esports MPL Invitational (MPLI) 2023. The team’s impressive track record includes victories in the Mobile Legends SEA Cup 2022 and MPL PH Season 9 (2022).

RSG Malaysia, another force to be reckoned with in the MLBB esports scene, boasts wins in the Kohai SEA Championship Season 2 (2023) and the MPL Malaysia Season 7.

This expanded partnership between TECNO and RSG Team to be a game-changer in the Southeast Asian esports landscape. With a shared commitment to innovation and fostering a thriving esports ecosystem, TECNO and RSG are poised to ignite a passion for competitive gaming in both the Philippines and Malaysia.

Inspiring gaming communities

On the community front, TECNO and RSG aim to develop local outreach programmes such as community livestreams and on-ground activities in the Philippines and Malaysia. Stay tuned to RSG’s social media pages on Facebook (RSG PH, RSG MY), Instagram (RSG PH, RSG MY) and Tiktok (RSG PH, RSG MY).


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