- PUBG MOBILE is one of the most popular mobile games in the Philippineswith over a million monthly active users.
- PUBG MOBILE players in the Philippines can now complete daily challenges for prizes and ‘Ember Points’ that can be redeemed within the Globe Gamer Grounds platform for Steam gift cards, in-game currencies, and more.
- In Apr 2022 Globe Telecom has rolled out Swarmio’s proprietary Ember gaming and esports platform to its 85 million customers under the brand Globe Gamer Grounds. Revenue generated from subscriptions and transactions within the platform is shared between Swarmio, Globe Telecom and TM WHOLESALE.
- Swarmio’s Ember platform allows game publishers and developers to reach the 2 billion gamers Asia, Africathe Middle East and Latin America, where credit card penetration is relatively low and access to bank accounts is limited. By partnering with telecom operators, Swarmio enables gamers to purchase in-game items using telco payment channels such as digital wallets and Direct Carrier Billing (DCB).
TORONTO, September 22, 2022 /CNW/ – Swarmio Media Holdings Inc. (CSE: SWRM) (OTC: SWMIF) (GR: U5U) (“Swarmio” or “the Company”), a technology company focused on the global deployment of its proprietary subscription-based gaming and esports platform, and Globe Telecom (PSE: GLO) (“Globe”), the Philippines’ largest mobile network and broadband service provider, announce the launch of a promotional event (the “Promotional Event”) within PUBG MOBILE in the Philippines in partnership with Level Infinite, a subsidiary of Tencent Games (OTC: TCEHY) (“Tencent“).
Until September 28PUBG MOBILE players in the Philippines get the chance to complete daily challenges to win ‘Ember Points’ which can be redeemed in the Globe Gamer Grounds platform for Steam gift cards, in-game currencies and other prizes. The promotional event is being launched on behalf of Globe Telecom, Swarmio Media and Level Infinite to encourage gamers to subscribe to the Globe Gamer Grounds platform, which was launched for Globe’s 85 million customers worldwide the Philippines in Apr 2022. PUBG MOBILE is one of the most popular games in the Philippineswith over a million monthly active users.
As previously revealedGlobe Telecom launched Swarmio’s Ember gaming and esports platform under the brand name Globe Gamer Grounds in a revenue-sharing agreement that will split subscription and in-game purchase revenues between Swarmio, Globe and TM Wholesale (the global and wholesale arm of Telekom Malaysia Berhad).
Subscribers to Globe Gamer Grounds enjoy all the features the Ember platform has to offer, including ultra-low latency gaming experience, access to exclusive competitive challenges and tournaments, unique game content, curated communities, gamification and points system, online store and gamer e-wallet.
TencentThe world’s most profitable multimedia company, PUBG launched MOBILE, a free-to-download and free-to-play game, in 2018. It has since become one of the world’s most downloaded and most-played games, with approximately 30 million daily active users worldwide and more than 700 million downloads in 2022 so far. PUBG MOBILE has also consistently been one of the most profitable games in the world, generating USD$2 billion turnover in 2021mostly from in-app purchases.
“This is a very exciting time for Swarmio as it marks the beginning of what we hope will be many strategic partnerships with game publishers, developers and distributors,” he said. Timothy Thornton, Swarmio’s director of growth. “By partnering with major telcos like Globe Telecom to launch our Ember platform around the world, we are giving more gamers the opportunity to discover a better way of gaming, including low latency and the chance to experience in-game purchase content and items using alternative payment methods such as e-wallet and direct carrier billing. Our Ember platform also gives game developers and publishers access to large but understaffed groups of gamers who have historically been challenging to monetize due to a lack of payment options. We are incredibly honored and excited to partner with Level Infinite and see the Ember brand included in PUBG MOBILE, one of the most loved and played games in the world.”
Ralph AligadaHead of Games and Esports for Globe Telecom added: “Globe Gamer Grounds has been proven to be very popular with the Philippine gamers, so it made perfect sense to promote the platform within PUBG MOBILE, one of the most popular games in the world. the Philippines. We look forward to providing all of our gaming customers a fun and rewarding way to get involved and connect with more gamers in their community.”
About Globe Telecom:
Globe is a leading full-service telecommunications company in the Philippines and publicly listed in the PSE with the stock symbol GLO. The company serves the telecommunications and technology needs of consumers and businesses through a range of products and services, including mobile, fixed, broadband, data connectivity, Internet and managed services. It has major interests in financial technology, digital marketing solutions, venture capital financing for startups and virtual healthcare. In 2019, Globe became a signatory to the United Nations Global Compact, committing itself to implementing universal sustainability principles. The clients are Ayala Corporation and Singtel, recognized market leaders in the country and region. For more information visit www.globe.com.ph. Follow @enjoyglobe on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and YouTube.
About Globe Gamer Grounds:
Globe Gamer Grounds is a platform to unite Filipino gamers regardless of the games or devices they play. Registered users can participate in daily tournaments, influencer challenges and are rewarded with Ember Points that can be exchanged for in-game currency, gift cards and much more. For more information visit globegamergrounds.com or follow them on their officially channels.
About level infinite:
Launched by Tencent Games, Level Infinite is a global gaming brand dedicated to delivering high-quality and engaging interactive entertainment experiences to a global audience, wherever and however they choose to play. It operates from bases in Amsterdam and Singapore with staff all over the world. For more information about Level Infinite, visit www.levelinfinite.comand follow up Twitter, facebook, Instagramand YouTube.
About Ember of Swarmio:
Swarmio’s fully managed, plug-and-play Ember platform integrates quickly and seamlessly with large telco operations, enabling telcos to engage and monetize gaming subscribers and gain immediate and meaningful access to the 200 billion dollars gaming market.
Ember offers its own digital hub for gaming communities, giving gamers access to ultra-low latency gaming experience, competitive challenges and tournaments, exclusive game content, curated communities, gamification and points system, online store (Swarmio Store), gamer e-wallet (Swarmio Pay ) and custom digital content.
About Swarmio Media:
Swarmio Media (CSE: SWRM) (OTC: SWMIF) (GR: U5U) is a technology company focused on deploying its proprietary end-to-end gaming and esports platform, Ember, which allows telcos to monetize their gaming customers. Swarmio has been in touch with several telcos that have launched Ember as an add-on service, allowing subscribers to access tournaments, participate in a localized gaming community, challenge friends and influencers, and earn points that can be used to purchase game content. Ember is powered by Swarmio’s patented Latency-Optimized Edge Cloud (“LEC”) technology, which reduces lag and enables gamers to enjoy an optimized gaming experience.
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