Get ready, Singapore! Riot Games, the video game publisher behind ever popular online game League of Legends, has just turned the lens on players and fans with an unprecedented fan offering! Riot Games has announced Hyperplay, the first integrated ASEAN eSports
and music festival is now a complimentary-ticketed event for all to attend at the Singapore Indoor Stadium on Saturday, 4 August 2018 and Sunday, 5 August 2018.
Hyperplay is one of the three festivals happening as part of YOUTHx, a larger celebration of youth aspirations which aims to bring youths from all walks of life together. The diverse line-up of events, which include SHINE Festival and GetActive!SG, is initiated by the Ministry of Culture, Community and Youth (MCCY) and the National Youth Council (NYC).
Through two of today’s biggest cultural cornerstones of this generation – eSports and music, youths from all across Singapore and ASEAN can expect to come together for a weekend of hype and thrills, while embodying the youthful spirit of passion, dynamism and the freedom to dream big! On top of that, youths can get to immerse themselves in activities ranging from dance performances to fitness at SHINE Festival and GetActive!SG, the other two festivals under the YOUTHx umbrella.
Players and fans can now get their free Hyperplay tickets when they visit APACTix.com to secure General Admission tickets. For fans who have already purchased tickets to Hyperplay; not only will they receive full refunds for their purchase, they will also be rewarded for their early support of ASEAN’s first eSports and music festival, with an upgrade to a seat in the CAT 1 section. All existing ticket holders will be notified about the new arrangements.
DAY 1 – SATURDAY, 4 AUGUST
Hyperplay will begin on 4 August with the first League of Legends Semi-finals followed by Singapore’s favourite The Sam Willows, the 1st act who will take the MTV Spotlight stage with their half-time set. This will be followed by the second Semi-finals and then by South Korea’s superstar vocalist and rapper CL, to round up Day 1 with a bang.
DAY 2 – SUNDAY, 5 AUGUST
Stay tuned for 5 August, as performances on the MTV Spotlight stage by Indonesian idol Afgan and Thailand’s leading rock band Slot Machine will continue the music high, to set the mood for the Finals and the eventual League of Legends ASEAN Champion. As a festival finale, celebrate with Nick Jonas and Alessia Cara at the first ever integrated eSports and music event in the region.
In celebration of ASEAN Singapore 2018 and part of YOUTHx, Hyperplay is powered by Riot Games and MTV, presented by the MCCY and the NYC, and supported by gold sponsor Clear Men and official Telco partner Singtel. Patrons will be able to catch full set live performances by all acts for the MTV Spotlight stage hosted by MTV VJ Hanli Hoefer.
CATCH THE LIVE SCREENING AND BROADCAST
Streaming live across the two-day ticketed event on Hyperplay.sg, with key segments broadcast live across Southeast Asia, the first edition of Hyperplay will feature the first ever League of Legends ASEAN tournament with national teams from the 10 ASEAN countries.