(From left) Mansor Basheer acting as 'Bob the referee', Yeoh and Wing at the launch of the #YesToRio online game contest.
YTL Communications Sdn Bhd launched a new online game contest in conjunction with the 2014 FIFA World Cup, this year’s most anticipated sporting competition.
Called YesToRio, the nationwide contest by Yes was launched by YTL Communications CEO Wing K Lee and deputy CEO Jacob Yeoh at Lot 10 shopping centre in Jalan Bukit Bintang.
“As the World Cup is just around the corner, we want to celebrate football fever with our new online game contest #YesToRio. The contest features three fun web-based games designed to appeal to all Malaysians,” said Wing.
He added that having an online contest would give Yes a chance to connect and engage with participants without any physical boundaries and barriers.
“It allows everyone a chance to share their mutual passion for the game and at the same time, win some fantastic prizes,” he said at the recent launch, adding that the games can be played across a range of devices including touchscreen phones, tablets, laptops and desktops computers.
The first game in the series is ‘What A Save’, followed by ‘The Big Match’ and ‘G-G-G-Goal!, both of which will be released later in the contest period.
He said active Yes subscribers get to enjoy exclusive perks when they play #YesToRio, including 10% bonus points for every round on top of their score points and reload bonus points for each purchase of Yes Credit, Valuepack, Datapack, Campuspack and SuperBooster.
Wing said three top scorers of each game of the week will be rewarded with exclusive sports merchandise, including original jerseys autographed by top football players, footballs and sports backpacks.
Towards the end of the contest period, 30 top participants on the overall leaderboard with the highest scores from all three games will be invited to the YesToRio final event in June, where the battle for two grand prizes begins.
The grand prizes include tickets to watch the final match in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.
The contest runs from now until May 31 and is open to participants 18 years old and above. Those below the stipulated age can still play the game for fun.
For details, visit http://www.yes.my/YesToRio/FAQ or drop by the nearest Yes store.