Sri Lankan E-Sports to the next-level with ‘Samsung Combat Arena 2021’


Samsung, Sri Lanka’s No.1 smartphone brand and pioneer of E-sports in Sri Lanka, is proud to announce the ‘Samsung Combat Arena 2021’, an E-sports gaming event and tournament featuring one of the largest prize pools in Sri Lankan E-sports to-date.

The event and tournament will be held at the One Galle Face Mall on April 24, 2021. Gamers and fans from all around the island are welcome to compete in the tournament and participate in other activities such as Gaming stations, Samsung stalls, online and offline costume competitions and much more.

Samsung has been at the forefront of developing products and services for gamers and promoting E-sports in Sri Lanka over the years, as it was identified that the youth are very passionate about it. As a result, Samsung has successfully initiated and completed 3 large scale gaming competitions in 2020 alone with over 1000 participants from all around Sri Lanka and a staggering 175,000 people streaming the tournaments each time.

The ‘Samsung Combat Arena 2021’ has an amazing prize pool of over Rs. 1.5 Million which includes Rs. 500,000 in cash and over Rs. 1,000,000 in gifts including Smartphones, Gaming monitors, Galaxy Buds+, Smart watches and more. Participants also have a chance to win an exclusive private screening of the ‘Mortal Kombat’ movie which premiers in April 2021.

Samsung Sri Lanka’s Managing Director, Kevin SungSu YOU said, “The ‘Samsung Combat Arena 2021’ is a milestone for us in promoting E-sports in Sri Lanka. It is our 4th such event for gamers and movie lovers alike and is part of our growing platform for further developing E-sports and empowering the youth of Sri Lanka. We look forward to hosting even more events like this in the future and seeing E-sports in Sri Lanka move up to the next level taking local gamers to greater heights and ultimately to the global arena”.

Samsung continues to amplify E-Sports in Sri Lanka not only with such events but with their products as well. Samsung’s recent introduction of Galaxy A series has features such as Game booster technology, display with 90Hz refresh rate, gaming processors and much more on offer, Samsung have revitalised their technology to be more focused on proving the ultimate gaming experience to its users.

Samsung Members App users will also be able to participate in their own exclusive combat competition at the ‘Samsung Combat Arena 2021’ as well. The Samsung Members App is a community based App that brings together all Samsung users together on a single platform. Users can share pictures, videos, receive updates, ask questions and more on the App.

As an added bonus for participants and fans, special discounts and offers on Samsung products including Samsung smartphones, accessories, gaming monitors and more will also available at the event.

The ‘Samsung Combat Arena 2021’ is a milestone event for Samsung as it reaches out to gamers and movie lovers alike to participate in many E-sports activities and more. Sri Lanka’s E-sports enthusiasts can look forward to Samsung at the helm of many more innovations and events in the years to come.