Globe strengthens geek & gaming partnerships with HBO GO, Riot, Niantic, BLACKPINK and more

Globe Telecom recently announced a string of geek-worthy partnerships that will brighten your Holidays and lead you to an amazing new year!

Globe Telecom aims to strengthen it’s geek and gaming presence by announcing a slew of partnerships that will surely make the holidays and 2021 more merry and bright! In their Christmas 2020 media launch that took place this morning, Globe reiterated their continued partnership with Riot Games especially with optimizing gaming experience for League of Legends: Wild Rift and Valorant.

Being one of the early adapters of the game, Riot is thrilled to be extending this working relationship with Globe especially going in to 2021 with more tournaments and events lined up across all levels (amateurs and collegiate all the way to professionals).

Aside from Riot Games, Globe teased a new game and continued partnership with Niantic, maker of the hit game Pokemon Go. Niantic revealed the potential of 5G gaming that can bridge community relationships even further.  As the first Southeast Asian telco member of the Niantic Planet-Scale AR Alliance, Globe will drive bigger and better immersive gaming experiences powered by Niantic’s advanced AR real-world platform that will push the boundaries of what can be experienced in a Niantic game with 5G technology.

On the entertainment side, having had brought various streaming service for Filipinos like Netflix and Amazon Prime, Globe is adding another powerhouse under it’s list of growing partners: HBO GO.

Enjoy past and current HBO exclusives like Band of Brothers, Game of Thrones, The Undoing, Watchmen, His Dark Materials and various Hollywood blockbusters, HBO Originals, and HBO Asia offerings at the palm of your hands — or your tv screens.

Globe also joined hands with Kumu, a Pinoy-centered live streaming platform, which is home of local and global user-generated Pinoy lifestyle content, and digital content partners like GKNB (Game Ka Na Ba?), a gamified FYE (For Your Entertainment) focused on celebrity streams, talk shows, variety content and MYXPH for music. Kumu will also be adding game streaming channels into their mix as part of their offerings on the platform.

To cap things off, they introduced the Kpop sensation Black Pink as part of Globe’s new roster of endorsers alongside Tennis child prodigy and Australian Open doubles champion Alex Eala, and World-renowned boxing champ, Manny Pacquiao. To what capacity Black Pink will play in Globe Telecom’s plans this year-end to next year, we’ll all have to find out and wait until they be in the area. 

These are just some of the plans Globe laid out during their #WonderfulWorldOfGlobe Christmas media virtual presscon. To be up to date, keep checking their official site out.