Introducing the 2016 Fanta Masters Champion

December 14th, 2016

After a whole year of tournaments, the 2016 Fanta Masters Championship Finals hosted 32 of the best EA Sports FIFA players from all across the region, including Gulf’s best from KSA, Bahrain, the Levant with Jordan as well as many more countries like Iraq, for a two day grand final event hosted at the PLG Studio facility at Yas Marina Circuit in Abu Dhabi. The stakes this year were even higher than the 2015 season, with the inclusion of Fanta Masters as an official “Ultimate Team Championship Regional Qualifier” event with several...

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CWL Middle East 2016 Tournament – The Recap

November 21st, 2016

We are proud to announce the conclusion of the CWL Middle East Qualifiers that has been connected the top Call of Duty teams in the Arab World together over the past few months. The CWL Middle East finals took place in Abu Dhabi at the Yas Marina Circuit media centre where it hosted the top 8 teams of the Local and Online qualifiers from over 12 countries in the Arab world. Thanks to the combined efforts of Activision, PLG, selected Media representatives, and Community leaders that we had a successful milestone for E-Sports in the MENA...

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Fanta Masters 2016 – The return to Gamers Day

October 16th, 2016

It’s been a long and steady month full of tournaments, and as we draw closer to the end of the year, more and more players are emerging from the Fanta Masters league across the Middle East, and we are now heading to the biggest and usually “wildest” qualification tournament of them all: the Saudi Arabia Fanta Masters Qualifiers at Gamers Day 2016 Our first major tournament in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia was a memorable event for both PLG and players alike in Riyadh. With over 700 players competing at Gamers Day 2015, topped...

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Jordan Games Week 2016| PLG Tournament Winners

September 6th, 2016

From the 22nd to the 23rd of July, PLG took part of Jordan’s gaming festival, Jordan Games Week, in its second edition presented by Umniah, in association with Arab Bank, featuring Fanta Masters. The team hosted seven different tournaments and numerous competitions at the event, bringing the community together in a competitive setting for glory and prizes reaching over 6000 JOD. Spread over two days, the Jordanian tournament of the 2016 season of Fanta Masters had a record attendance, as we search for the best Jordanian FIFA 16 players in the...

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Mortal Kombat XL at EVO 2016: Congratulation to Sayed Hashem

July 20th, 2016

Who would’ve known? Who would’ve though that a young man from the smallest country in the Middle East would make such an impact in the Mortal Kombat community? We knew he had the potential to be great, after proving himself two years in a row, becoming two times MKX Cup Middle East Champion, presented by PLG as well as ending second in the 2015 and 2016 Mortal Kombat Cup International Finals (France and Sweden). But did we imagine him reach the top 8 of EVO 2016? Maybe. Did we ever picture seeing him in the Grand Finals for EVO...

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Mortal Kombat XL Cup 2016: Congratulation to Sayed Hashem

July 5th, 2016

It seems like a deja-vu, and the only Arab player to ever reach the Mortal Kombat European Finals last year in Paris at the Japan Expo, was also meant for greatness this year. After defeating his fellow Middle East compatriots in the Mortal Kombat XL Middle East Finals that took place during MEFCC 2016, Dubai, presented by PLG, defending 2015 Middle East Champion Sayed Hashem and the runner up Aziz Aljowder (both from Bahrain) went on their way to the European Finals in Sweden! Hosted during Dreamhack Summer 2016, the Mortal Kombat XL...

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PLG Super League Spotlight: Saif Haddadin

May 3rd, 2016

Known as the Champion of Jordan Games Week, Saif Haddadin, began his began his career as a professional FIFA player soon after winning the National Fanta Masters FIFA tournament in Jordan earlier in 2014. His career as a FIFA player started long before that when he enjoyed playing FIFA as a passionate fan of the game and franchise. Being that good was sort of a burden at times for Saif when none of his friends were encouraged to play against him and contenders around Jordan fled when he demanded a challenge. Being a national champion just was...

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PLG Super League Season 2 – The Road to the Grand Finals

May 3rd, 2016

It has been a tremendous Group Stage where we have seen a good mix of matchmaking between our 32 Fanta Masters who have proved to be the top contenders in the Arab World. It was very sad to see 16 of them go but as the Final Stage began we slowly forgot the pain and felt great excitement to see them go head to head in an unforgiving Single Elimination stage. Their squads were getting updated every week with Inform cards straight from the EA Studios and were ranging from cards like Inform Luiz Suarez to Team of the Year Modric. After the...

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Etisalat Super Cup 16 – The Results

April 26th, 2016

From March to April 2016, join Etisalat with Power League Gaming and EA Sports for a limited time only competition, by playing EA Sports FIFA 16 live with the top gaming communities across the UAE. This new yearly competition was split with 4 different qualifiers, including in Sharjah with Sahara Mall, Abu Dhabi with Yas Mall and Dubai with both Dubai Marina Mall and Mirdiff City Centre. With over thousands of participants in each qualifier of the month of March and April competing, only a selected few players managed to emerge victorious...

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PLG Legendary Tour – Season 3 Kickoff at MEFCC 2016

April 25th, 2016

Concluding the second season of the PLG legendary tour at Dubai Games Week was a big step for the eSports scene in the region and made a very strong statement to all parties involved. It was only fair that we introduce the third installment in a bigger and better way. We kicked off the PLG Legendary Tour with an exhibition tournament at the Middle East Film and Comic Con. A total of 8 teams were invited to give us all a taste of things to come in the online tournament. The invited teams included the defending champions, Challenge Arena, from...

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