April 27, 2020
You Are Not Alone (YANA) has unveiled the first wave of participants and events for its event on May 2nd.
The initiative has been launched to connect people through gaming as much of the world is still working through lockdown due to COVID-19.
AS Roma, LAFC, Fnatic, Ninjas in Pyjamas, North, and NoFuchsGiven have all signed up to support YANA, which takes place from midday to midnight on May 2nd. Titles such as FIFA 20, Fortnite, Rainbow Six Siege, Minecraft, and Zwift will be broadcast on both Facebook and Twitch on the day.
Colin Johnson, Team Director for Fnatic, spoke on the organisation’s involvement: “Being able to continue to do what we love while so many are struggling is truly a blessing. Tekkz and Fnatic as a whole are excited to be involved with YANA during the FIFA competition and show that we can continue to be active and engaged with other people during these trying times. Big thanks for having us involved and we cannot wait for May 2nd!”
The Malaysia Digital Economy Corporation will work with YANA to extend its reach into Malaysia and neighbouring nations in Southeast Asia. More competitions, participants, and additional details surrounding YANA will be revealed in the coming days.
Jonas Gundersen, COO of Ninjas in Pyjamas, also spoke on the event: “This is such a great initiative – one we wanted to be a part of from the get-go. We’ll be sending in our young gun Ollelito to represent NiP and we’re sure he’ll do us proud while also contributing to an important cause. #GONINJAS.”
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