How it Works:

In the first ever mobile game charity competition, the world’s biggest YouTube stars PewDiePie, Markiplier, CinnamonToastKen, UberHaxorNova and Kootra will compete in a week long race of Seriously’s Best Fiends mobile game to benefit charities including Malaria No More and others. The competition will kickoff on Friday December 12th and end on December 19th.  Fans ae encouraged to download and play along.  Best Fiends is Free to download for Android and Google Play and Apple from the App Store: download.BestFiends.com

Fans can track the progress of the contestants in their weeklong “Race Against Slime” competition by following Best Fiend’s and the YouTube Star’s social and YouTube channels. Contestants will be posting updates on Twitter on their progress and milestones achieved, and interacting with fans, as they play the Best Fiends mobile game and battle it out to win money for their favorite charities. Each contestant will also post a kickoff video on their YouTube channel, announcing their participation in the competition and the charity they are playing to win money for.

A recap of the tournament standings and prize money and all Best Fiends action will be included in PewdiePie and CinnamonToastKen’s #BroKen Podcast the week of December 22nd.

Seriously will be donating a total of $50,000 to charity through the campaign with half of the prize money being donated to Seriously’s charity partner Malaria No More, and the remaining proceeds going to the winners’ charities of choice. Charities include Oceana, Cincinnati Children’s Hospital, Make-A-Wish, A Precious Child and Mattel Children’s Hospital.

Competitors

PewDiePie

YouTube:
https://www.youtube.com/user/PewDiePie
Subscribers: 32.5M
Twitter Handle: @pewdiepie
Twitter Followers: 4.47M
Charity: Oceana

Markiplier

YouTube:
http://www.youtube.com/user/markiplierGAME
Subscribers: 4.7M
Twitter Handle: @markiplier
Twitter Followers: 432K
Charity: Cincinnati Children’s Hospital

UberHaxorNova

YouTube:
http://www.youtube.com/user/UberHaxorNova
Subscribers: 2.7M
Twitter Handle: @UberHaxorNova
Twitter Followers: 362K
Charity: A Precious Child

CinnamonToastKen

YouTube:
http://www.youtube.com/user/CinnamonToastKen
Subscribers: 1.3M
Twitter Handle: @cinnamontoastk
Twitter Followers: 322K
Charity: Mattel Children’s Hospital

Kootra

YouTube:
https://www.youtube.com/kootra
Subscribers: 817K
Twitter Handle: @Kootra
Twitter Followers: 235K
Charity: Make a Wish