Acer announces the Asia Pacific Predator League 2020 in Philippines welcoming PUBG and DOTA2 gamers from 17 regions with 400,000 USD Prize Pool
eSports competitions have become quite common these days, major gaming brands like Predator, ASUS ROG, Alienware and others hold international level competitions for gamers. PUBG (PLAYERUNKNOWN’S BATTLEGROUNDS) and DOTA2 (Defense of the Ancients 2) are the most popular eSports games in the gaming industry.
Acer’s gaming brand Predator is one of the most trustable and promising brands when it comes to gaming. With innovative and quality products Predator now has become one of the best choices for gamers. Acer is now holding more and more competitions for gamers around the globe and here begins Asia Pacific Predator League 2020.
About the Predator League
Predator League is held by Acer annually to reinforce the Predator brand’s commitment to supporting the gaming industry and in the Asia Pacific region in particular. As a gamer, you need to be ruthless and obsessed with winning, like a Predator ready to attack its prey.
Predator is the brand with complete gaming device line ranging from laptop, desktop, monitor, and accessories, and the Predator series offers the latest technology in gaming, made especially to enhance the gaming experience of any hardcore gamer.
From September through December in 2018, Predator League 2019 rolled through the Pan Asia Pacific in two phases. In 2019 the cross-continent tournament included more than 10 countries, bringing top-tier talent in PUBG and Dota 2. The tournament also featured offline & online events to determine the best teams.
After the intensive competition, the winner of Asia Pacific Predator League 2019 has emerged. The Champion of PUBG is Afreeca Freecs from South Korea, and the Champion of Dota2 is TNC Predator from the Philippines.
The Asia Pacific Predator League 2020 Tournament with a USD 400,000 Total Prize Pool Kicks Off
The upcoming competition held by Acer will be a great opportunity for Indian PUBG gamers because the Predator Gaming League preliminaries are about to kick-off here in India. The registrations for PGL 2020 India are set to commence from 14th October 2019.
The regional tournament will be starting from 1st November 2019 for the Indian gamers. The winning team will be getting a chance to participate in one of the most anticipated competitions, the Asia Pacific Predator League 2020 which will be held in Manila on February 22-23, 2020 at the SM Mall of Asia Arena, Pasay City.
All the 17 regions will start registrations for their local qualifier competitions in October, before going to Manila on February 2020 to fight the final battle. The Predator League is by far the largest brand-initiated tournament in the Asia Pacific Region.
In its 2019 edition, 3,530 teams from 16 regions joining the gaming competition that was held in Thailand. The Predator League 2020 will be held in the Philippines as Acer recognizes the potential of the Philippines gaming market because it is fastest growing among the ASEAN region.
Best gamers from 17 regions that include Malaysia, Singapore, Hong Kong, Macau, Philippines, Thailand, Vietnam, Indonesia, Australia, India, Japan, South Korea, Taiwan, Mongolia, Sri Lanka, Bangladesh, and Myanmar will participate in this event.
Both the games PUBG (PLAYERUNKNOWN’S BATTLEGROUNDS) and DOTA2 (Defense of the Ancients 2) will capture the prize pool valued at US$400,000.
Chandrahas Panigrahi, CMO and Consumer Business Head, Acer India said, “I am thrilled to announce Acer’s 3rd edition of Predator Gaming League in 2020. As the e-sports market is doubling every year, we thrive to be at the forefront of the eSports innovation to best serve our consumers. With the sort of players and teams we have and the hard work they put in, it won’t be long before India makes its mark in e-sports map globally.”
“In fact, India has more youth who are interested in gaming as compared to other countries. In our last two India Finale, we had received tremendous response from the gaming community especially in the PUBG category, hence we will focus and invite PUBG players to compete and win a chance to represent India in the Grand Finale to be held in Manila, Philippines.”
“Like every year, this year also the Predator Gaming League will provide a bigger and better platform for gamers to display their talent and skills. Acer has pushed the boundaries of e-sports for over three years, and we’re committed to taking Indian e-sports talent and provide them with a platform to shine on the global stage,” he added.
Both PUBG and DOTA 2 are very popular among gamers these days and in India, PUBG is considered to be the most popular eSports title among gamers. The games’ popularity made it a global gaming phenomenon that became one of the highest-selling games of all time with over 50 million copies sold.
The second edition of the tournament was held in Bangkok, Thailand, which saw one of the fiercest battles with the tournament lasting three days at Nimibutr Stadium on February 2019. Over 10,000 fans watched the battles in real-time — and in real life. It garnered 4.3 million views online and the peak concurrent viewership reached 123,000.
A lot of gamers seek opportunities these days where they can show their gaming skills and being a free opportunity with loads of prizes this seems to be a lucrative deal. If you are an ardent PUBG gamer or fan, then go register yourself and indulge yourself in one of the biggest gaming league of the year. Register from here: Asia Pacific Predator League 2020
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