Who will reign supreme in this year’s Predator League 2022 Philippine Finals? Predator is looking for the best Dota 2 and Valorant teams in the country. Witness epic battles and the crowning of the next Predator League champions.
The Predator League 2022 Philippine Finals will take center stage at the SM Mall of Asia Central Atrium on September 17-18. The qualifiers will begin on August 4 for Valorant (other dates are August 11 and August 18) and August 7 for Dota 2 (other qualifier dates are August 13 and August 20). The playoffs will be held on August 31 and September 1 for Valorant and August 29 and 30 for Dota 2.
At stake is the biggest prize pool yet of Php1 million!
The 1st place winner will receive Php200,000, the 2nd place Php100,000, the 3rd place Php75,000, the 4th place Php50,000. Qualifier winners will each receive Php25,000.
The Dota 2 winners will have the glory of representing the country in the Asia Pacific Predator League Grand Finals 2022.
After two years of lockdowns and travel restrictions, the Asia Pacific Predator League 2022 Grand Finals returns in person from November 11-13 in Japan. Qualified teams across 15 countries and territories will participate in the grand finals.
“We have seen so much growth and potential in the country’s esports landscape and that is what the Asia Pacific Predator League is all about. But more than that, we are very happy to see the stakeholders in esports hopeful about the future after two years of restrictions,” said Acer Philippines General Manager Sue Ong-Lim.
Since its inception and maiden run in 2018, Predator League has since expanded to include participants from Australia, China, Hong Kong, India, Indonesia, Japan, Korea, Macau, Malaysia, Myanmar, the Philippines, Singapore, Sri Lanka, Taiwan, Thailand, and Vietnam.
OPPO Game On Cup 2022 for mobile gamers is now open
It’s time to put your Gaming Gears On!
The global smart device brand OPPO recently unveiled the Designed to be Powerful OPPO A96 for mobile gamers in the country. And yes, to complement the superior device, OPPO also introduced its OPPO Game On Cup 2022, a Mobile Legends tournament for the gaming community.
While the tournament’s registration started last May 4, you can still get a chance to register until May 29. Now, as excitement and anticipation are already building up, here is all you need to know about the OPPO Game On Cup 2022.
Who can Join?
The competition is on the lookout for 128 teams at the jumping-off point. Each team must have six to seven members only, composed of five starter players and optional substitutes, coaches, and managers.
For the whole duration of the tournament, all players and reserves must be eligible to participate. Each player must also be 18 years old and above upon registration. Minors who are 17 years old and below are not allowed to join the tournament.
How the OPPO Game On Cup 2022 works
The OPPO Game On Cup 2022 has four rounds: the Qualifiers Phase 1 and Phase 2, and the Playoffs Day 1 and Day 2. The Qualifiers Phase 1 is from June 2 to 3. It is a single-elimination round, wherein teams will compete in best-of-one matches. If your team gets to be in the top 16, you will proceed to Qualifiers Phase 2.
The next round is from June 4 to 5. It is also a single-elimination phase. However, players are to play best-of-three matches. The teams who will reach the top 4 of each group will move to the playoffs.
Day 1 and Day 2 of the playoffs are both single-elimination rounds. Day 1 is on June 17, wherein teams will participate in best-of-three matches. Meanwhile, Day 2 of the playoffs is on June 26. The participants who will get the chance to advance to the semi-finals and bronze match will do best-of-three, and those who qualify for the grand finals will play best-of-five.
Aside from OPPO gadgets, winners will get Php 50,000 for the first place, Php 30,000 for the second place, Php 15,000 for the 3rd place, and Php 5,000 for the fourth place.
The OPPO Game On Cup 2022 Qualifiers Phase 2 up to Playoffs Day 1 will be shown on the OPPO Philippines Facebook Page. The Playoffs Day 2, on the other hand, will take place at the Central Atrium of Mall of Asia (MOA).
So, if you still haven’t registered yet and are waiting for a sign to join, here it is! Don’t miss the chance to be a part of this much-awaited tournament for mobile gamers in the country. Be sure to join the OPPO Game On Facebook Group to know more about this tournament, and register on or before May 29 via this link: http://bit.ly/OppoGameOnCup2022.
You can also find the QR Code version of the registration link on the OPPO Philippines Facebook Page and the OPPO Game On Facebook Group.
Leverage a powerful gaming phone for a smooth Game On Cup experience
To help you and your team have the best experience in this OPPO Game On Cup 2022, leverage the Designed to be Powerful OPPO A96. This device is powered by the Qualcomm® Snapdragon™ 680 4G Mobile Platform and supports 8GB of RAM and 256GB of ROM. Built with a RAM Expansion feature, it can extend the RAM up to 5GB to provide you with smoother gameplay.
The powerful device features a 5000 mAh battery capacity integrated with 33W SUPERVOOC fast-charging technology to provide all the power you need in this tournament. It also enables an immersive gaming experience with dual speakers and a 6.59-inch Color-Rich Punch-Hole Display, boasting a screen-to-body ratio of 90.8% and a 1080×2412 FHD resolution.
Available in Starry Black and Pearl Pink, you can get the OPPO A96 for Php 15,999 if you head out to any OPPO Brand Stores or authorized dealers. You can also add the powerful device to your cart on Lazada and check it out!
Philippines claims gold at the Mobile Legends 31st SEA Games
SIBOL MLBB dismantled Team Indonesia in a best-of-five (BO5) series.
Team Philippines, also known as SIBOL Mobile Legends: Bang Bang team, retains its throne in the 31st SEA Games. SIBOL MLBB dismantled Team Indonesia in a best-of-five (BO5) series, ending the match with a 3-1 score.
The SIBOL MLBB lineup is composed of veteran players from Blacklist International, namely Johnmar “PHI VILLALUNA” Villaluna as team captain, together with Danerie “PHI DEL ROSARIO” Del Rosario, Salic “Hadji” Imam, and Dexter “PHI ALABA” Alaba. Amateur players Kyle “PHI SOTO” Soto, Howard “PHI GONZALES” Gonzales, and Russel “PHI USI” Usi, who have never competed in any Mobile Legends: Bang Bang Professional Leagues or tournaments, were part of the winning roster.
According to Esports Charts, the 31st SEA Games MLBB tournament reached a new peak-concurrent viewership of 2.2 million with an average of 610,000 viewers.
In 2019, the Philippines and Indonesia were also the finalists during the 30th SEA Games Mobile Legends: Bang Bang, with the Philippines, being hailed as the champions with a 3:2 match score.
For more information about the 31st SEA Games Mobile Legends: Bang Bang, click here to access the media kit.
|GOLD||Philippines||Johnmar “PHI VILLALUNA” Villaluna, Danerie “PHI DEL ROSARIO” Del Rosario, Salic “Hadji” Imam, and Dexter “PHI ALABA” Alaba, Kyle “PHI SOTO” Soto, Howard “PHI GONZALES” Gonzales, and Russel “PHI USI” Usi. Kristoffer “PHI RICAPLAZA” Ricaplaza and Aniel “PHI JIANDANI” Jiandani were coaching the team.|
|SILVER||Indonesia||Albert Neilsen “INA Alberttt” Iskandar, Gilang “INA SANZ”, Calvin “INA VYN”, and Rivaldi “INA R7” Fatah from RRQ Hoshi, Calvin “INA CW” Winata, and Nicky Fernando “INA Kiboy” Pontonuwu from ONIC Esports, and Ihsan Besari “INA Luminaire” Kusudana from EVOS Legends. The team is trained and guided by Coach Chen Jui “INA James” Teng.|
|BRONZE||Singapore||Chong “SGP Soul” Ru Chyi, Basil’ “SGP Seilah” Lim, Remas “SGP Remaniscent” Ker, Akihiro “SGP JPL” Furusawa, and Adam “SGP Adammir” Chong Daryl “SGP Youngin” Ng is the team’s coach.|
Catch Week 7 of MPL PH Season 9, who’s in and out?
Week 6 ended with ECHO, TNC Pro Team, and RSG Philippines securing the top three spots.
The regular season is almost over, with teams scrambling to get way past each other and secure their position in the playoffs. MPL PH Week 6 ended with ECHO, TNC Pro Team, and RSG Philippines securing the top three spots.
Many saw how Nexplay EVOS was desperate to end its losing slump, beating Bren Esports last week. The much-needed lift from Renejay “Renejay” Barcarse, who finally got his hands on Chou gave the team what they’ve needed to secure their points. This week, they will be facing off Smart Omega on the battlefield.
Currently, Smart Omega is trying to get out of the gray zone. This match is crucial in determining whether the team will get another shot to elevate their standing or continue plummeting until the gates to the playoffs close.
Regardless of their distance in the standings, their match remains the must-watch thriller fight in the league. This could be their last duel this season, so don’t miss it!
See below the relevant star match data:
|STAR MATCH DATA|
|Nexplay EVOS||Smart Omega|
|S9 Win Rate(Game)||NXPE: 52.00% OMG: 34.62%||NXPE: 52.00% OMG: 34.62%|
|History win/lose with each other (Since S8) (Games won by each team)||NXPE 5:3 OMG||NXPE 5:3 OMG|
|First Blood Count||9||12|
|Star Player Data|
Don’t miss the 7th week of MPL PH and catch all the excitement on the following official channels:
For inquiries and interviews, please feel free to send an email to me. See below the schedule for WK 7 below with the adjusted time for Sunday matches.
Day 1, April 1, 2022
18:00-20:00 – TNC Pro Team vs RSG Philippines
20:00-22:00 – ONIC PH vs Smart Omega
Day 2, April 2, 2022
16:00-18:00 – Blacklist International vs Bren Esports
18:00-20:00 – ECHO vs RSG Philippines
20:00-22:00 – Nexplay EVOS vs Smart Omega (star match)
Day 3, April 3, 2022
18:00-20:00 – TNC Pro Team vs ONIC PH
20:00-22:00 – Blacklist International vs RSG Philippines
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