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Acer announces Asia Pacific Predator League 2018 with $150,000 Prize Pool

November 14, 2017 — by Skoar Harbinger0

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Acer announces Asia Pacific Predator League 2018 with $150,000 Prize Pool

November 14, 2017 — by Skoar Harbinger0

Registration has begun for the DOTA 2 tournament.

Acer has announced the Asia Pacific Predator League 2018 for India, Thailand, Indonesia, Singapore, Malaysia, Philippines, and Hong Kong. The registrations have begun and will be on until the 19th of November.

Prize Pool and Dates

The tournament will have a $150,000 prize pool for the Asian finale and Rs 5,00,000 prize pool for India.

Predator League India round is a month-long gaming competition where Dota 2 teams from all over India will compete in online qualifiers between the 21st and 25th of November, in a single elimination format to reach the LAN finals which will be held at Bengaluru in December 2017. The winning team gets an all-expense paid trip to Indonesia to take part in the grand finale and compete for the total prize pool.

Throughout this year Acer has participated in several major gaming tournaments, such as the official partner and monitor provider of the Intel Extreme Masters (IEM) Season 11, and has been named official sponsor and monitor partner for League of Legends (LoL) Esports for 2017.

This series of campaigns is held by Acer to reinforce the commitment of Predator in supporting the gaming industry in the world and in Asia Pacific region in particular. Acer Predator as a brand offers gaming devices ranging from laptop, desktop, monitor, tablet, and projector.

“India is gradually becoming progressive towards online gaming and has started considering Esports as a career option realizing the potential of the same. At Acer we are very delighted to be part of the Asia Pacific Predator League, which in itself is a huge event, and will encourage professional gamers to compete with international players and prove their mettle”, says Mr. Chandrahas Panigrahi, CMO and Consumer Business Head, Acer India.

Indian online gaming industry, currently stands at USD 290 million, and is poised to grow to USD 1 billion by 2021, according to a report by KPMG.

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