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Asia Pacific Predator Gaming League 2020 kicks off
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Asia Pacific Predator Gaming League 2020 kicks off

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Kolkata, Sep 27 : It is time for Indian PUBG gamers to gear up and get ready as the much coveted Predator Gaming League(PGL) preliminaries are about to kick-off here in India.

The registrations for PGL 2020 India are set to commence from October 14, with the regional tournament starting from November 1 next. The winning team will get to participate in one of the most anticipated competitions, the Asia Pacific Predator League 2020, to be held in Manila on February 22-23, 2020 at the SM Mall of Asia Arena, Pasay City. Prior to that, all 17 regions will start registrations for their local qualifier competitions in October, before going to Manila in February 2020 to fight the final battle.

Predator League is by far the largest brand-initiated tournament in the Asia Pacific Region, with 3,530 teams from 16 regions joining the 2019 edition held in Thailand.

As for Predator League 2020, Acer recognizes the potential of the Philippines gaming market, and the number of people going professional in the field, showing that the Philippines is growing fast among the ASEAN region. Predator, the brand with a comprehensive line of gaming devices, will gather the best gamers in 17regions from Malaysia, Singapore, Hong Kong, Macau, Philippines, Thailand, Vietnam, Indonesia, Australia,India, Japan, South Korea, Taiwan, Mongolia, Sri Lanka, Bangladesh, and Myanmar.

Only the determined and strong-willed in the PUBG
(PLAYERUNKNOWN’S BATTLEGROUNDS) and DOTA2 (Defense of the Ancients 2) games will capture the prize pool value at US$400,000.

“With the third edition of the Predator League coming up, Acer continues to provide an international stage for talented gamers to compete, show off their skills and fight for glory.

Acer will provide a comprehensive ecosystem to support the industry, and most importantly, the gamers,” said Andrew Hou, President of Acer Pan Asia Pacific Regional Operations.

Chandrahas Panigrahi, CMO and Consumer Business Head, Acer India said.

The inaugural Asia Pacific Predator League was held in Jakarta, Indonesia in 2018 to further reinforce the Predator brand's commitment to supporting the gaming industry in the region. The second edition was held in Bangkok, Thailand, which saw one of the fiercest battles with the tournament lasting three days at Nimibutr Stadium in 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. (UNI)