Chandigarh, November 11
Acer, the market leader in PC gaming in India announced the winner of its 3rd Edition of mega eSports Tournament Acer Predator League India 2020, India held at Phoenix Market City, Bengaluru where 16 finalists from PUBG PC competed against each other. ‘Indian Rivals’ team emerged as the ultimate winner to compete for the total prize pool of USD 400,000 at the Asia Pacific finals.
Acer Predator League is a landmark event which was the culmination of numerous offline and online tournaments across 5 cities (Mumbai, Pune, Chennai, Bengaluru and Kolkata) after 2 months of gruelling competition. Over 449 teams registered from across India to compete PUBG PC competition with online knockout rounds across gaming cafes from multiple cities.
The entire atmosphere at Phoenix Market City was filled with gaming lovers and fanatics who witnessed some excellent clash between the best teams. The popularity and acceptance of PUBG in India has opened new doors of opportunity for gaming enthusiasts to showcase and flaunt their skills.
Commenting on this, Chandrahas Panigrahi, CMO and Consumer Business Head, Acer India said, “We are delighted to announce the winner of Acer’s 3rd edition of Predator League 2020 India finale held in Bengaluru. We are witnessing the rise of eSports in India and the online gaming industry is rising too with the increase of affordable PC hardware in the market. We observed thousands of people getting excited about this event and it has so far been the largest eSports tournament in terms of footfalls.”
Commenting on its win, Team Indian Rivals said “It’s a real honor to receive this recognition. On behalf of the Indian Rivals team, I would like to thank Acer Predator League for organizing this event and giving us a platform to represent India at the Grand Finale to be held at Manila in February 2020. I and my team were practicing a lot for this opportunity to come and take this trophy home. Today, not only our team but all the other 15 teams who have participated along with us also played very well.”
The earlier two editions of India Predator League Finale received marvellous response from the gaming community especially in the PUBG category. PUBG is the current game sensation among the youth and Acer grabbed this opportunity to provide a platform to the gaming enthusiasts.
The winning team of this India Finale tournament gets an all-expense paid trip to Manila to take part in the Asia Pacific Grand Finale and compete for the total prize pool of USD 400,000.
Ranging from Gamersto gaming and technology enthusiasts, everyone witnessed the best eSports battle along with an exciting COSPLAY competition. Acer also showcased its most awaited Predator Thronos Gaming Chair along with other cutting-edge gaming machines and accessories. The live event was also broadcasted on Acer’s social media channels which were watched by thousands of enthusiastic fans from across India.
Acer is the No. 1 gaming brand in India and their predator gaming line has earned countless industry awards and accolades for giving a competitive edge to gamers. 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 is brand with the most complete gaming devices line ranging from laptop, desktop, monitor, tablet & projector.
ABOUT PREDATOR LEAGUE
Predator League is held by Acer annually to reinforce the Predator brand’s commitment in supporting the gaming industry and in Asia Pacific region. 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 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.