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Acer Brings Out Best of Esports and Filipino Entertainment at Asia Pacific Predator League 2024

The Asia Pacific Predator League 2024 came to a close on Sunday at the Mall of Asia Arena, Philippines with the crowning of new DOTA 2 and VALORANT esports champions and electrifying performances from some of the Philippines’s most talented artists. This year’s edition of the Asia Pacific Predator League was a major success with sold-out arenas and online spectators tuned in via the Predator social media channels during the two-day event. From the 26 teams competing for top honors in the Dota 2 and VALORANT, Blacklist Rivalry and Team Secret emerged victorious and lifted the prestigious Predator Shield in their respective categories.

Filipino teams stand tall as Group Stages conclude in Asia Pacific Predator League 2024 Grand Finals

The Asia Pacific Predator League 2024 Grand Finals kicked off with an electrifying display of skill and high-octane matches throughout the Group Stages. The Filipino teams have emerged as formidable contenders as the Group Stages reached its conclusion. This premier esports tournament pits 26 VALORANT and Dota 2 teams from the region as they vie for the coveted Predator Shield and the lion’s share of the $200,000 prize pool.

In Dota 2, Filipino powerhouses Blacklist Rivalry and Execration have successfully advanced to the semi-finals, solidifying their positions among the elite.

Filipino teams stand tall as Group Stages conclude in Asia Pacific Predator League 2024 Grand Finals

The Asia Pacific Predator League 2024 Grand Finals kicked off with an electrifying display of skill and high-octane matches throughout the Group Stages. The Filipino teams have emerged as formidable contenders as the Group Stages reached its conclusion. This premier esports tournament pits 26 VALORANT and Dota 2 teams from the region as they vie for the coveted Predator Shield and the lion’s share of the $200,000 prize pool.

In Dota 2, Filipino powerhouses Blacklist Rivalry and Execration have successfully advanced to the semi-finals, solidifying their positions among the elite.

Blacklist Rivalry, led by world-renowned midlane Abed Yusop, lived up to high expectations, dominating Group A with an impressive 4-0 record. The methodical gameplay was on full display as they systematically dismantled opponents, averaging only 30 minutes per match. Not merely a one-man show, offlaner Kim ‘Gabbi’ Santos similarly demonstrated exceptional form, accumulating 59 assists across their matches.

Blacklist International, Team Secret, and other Filipino esports teams gun for victories over the region’s best at the Asia Pacific Predator League 2024 Grand Finals

It is all systems go for the highly anticipated Asia Pacific Predator League 2024 Grand Finals at the SM Mall of Asia Arena on January 13 and 14. Twenty-six (26) teams from across the Asia Pacific region will compete in Dota 2 and VALORANT for the coveted Predator Shield and their share of the $200,000 prize pool. 

The question is: How will Filipino teams fare in the tournament? 

For Dota 2, iconic teams Blacklist International, Execration, and defending Asia Pacific Predator League champions Polaris Esports will be joined by the winners of the Philippine qualifiers, Made in Philippines. 

For VALORANT, Team Secret, one of the most renowned teams in the VCT Pacific League, will be alongside Oasis Gaming and ZOL Esports, who both qualified during the Philippine Finals.

“It will be anybody’s game. Predator League is the stomping ground of the region’s up-and-coming esports talents. We are excited to see who is hungry enough for the victory to overcome the competition and win the Predator Shield,” said Sue Ong Lim, General Manager at Acer Philippines.

Day 1 of the Asia Pacific Predator League 2024 Grand Finals features Felip-Ylona special collab stage

The two days of the anticipated Asia Pacific Predator League 2024 Grand Finals will not just be filled with Dota 2 and VALORANT action as 26 teams vie for the coveted Predator Shield and the combined prize pool of $200,000. Gaming fans at the SM Mall of Asia Arena will be treated to amazing performances by some of the Philippines’ top artists, including Acer ambassadors Sarah Geronimo and SB19.

Get ready for the special collaboration stage of singer, songwriter, and rapper Felip and Paradise Rising artist Ylona Garcia. Felip, known as Ken, is the main dancer, lead rapper, and vocalist of the phenomenal group SB19. He released his solo debut EP called COM • PLEX 

early this year. Ylona Garcia is a singer and songwriter under Paradise Rising, a label under 88rising and Globe. One of her songs, titled “Entertain Me,” was released in partnership with VALORANT.

Intense esports battles and exciting musical acts collide at the Asia Pacific Predator League 2024 Grand Finals

The countdown to the highly anticipated Asia Pacific Predator League 2024 Grand Finals has begun. Twenty-six (26) teams from across the Asia Pacific region will duke it out in front of a roaring crowd on January 13 and 14, 2024, at the SM Mall of Asia Arena for the honor and glory of lifting the coveted Predator Shield. Teams will showcase their prowess and mastery of two highly acclaimed game titles, Dota 2 and VALORANT.

Watch the action live and see which teams will reign supreme and bring home the glory. A combined prize pool of $200,000 is also at stake for the two tournaments. The Dota 2 and VALORANT winners will each take home $65,000. Second-place winners will get $20,000, while third and fourth-place winners will receive $7,500.

“The Predator League is a premier esports tournament in APAC and is the home ground of up-and-coming esports talents. We are very excited as this is the Philippines’ first time hosting the event offline,” said Sue Ong Lim, General Manager at Acer Philippines.

Philippine Contenders geared up for triumph at the Asia Pacific Predator League 2024 Grand Finals

Made in Philippines (MIPH) and Oasis Gaming emerged victorious in Dota 2 and VALORANT, respectively, in the Predator League 2024 Philippine Finals held in SM North EDSA Cyberzone on November 11 and 12. The victories gave the two teams each a Predator Shield and the honor of representing the Philippines at the upcoming Asia Pacific Predator League 2024 Grand Finals in January 2024.

For the Dota 2 grand final, Made in Philippines faced Smurfers, which beat the Wong "ChuaN" Hock Chuan and Ryan "Raging Potato" Qui-led Neon Esports with a 2-1 reverse sweep. Meanwhile, MIPH had a masterful 2-0 sweep of InterActive Philippines.

In the final, Made in Philippines also swept Smurfers, 2-0 to clinch the title and the Php250,000 cash pot. The runner-up received Php100,000. Neon Esports and InterActive Philippines each received Php55,000.

Asia Pacific Predator League Grand Finals Is Coming To The Philippines This 2024

Excitement looms in the world of eSports with the announcement of the Philippines as the host of the Asia Pacific Predator League 2024 Grand Finals. Happening from January 13 to 14, 2024, at the SM Mall of Asia Arena in Manila. Twenty-six (26) teams from across the Asia Pacific region will compete in highly competitive games of Dota 2 and VALORANT.

Since 2018, the Asia Pacific Predator League continues to celebrate and discover amazing talents in eSports with these games powered by the Predator line known to power up games to the maximum and is one of the leading names in gaming laptops and computer sets. Teams and players from the region will compete to win the coveted Predator Shield raised proudly by its victors.

A total of twenty-six (26) teams from across the Asia Pacific region will be participating in the games to be staged at the SM Mall of Asia Arena. A combined prize pool of $200,000 is also at stake for the two tournaments. The Dota 2 and VALORANT winners will each take home $65,000. Second-place winners will get $20,000, while third and fourth-place winners will receive $7,500.

GrabFood teams up with Riot Games for VALORANT Champions Tour Pacific League 2023

GrabFood is the official Online Food Delivery Partner for the Philippines of the VALORANT Champions Tour Pacific League 2023 

GrabUnlimited subscribers in the Philippines get exclusive access to the Unli-Buhat Challenge where they can win a trip to the finals week of the esports event in May

GrabFood partners with Riot Games for VALORANT Champions Tour Pacific League 2023, making it the official Online Food Delivery Partner of the esports event in the Philippines. 

Ylona Garcia opens the New Year with new single and partnership with Valorant

Hot on the heels of her sensational performance at the Head in the Clouds festival, Australia-born, Filipino singer-songwriter Ylona Garcia opens 2022 with a big bang with her much-anticipated brand new single, “Entertain Me” via PARADISE RISING/88rising Music.

Produced by DNA and written by Ylona herself together with David Musumeci and Antonio Egizii, “Entertain Me” is an anthemic synth-pop number about female empowerment. Characterized by a soaring backbeat and an infectious chorus, the song finds Ylona asserting her independence and dispelling the notion that she can be fooled and controlled by anyone. 

Coinciding with the single’s release is the launch of a new playable character in Riot Games’ wildly-popular video game, Valorant. The new character named Neon, who in teasers has been described as hailing from Manila, speaks Tagalog language and is described as one of the youngest agents “who can outpace the rest of the roster, shocking the competition, and sliding straight into the fight"

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