After a three-month run, Asia Pacific Predator League 2018 has officially come to the end. Quid Pro Quo from the Philippines secures the third spot in the gaming competition. Emerging as the winner is Malaysian team Geek Fam, and BOOM.ID from Indonesia is the first runner up.
With a victory score of 2:1, Geek Fam secures the top spot of Predator League 2018. Geek Fam is composed of Skemberlu, March, ChYuan, and Oli dan Playhard, who are taking home USD 50,000.00 from the US$ 150,000.00 prize pool. Meanwhile, Indonesian team BOOM.ID and Philippine team Quid Pro Quo take home USD 25,000.00 and USD 15,000.00, respectively.
Launched last October 2017, Asia Pacific Predator League is Predator Gaming’s brand new DOTA:2 league and the most anticipated eSports competition, which reached a total of 1,197 eSports teams for all around the world. It was established as a means to empower amateur gamers to showcase their skills and talent on a global scene.
In the Philippines, the Predator League 2018 eliminations saw the participation of 127 registered teams. All elimination legs were done in partnership with THENET.COM (TNC), the gaming company’s eSports partner.
The preliminary round of APAC Predator League 2018 has run since October 2017 with great enthusiasm from gamers as evidenced by the high number of participants, reaching around 1,197 eSports teams from India, Indonesia, Hong Kong, Malaysia, Philippines, Singapore, Sri Lanka, and Thailand. 2019 will see a bigger Predator League as the tournament extends to reach 14 APAC countries, with final rounds to be held in Bangkok, Thailand.
“It is with great pleasure and gratitude that we have been able to successfully hold the Asia Pacific Predator League, our world-class biggest eSports tournament here in Jakarta. Congratulations to Geek Fam from Malaysia for coming out on top of the first-ever Asia Pacific Predator League. This winning moment will inspire young generation in Asia and we will continue to support their talent and achieve success as best we can. And this is not the end of the journey, but a kick off for next challenge. In 2019, we will extend the tournament reach to 14 APAC countries, and the grand final of Predator League 2019 will be in Bangkok, Thailand! With bigger scope and reach, we will fully support participants to utilize the Predator gaming series and win the battle!”, said Andrew Hou, President of Acer Pan Asia Pacific.