Mineski, Globe team up with Oppo for 2021 Riot Games Tournaments
MANILA, Philippines– The local esports scene is gearing up for an eventful 2021.
Mineski, with World, has already started with the very first of their three split competitions for Valorant. Now in a partnership with Oppo and ending up being the main smart phone business partner for gaming, Mineski is setting up another competition with Riot Games’ League of Legends WildRift.
“Mineski has actually been a supporter of the regional esports community for years. As we present these amazing tournaments through our partnership with Riot Games Southeast Asia and in cooperation with World Telecom and OPPO, we anticipate providing really interesting experiences and to finding the next big names in video gaming,” said Mark Bavarro, Mineski Philippines country supervisor.
Though not a novice in partnering with sports events, this will be the very first time that Oppo will venture into esports.
“We are grateful and thrilled for the collaboration that we have actually created with Mineski. Through this collaboration, we promise to support the growing regional esports industry by using a whole environment of items that are not only referred to as a home entertainment powerhouse, but likewise the next best gaming tool for the everyday Filipino players”, shares Raymond Xia, OPPO Philippines Marketing Director.
Oppo will unveil their RENO5 phone series that is stated to feature the ultimate video gaming experience, with functions like Player Mode, for continuous play.
The 2021 Valorant Oppositions Philippines will be divided into 3 divides, with each split having 3 competitions taking location over 6 weeks. The existing split, presented by the Philippine Pro Gaming League (PPGL), is heading to its 2nd week of playoffs this coming Feb. 19-21. The winner of the 2nd week of playoffs will immediately be received VALORANT Masters, where the very best of the very best within the Southeast Asian region will contend while another slot will still be up for grabs during the coming third and last week.
The coming League of Legends: Wild Rift Icon Series, likewise presented by PPGL, will be carried out in two divides, the Summer season and Fall divides with open qualifiers spread throughout the country (N. Luzon, S. Luzon, Visayas and Mindanao). The Summer season Split is arranged this coming April.
Unlike the Valorant Tournaments, the WildRift tournaments will work on a point system. The adoption of a points system for the tournaments will be the very first time that a points system will be executed for a mobile game. Called the “Wild Rift Points System by Globe,” this development will govern the total cash reward that the very best performing teams in the national competition will receive. The total reward pool amounts to Php10,000,000 and the points will likewise figure out how a team can further advance into the Philippine Playoffs.
The preseason of the Wild Rift Icon series will take place on March 20-21, 2021. The full list of groups will be revealed at a later date, along with information on where to see the matches.
All updates for registrations and broadcasts will be published on the official PPGL Facebook page. Local esports companies who are interested to apply as a partner in relation to nationwide strategies for the Wild Rift SEA Icon Series and Valorant Oppositions Trip can reach out to Mineski at [email protected]