Jakarta – The world-class and largest tournament in Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Predator League 2018 will soon be held by Acer. Games that competed in the Asia Pacific Predator League 2018 is DOTA: 2. Hundreds of gamers teams in the Asia Pacific region will compete for prize pool worth USD 150,000 or about Rp 2 billion.
Acer Predator’s gaming device line has gained many awards from a number of parties as it provides the best gaming experience for gamers.
“We are proud to present the Predator League 2018, the most anticipated eSport tournament in Asia Pacific. This is the most important milestone for Acer in the realm of gaming and it is our proof and commitment to continue innovating and delivering endless technological advantages to gamers through the Predator line of devices, “said Andrew Hou, President of Acer Asia Pacific in Jakarta, Friday (20/10 / 2017).
The first Predator League preliminary round will take place in each country. The preliminary round will last approximately three months until January 2018. In Indonesia, the preliminary round will begin at iCafe spread over 12 cities from 21 October 2017. Furthermore, the winners of each preliminary round will be invited to the final round in Jakarta.
“We are very excited to hold this competition in Indonesia, which will encourage the advancement of the local gaming community for many years, and explore the interest of teenagers to follow eSports,” said Herbet Ang, President Director of Acer Indonesia.
Based on the 2017 Asia Pacific Game Summit report, the global gaming market share reached USD 100 billion. Asia Pacific ranks highest with the largest market share, USD 51.2 million or 47% of global market share.
The increasing number of games in the world becomes an opportunity for Acer as an innovator in gaming devices to continue its position as a leading company in the PC industry.
“The gaming market in Indonesia continues to grow, a number of computer vendors compete to provide the best gaming device for Indonesian gamers. Acer’s support for the national gaming industry by organizing an Asia Pacific tournament demonstrates Acer’s commitment in the industry, ” said Eddy Lim, President of the Indonesian Electronic Sports Association (IeSPA).
A global audience for eSports is expected to reach 385 million people this year, consisting of 191 million eSports fans plus 194 million viewers. Much of this competition’s presentation takes place online.
This year the Asia Pacific region is predicted to contribute 51% of eSports fans. They will be performing at the Asian Games 2018 held in Indonesia, as part of the preparation of eSports entry as a sporting event at the Asian Games 2022 in China. *(Thejakartatimes/Won).