After the successful campaign for the World Cyber Games 2012 in Kunshan China, the Philippine cyber athletes sets it sights at the (just recently concluded) The Games Expo (TGX) Malaysia for Dota 2: The Asia 2012 and Asian Cyber Games (ACG) 2012 Championship for Counterstrike: Global Offensive (CSGO) competition in Kuala Lumpur Malaysia. Both events are happening on the same venue which is the Kuala Lumpur Convention Center (KLCC) but in different halls. The Philippines is represented by Team Pagibig.tnc in Dota 2 and Team DC Smackdown in CSGO after being crowned Philippine champions in the Pinoy Gaming Festival (PGF) 2012 Grand Finals event on Oct. 27-28, 2012 at the SMX Hall 3 Convention Center .
The Philippines managed to hit big as DC Smackdown is the grand champion in the ACG 2012 CSGO Championship. The competition is comprised of 7 countries (Brunei, Indonesia, Malaysia, Philippines, Singapore, Thailand and Vietnam). The DC Smackdown beat heavily favored Orange Esports of Malaysia twice in the grand finals (Team Orange beat DC Smackdown in the winner bracket finals thats why they have a twice to beat advantage coming in the grand finals).
As champions of the tournament the team won the following prizes:
- Giant 3000 USD champion check
- 5 Gold Medals for each member
- CSGO champion trophy and the recognition of being the best team in this event