The Philippine Pro Gaming League Returns with PHP 1.3 Million Up For Grabs

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February 4, 2019

The Philippine Pro Gaming League 2019 is back after a successful 2018 run. A combined prize pool of P1.3 million is at stake for aspiring pro gamers for League of Legends, Arena of Valor, Rules of Survival (mobile), and Tekken 7.

MET Events (formerly Mineski Events Team) and Globe Telecom are bringing back the country’s largest multi-title esports league with more games, a fresh look, and bigger prizes for aspiring pro gamers, the PPGL is bigger than ever.

The PPGL 2019 is open to amateurs from all over the Philippines who would like to experience the thrill of esports-level competition. The PPGL will allow players to improve their own skills by pitting them against other esports hopefuls, expose them to different ways of playing the games they love, and give them the valuable opportunity of making their dreams of becoming career gamers come true.

Globe Director for Games and Esports Jake San Diego said that the PPGL is part of the company’s commitment to provide gamers access to the latest titles, local and international competitions, original content, and exclusive programming. “We would like Filipino gamers to experience an esports tournament like the PPGL to bring our competitive power and esports industry up to par with our powerhouse Asian neighbors,” San Diego said.

MET Events Philippines Country Manager Marlon Marcelo said that the PPGL is also re-launching this year with a fresh look that highlights the entertaining side of esports, and not just its competitive side. “The new logo shows the polish of professional esports alongside the fun energy of gaming. We want to show that at the core of professional esports are gamers who love the games they play,” Marcelo said.

More information and registration links can be found here:  met.events/blog/philippine-pro-gaming-league-2019.

 

The breakdown of the P1.3 million prize pool for the four games are as follows:

  Arena of Valor League of Legends Rules of Survival Tekken 7
Champion PHP 200,000 PHP 200,000 PHP 160,000 PHP 90,000

 

  Arena of Valor League of Legends Rules of Survival Tekken 7
Champion PHP 200,000 PHP 200,000 PHP 160,000 PHP 90,000
2nd Place PHP 100,000 PHP 100,000 PHP 70,000 PHP 40,000
3rd Place PHP 50,000 PHP 50,000 PHP 35,000 PHP 24,000
4th Place PHP 50,000 PHP 50,000 PHP 35,000 PHP 18,000
5th-6th Place       PHP 9,000 each
7th-8th Place       PHP 5,000 each

The PPGL 2019 will officially kick off on February 2, 2019 with qualifiers for both Rules of Survival and Tekken 7. The first qualifier for League of Legends will take place on February 17, 2019 with the first Arena of Valor qualifier taking place on March 8, 2019.

The grand finals for LoL, AoV, and Tekken 7 will go down in a big live event on April 67, 2019. The venue for the grand finals for PPGL 2019 will be announced at a later date.

 

SCHEDULE

League of Legends

  • Qualifier 1: February 17, 2019
  • Qualifier 2: February 23, 2019  Qualifier 3: February 24, 2019
  • Qualifier 4: March 2, 2019
  • Group Stage A: March 9-10, 2019
  • Group Stage B: March 16-17, 2019
  • Grand Finals: April 6-7, 2019

Arena of Valor

  • Qualifier 1: March 8, 2019
  • Qualifier 2: March 15, 2019
  • Group Stage A: March 23, 2019  Group Stage B: March 24, 2019
  • Grand Finals: April 6-7, 2019

Rules of Survival

  • Qualifier 1: February 2, 2019
  • Qualifier 2: February 9, 2019
  • Grand Finals: February 16, 2019

Tekken 7

  • CDO Qualifier: February 2, 2019
  • Cebu Qualifier: February 16, 2019
  • Manila Qualifier: March 3, 2019
  • Grand Finals: April 6-7, 2019

 

The league will be broadcast in Filipino on the official PPGL Facebook page and in English on the PPGL Twitch channel. The RoS legs will be exclusive to Facebook Live only.

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