Malaysia is gearing up to welcome the Asia Pacific Predator League (APAC Predator League) in 2025, following the decision by Acer’s Pan Asia Pacific operating offices. This move solidifies Acer’s dedication to fostering the gaming community in Malaysia. The announcement took place during the conclusion of the fifth APAC Predator League in Manila, where Acer Malaysia Managing Director Kon Tek Yoong received the Predator League pennant from Sue Ong-Lim, General Manager of Acer Philippines.
Expressing gratitude, Kon stated, “Gaming is undoubtedly a global phenomenon, with the industry projected to surpass US$320 billion by 2026. We feel incredibly honored to host the next APAC Predator League. This tournament aligns with Malaysia’s ambition of becoming a hub for eSports in Southeast Asia, showcasing players and teams from across Pan Asia Pacific. We are committed to showcasing Malaysian hospitality to the gaming community and inspiring local talents aspiring to join the industry.”
The regional qualifiers for the APAC Predator League are set to commence later this year, with the grand finals scheduled for the first quarter of 2025.
APAC Predator League 2024 Highlights
The recently concluded APAC Predator League 2024 in Manila, the Philippines, drew over 15,000 spectators to witness intense battles among their favorite teams. Home crowd favorites Blacklist International and Team Secret emerged victorious in Dota 2 and Valorant, respectively, securing not only the prestigious Predator Shield but also US$65,000 each.
Exacration and Japanese squad FAV gaming were the runners-up for Dota 2 and Valorant, respectively, earning US$20,000 each for their commendable performance.
Recognizing outstanding players, the Intel MVP Awards went to Blacklist International’s Polo “Raven” Fausto for Dota 2 and Team Secret’s Jeremy “Jremy” Cabrera for Valorant. These players received an additional US$10,000 each along with the Intel MVP Award Trophy.
For the latest information and updates about the Predator League, visit www.predator-league.com.