Acer Malaysia is calling all Malaysian Dota 2 and Valorant eSports teams to pit their skills in the returning Asia Pacific Predator League and battle against the region’s best to claim the Predator Shield and a share of the USD400,000 prize pool at the Grand Finals in Manila, the Philippines.
With a total local prize pool of RM100,000, registration for the Predator League 2024 Malaysia Qualifier kicks off on 30 August 2023 for both Dota 2 and Valorant, and runs until 14 September 2023 through https://www.planet9.gg/.
The local qualifier matches will be held online, while the local finals are set to captivate live audiences at Noizucon at the KL Convention Centre from 30 September to 1 October 2023. Champions from the Predator League 2024 Malaysia Qualifier will head to Manila, the Philippines to battle against other champions from across the Asia Pacific region on 13 to 14 January 2024.
Table 1: The Predator League 2024 Malaysia Qualifier schedule
|Registration||30 Aug – 14 Sept 2023||Valorant||Online|
|Local Qualifying Rounds||16 Sept – 17 Sept 2023||Valorant||Online|
|23 Sept – 24 Sept 2023||Dota 2||Online|
|Local Final||30 Sept 2023||Dota 2||Noizucon at KL Convention Centre|
|1 Oct 2023||Valorant||Noizucon at KL Convention Centre|
Since 2018, the Asia Pacific Predator League has been the honing ground for up-and-coming eSports talents in the region. Each year sees thousands of teams signing up for a chance to live out their dreams of competing on the international Predator League stage, hosted by Acer. Over the years, Acer continued to provide the avenue to nurture and promote the eSports industry through the annual tournament and this has helped uplift the careers of players in the past seasons.
“The Predator League represents our lasting commitment to building up the gaming community and their level of play in the APAC region. The tournament has seen growing success on the world stage in recent years and we are excited to bring it to Manila, home to one of the biggest and most dynamic eSports fanbases in the world. We look forward to witnessing some amazing gameplay from all the participating teams,” said Andrew Hou, President of Acer Pan Asia Pacific Operations.