Mineski has announced that they will be hosting a series of tournaments and activities for Valorant and League of Legends Wild Rift under their exclusive partnership with Riot Games Southeast Asia.
As the official licenses to hold tournaments for both games, Mineski also announced formats for both titles that would allow the best teams in the country to compete against top gamers in SEA, and possibly the world.
The official tournaments under Mineski will be done through the Philippine Pro Gaming League (co-presented by Globe). But Mineski is still open to other entities to partner with them in creating their own tournaments by sending their proposal and intent to [email protected]
We are thrilled to introduce even more exciting competitive experiences for players across the Philippines alongside our partner, Mineski. Mineski’s network and expertise have enabled us to bring our esports vision to life, and we look forward to creating a memorable series of tournaments for fans of Valorant and League of Legends: Wild Rift
Said Chris Tran, Head of Esports for Riot Games Southeast Asia, Taiwan, Hong Kong, and Macau.
The announcement also brings in the various timelines for each tournament which are as follows.
Valorant Tournament Timeline
Valorant‘s tournament leg has already started early this month with the Challengers series already on the way. After a short break, the second and third split will happen in the months of Apr-Jun, and July – Sept. respectively.
League of Legends Wild Rift Tournament Timeline
Meanwhile here’s the official timeline for the upcoming League of Legends Wild Rift tournament schedule.
Meanwhile, the Wild Rift tournament schedule would start later in the year. Mineski also announced the adoption of a points system for Wild Rift. This will be the first time a points system will be implemented for a mobile game. Dubbed as the Wild Rift Points System by Globe. This system would govern the cash prize earned by players which would amount to ₱10,000, 000.
You can look forward to the pre-season Wild Rift Icon Series on March 20-21, 2021. The first pre-season tournament in the Philippines for Riot Games’ mobile MOBA promises an exciting series of matches that pits eight professional esports teams against each other, including Globe Telecom’s esports team Liyab.
Mineski has been an advocate of the local esports community for years. As we roll out these exciting tournaments through our partnership with Riot Games Southeast Asia and in collaboration with Globe Telecom and OPPO, we look forward to delivering truly exciting experiences and to discovering the next big names in gaming.
Shared Mineski Philippines country manager Mark Navarro, stressing Mineski’s ongoing mission to create opportunities for Filipino gamers to thrive.
The announcement not only mentioned Mineski’s partnership with Globe, but also the addition of smartphone brand OPPO as its official mobile phone company partner for gaming.