Mineski Philippines and Riot Games Southeast Asia have officially announced their 2021 plans for the competitive scene of VALORANT in the esports and collegiate levels

Mineski Philippines, Riot Games, announce partnership for VALORANT Esports and Collegiate plans for 2021

Riot Games Southeast Asia has formally appointed Mineski Philippines as the esports and gaming agency to roll out official esports for its first-person shooter game VALORANT in the Philippines. Mineski Philippines has also been appointed as an organizer of local VALORANT collegiate tournaments. ”Players have asked and we’re excited to answer. In Southeast Asia, the appetite for VALORANT esports has been tremendous and we are pleased to partner with the region’s leading esports organizations, one of them being Mineski Philippines, to introduce new heights of competitive play to the region,” said Chris Tran, Head of Esports at Riot Games Southeast…

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Tournament of Asgard Opens in Southeast Asia

The Tournament of Asgard finally opens in Southeast Asia next Friday, September 18, and will gather the best players in NetEase Games’ MARVEL Duel, the official trading card game app of one of the biggest comic universes in the world. At stake in the first Tournament of Asgard in Southeast Asia is a USD 10,000 prize pool for participants who will move on to the tournament’s final stages. Tournament Schedule Registration Period: September 12-15, 2020 Group Stage: September 18-20, 2020 Semi-Finals: September 25, 2020 Finals: September 26, 2020 Dev Team Challenge Showdown: September 27, 2020 Maximum number of participants: 144…

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Biggest Philippine Esports movers and makers unite, await POC accreditation

The largest and most credible esports companies and personalities in the Philippines have come together under the revamped banner of the Philippine Esports Organization (PeSO).  Backed by telecommunications giant, Smart Communications, PEsO is comprised of the most recognizable names in Philippine esports – Bren Esports, Gariath Concepts, Mineski Philippines, The Nationals, PlayBook Esports, Tier One Entertainment, TV5, and TNC Holdings. PeSO has the distinction of being the sole organization accredited by the International Esports Federation (IESF) since 2012. PeSO’s member organizations had previously worked together for the successful staging of the first ever esports event in the Southeast Asian Games…

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Evolving The Philippine Pro Gaming League

In 2018, our Philippine division launched the biggest multi-platform esports league in the country both then and to date: The Philippine Pro Gaming League (PPGL). This multi-game tournament was meant to be a funnel for esports hopefuls in the country to claim accolades at a national level and then to eventually break out into the international esports scene.  For the past three years, the league has been operated in partnership with Globe Telecom, the country’s leading mobile network provider, and with the support of the telecommunications giant, the PPGL has accomplished six (6) seasons and given out P7,000,000 ($144,000) in…

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Mineski Global to run Ubisoft’s Rainbow 6 Operation League local qualifiers

Popular game publisher Ubisoft has announced its partnership with Mineski Global that will allow us to operate and handle the Rainbow Six Operation League across four countries in the Southeast Asian region. The Rainbow Six Operation League Season 1 will involve players from Malaysia, Singapore, Indonesia, and the Philippines. This tournament is the first Rainbow Six tournament to be held in the region. This comes at the heels of the recently-concluded Rainbow Six Pro League Season X, which was held in Japan. This tournament boasts a US$10,000 prize pool and each country will be having its own open qualifier which…

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Indonesia Pride Weekdays Challenge with Tokopedia

After successfully holding the Garuda Cup in 2018 with Tokopedia, Mineski Indonesia is partnering with one of the largest marketplaces in Indonesia to hold the Tokopedia Indonesia Pride Weekdays Challenge 2020. Indonesia Pride Weekdays Challenge was originally a project of our Mineski Indonesia team to provide more esports content to gamers across the country. The 2020 edition was planned to turn it into a series of tournaments for four shooting games that runs for an entire month. The four games are namely the wildly-popular Call of Duty Mobile (CODM), Freefire, PUBG Mobile (PUBGM), and Point Blank. The tournament opens on…

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ASUS Campus Elite 2019 in Indonesia

ASUS launched its corporate social responsibility program dubbed ASUS Campus Elite (ACE) in Asia as a testbed and they have found the perfect partner in Indonesia with Mineski Indonesia. Our Indonesian team helped the tech company visit campuses and organize seminars and other activities inside them. ACE is a student-oriented program launched by ASUS, and with the assistance of our Indonesian team, they now have an opportunity to touch bases with the campuses in Indonesia. Seminars in the ACE tours focus primarily on the potential of esports as a viable career. Among the topics discussed were creating relevant content and…

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Bringing Thunder Super Soda To Gamers Through Esports Tour 2019!

Our 2019 run of our Mineski Esports Tour was sponsored by Thunder Super Soda, Coca-Cola’s first caffeinated energy drink brand in the Philippines. We could not be more pleased with their support for our nationwide esports tournament as the collaboration with the brand allowed us to bring an authentic esports experience to each major region of the Philippines. Our Esports Tour is designed to give the Philippines’ southern regions of Visayas and Mindanao– regions that almost never get to experience the same large offline LANs held in the country’s national capital region of Metro Manila– a taste of live esports…

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Coins.ph Challenger Series

Mineski Philippines teamed up with Coins.ph, a digital wallet service, to deliver to its users an esports experience to call their own. What had begun as a conversation about giving Coins.ph gamer users a fun community activity eventually became the Challenger Series, a nationwide amateur Mobile Legends: Bang Bang tournament to the tune of a P300,000 prize pool. Registration was free, but true to the commitment of making the Challenger Series a gift specifically for the Coins.ph community, only users with Level-2-verified accounts (required ID and selfie submission) were allowed to register. Still, Mobile Legends diehards and casuals alike came…

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Empowering Indonesian Game Developers with HAGO

Mineski Indonesia, together with HAGO Indonesia, are joining forces to launch the Jawara Games Indonesia. The goal of the competition is to find the next big game developer from among the gaming and esports enthusiasts in the country. We will be working with local game  developers, We will be working with local game distributors, and creative gaming community with the full support of the Tourism and Creative Economy Agency (BAPAREKRAF), the Ministry of Communication and Information Technology (KOMINFO), and Indonesian Game Association (AGI). Jawara Games Indonesia will start on November 20 and will run until December 12, 2019 and shall…