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THE FINAL ROAD TO MASTERS BERLIN: VCT Stage 3 – Challengers PH kicks off Registrations this June

The Philippine Pro Gaming League (PPGL) returns for the third and final Stage of the 2021 VALORANT Challengers, the qualification path for Filipino gamers to represent the region to the SEA Challengers Finals. This September, VCT is headed to Berlin, Germany for Masters Stage 3, where stakes are even higher as the top 16 teams from across the globe compete for points to qualify for the most-anticipated global event of the year, the 2021 VALORANT Champions.     Regional Open Qualifiers for Challengers – Southeast Asia will kick off this July. For the Philippines, there will be a total of…

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Mineski Indonesia Takes MPL Season 7 to the Next Level

AKURAT.CO, Mineski Global, which is one of the largest esports organizers in Southeast Asia (SEA), has successfully ended Season 7 of Mobile Legends: Bang Bang Professional League (MPL) in Indonesia. As the official host for the second year in a row, the Mineski Indonesia team presents esports fans with fierce competition and showcases the best local talent.

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Mineski Indonesia Raises Community Spirit in Season 3 of PUBG Mobile Professional League

AKURAT.CO, PUBG Mobile is a Battle Royale game from Lightspeed & Quantum Studios Tencent Games which was released in 2018. Mineski Indonesia has been holding PMPL since last year, collaborating with the PUBG Mobile community since the beginning of the tournament. To date, Mineski Indonesia has grown its Instagram account @pubgmobile.esports.id from almost no followers to more than 80,000 in just a short time. PUBG Mobile fans are mostly in the Jabodetabek area, and outside the island of Java. Fans aged 18-24 make up 47% of the fan base, while those aged 25-34 make up 26% of the community.

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Youth Esports Program opens National Interschool Cyber League regional qualifiers for Mobile Legends: Bang Bang

Mineski Philippines has officially opened its Youth Esports Program (YEP) regional qualifiers for the National Interschool Cyber League (NICL). For its third leg, teams will compete in Mobile Legends: Bang Bang, one of the most popular mobile games in the country with over 100 million registered users and 25 million monthly active users. The game itself has also been used by some universities as an alternative to traditional physical education classes and its recently concluded M2 World Championship was the most watched esports tournament with 136 million views.   Registration is now open to senior high school and college students…

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Mineski and WWF’s Earth Hour Wild Rift charity showmatch features Yasumeow, Riku and more

#ChangetheEnding for the environment. The gaming and esports community is in for another treat as Mineski Philippines has announced a partnership with World Wide Fund for Nature (WWF) Philippines for a gaming showmatch in celebration of Earth Hour. The playthrough series aims to raise funds for the provision of 100 education modules to Filipino students. The event will start at the launch of Earth Week on March 22 through the Philippine Pro Gaming League, the largest multi-game esports league in the country. The event will culminate on March 27 with a League of Legends: Wild Rift celebrity showmatch with appearances…

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ROAD TO MASTERS: 2021 VCT Challengers PH is back for Stage 2

The Philippine Pro Gaming League (PPGL) is back for the 2021 VALORANT Challengers Stage 2, the qualification path for Filipino gamers to represent the country to the SEA Challengers Final for a chance at the VALORANT Masters slot, where the best teams globally will compete. For stage 2, there will be a total of two (2) OPEN QUALIFIERS (WEEK 1, 2) and three (3) PLAYOFFS to determine the TOP 2 PH REPRESENTATIVES who will proceed to the Challengers Final. The VCT SEA Challengers Final is an all-online regional event with 10 teams from other SEA countries to determine who will…

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PESO partners with Mineski to promote youth opportunities in growing esports industry

Pilipinas E-Sports Organization (PESO), the National Sports Association for esports in the country recognized by the Philippine Olympic Committee, recently formalized a partnership with Pillar Digital E-Commerce, Inc., the parent company of Mineski Philippines, to officially accredit Mineski’s Youth Esports Program (YEP) as one of PESO’s flagship activities in 2021 to promote the growth of esports among its local stakeholders.   YEP is an initiative by Mineski and the Philippine Collegiate Champions League that promotes responsible gaming among young people and brings co-curricular esports programs to schools nationwide. YEP also recognizes chapter organizations within universities, organizes the National Interschool Cyber…

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Through the Pandemic: Mineski Global continues to catalyze esports growth in SEA

While 2020 put a damper on most industries, it did not stop the upward trajectory of esports across Southeast Asia. The esports and gaming industry was fortunate to have benefited from the pandemic’s strict safety protocols that hindered mobility, made working and studying from home the norm, and hastened the shift to digital for everyone.    2020 saw a higher proportion of smartphone users play mobile games, with the global mobile gaming market estimated to have reached US$76 billion in worldwide revenue in 2020, a 12% increase from figures recorded the previous year. The year also saw a resurgence in…