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League of Legends PCS Summer Split Week 3 results

After three weeks and 36 matches played in the League of Legends Pacific Championship Series 2020 Summer Split, the ranking is shaping up nicely.

After three weeks and 36 matches played in the League of Legends Pacific Championship Series (PCS) 2020 Summer Split, the ranking is shaping up nicely.

Taipei J Team (JT), PSG Talon (PSG), and ahq eSports club (AHQ) are racing for the top two spots of League of Legends PCS 2020 Summer Split rankings. The gap between these teams and the rest of the league is beginning to widen.

JT started Week 3 undefeated but had their streak ended by Spring Split champions, PSG. Their match was touted as the featured match of the week and it did not disappoint. Despite the defeat, JT bounced back to win their Sunday matches against Hong Kong Attitude (HKA) and Liyab Esports (LYB). They remain at the top of the rankings ahead of PSG. PSG only played two matches this week but won both in emphatic fashion.

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VALORANT Pacific Open kicks off with $20K prize pool

Ten teams from Taiwan, Thailand, Hong Kong, the Philippines, Indonesia, Malaysia, and Singapore will battle it out in the VALORANT Pacific Open for a prize pool of US$20,000.

Ten teams from Taiwan, Thailand, Hong Kong, the Philippines, Indonesia, Malaysia, and Singapore will battle it out in the VALORANT Pacific Open for a prize pool of US$20,000.

The qualifiers of the VALORANT Pacific Open will start on July 3. Winners from each qualifier will advance to the VALORANT Pacific Open Finals in mid-August.

Riot Games and Cyber Games Arena (CGA) have joined forces to host this series of regional tournaments. CGA is a leading esports event organizer from Hong Kong and Taiwan.

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League of Legends PCS Summer Split Week 2 results

League of Legends PCS Summer Split Week 2 results

Talk about a week of shockers. Hong Kong Attitude (HKA) has delivered the biggest upset so far in the League of Legends Pacific Championship Series Summer Split.

HKA defeated reigning Spring Split champions, PSG Talon (PSG), in Week 2’s Match of the Week. And now the improbable has happened. Taipei J Team (JT) and HKA, placed 7th and 8th, respectively, in the PCS 2020 Spring Split. Both, however, now sit at the top of the League of Legends PCS 2020 Summer Split rankings.

Both teams played three matches in Week 2 and won all three, including HKA’s shocking victory over PSG.

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VALORANT SEA Invitational: Gaming for a good cause

Six teams of five prominent content creators and personalities each from Indonesia, the Philippines, Malaysia, Singapore, Taiwan and Thailand will duke it out in the VALORANT SEA Invitational on  July 11.

Six teams of five prominent content creators and personalities each from Indonesia, the Philippines, Malaysia, Singapore, Taiwan, and Thailand will duke it out in the VALORANT SEA Invitational on July 11.

They are also gaming for a good cause. Riot Games Southeast Asia will donate US$10,000 to GlobalGiving’s Coronavirus Relief Fund. This will benefit projects working to prevent the pandemic’s spread. The VALORANT SEA Invitational will feature big names, including:

  • Luthfi Halimawan and Watchout Gaming (Indonesia)
  • GLOCOgaming and Ashley Gosiengfiao (Philippines)
  • Soloz and MasterRamen (Malaysia)
  • Sombrero and Afiz (Singapore)
  • Xargon and Hehe (Taiwan)
  • Xcrosz and Badness Gamer (Thailand)

“We are thrilled by the excitement surrounding VALORANT from our Southeast Asian players, whose response towards the game has exceeded our expectations. This charity invitational is an opportunity for us to unite players in the region through a shared passion for playing and watching the game, all in the name of a good cause. We look forward to bringing more such unique experiences to our players in the near future,” Chris Tran, Head of Esports for Riot Games SEA, Hong Kong, Taiwan and Macau, said in a press statement.

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League of Legends PCS Summer Split Week 1 results

League of Legends  PCS Summer Split Week 1 results

The League of Legends Pacific Championship Series (PCS) 2020 Summer Split kicked off with the curtain-raiser match between reigning champions PSG Talon (PSG, formerly Talon Esports) and Machi Esports (MCX).

The Spring Split finals rematch was a mouthwatering encounter for the fans. They were eager to watch PSG’s new mid laner, PSG Tank, debuting in place of the regular starter, PSG Candy.

Week 1 of the League of Legends PCS 2020 Summer Split also saw a brand new partnership with Taiwan’s largest bank, CTBC Bank. In the first deal of its kind in Southeast Asia, CTBC Bank made a three-year investment in the League of Legends PCS.

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CTBC Bank partners with Riot Games for LoL PCS

In the first deal of its kind in Southeast Asia, leading Taiwanese bank CTBC Bank has made a three-year investment in the League of Legends Pacific Championship Series.

In the first deal of its kind in Southeast Asia, leading Taiwanese bank CTBC Bank has made a three-year investment in the League of Legends (LoL) Pacific Championship Series (PCS). CTBC Bank and LoL game developer Riot Games announced the partnership today.

The PCS kicked off this year. It is a merged evolution of the League of Legends Master Series and League of Legends Southeast Asia Tour (LST). Riot Games and FunPlus Esports are the co-organizers of the PCS. Meanwhile, Garena is the publisher of LoL in Southeast Asia, Taiwan, and Hong Kong. The combined league continues to increase the level of competition in Southeast Asia, Taiwan and Hong Kong. At the same time, the PCS is creating a more engaging experience for fans. It began its Second Split on June 20 with a rematch between PSG Talon and Machi Esports.

“CTBC Bank’s commitments to integrity, innovation and care for their customers directly echo the driving principles of the PCS. We’re thrilled to team up with them on this groundbreaking partnership. This will provide meaningful and long-term value to our fans. We couldn’t be more excited to build the future of League of Legends esports in the region together,” Chris Tran, Head of Esports at Riot Games Southeast Asia, said in a press statement.

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Esports push for VALORANT starts with Ignition Series

fter the successful global launch of its highly anticipated 5v5 first-person tactical shooter, Riot Games will start its esports push for the game with the Ignition Series.

After the successful global launch of its highly anticipated 5v5 first-person tactical shooter VALORANT, Riot Games will start its esports push for the game with the Ignition Series.

The Ignition Series is the publisher’s first step to build a thriving esport around VALORANT. To produce the VALORANT Ignition Series, Riot Games has partnered with more than 20 esports organizations. This will allow it to create unique competitive events around the world.

“We’re thrilled to pull together the best from gaming and esports to deliver a program that will showcase VALORANT on a global scale,” Whalen Rozelle, Senior Director of Esports at Riot Games, said in a press statement

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Legends of Runeterra: Upcoming features and modes

Legends of Runeterra will introduce a variety of new features and content this June and in the next few months.

Love Legends of Runeterra? Then you’ll be excited to know that a variety of new features and content will come out this June and in the next few months.

“Our goal has been to develop an entire ecosystem of modes and features for you to show off your skill,” said Jeff Jew, Executive Producer – Legends of Runeterra at Riot Games, in their latest developer video.

Legends of Runeterra is a free-to-play, digital collectible card game featuring iconic League of Legends champions. It also introduces new characters originating from the world of Runeterra. Riot Games launched it across Southeast Asia on May 1. It is their first cross-platform game in Southeast Asia.

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VALORANT arrives on schedule with global launch

VALORANT, the highly anticipated 5v5 first-person tactical shooter from Riot Games is now live and free to play worldwide.

Are you ready for battle? VALORANT, the highly anticipated 5v5 first-person tactical shooter from Riot Games, is now live and free to play worldwide.

Riot Games has successfully launched the game on schedule in the midst of a global pandemic. Gamers in most regions can create a VALORANT account and download the free-to-play PC game.

Riot Games has also released VALORANT’s brand new launch cinematic trailer called “Duelists”. They have also launched the latest gameplay trailer set on VALORANT’s newest map, Ascent. You can watch both trailers in this article.

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Riot Games to launch VALORANT on June 2

Riot Games is launching VALORANT on June 2.

Are you ready to compete with players all over the world in VALORANT? Riot Games has announced that its free-to-play competitive 5v5 character-based tactical shooter for the PC will launch on June 2. The PC version will be available to download for free.

Players in Southeast Asia will be able to play VALORANT on PC in English, Bahasa Indonesia, Thai, and Traditional Chinese. Meanwhile, the Vietnamese language will be available later this year. Taiwan will not be part of the global launch. This is due to additional technical integration work necessary to comply with local requirements. Riot Games, however, expects the game to be up and running in Taiwan in the next few weeks.

“Our goal has always been to bring VALORANT to as much of the world as soon as possible, and we’re hyped to be able to do so on June 2,” Anna Donlon, VALORANT Executive Producer at Riot Games, said in a press statement.