20 of the best teams are left to prove they’re the best in PUBG Mobile and Dota 2 in the upcoming Mineski Masters Playoffs with a total prize pool of PHP 1.5 million.
The playoffs for PUBG Mobile will take place on November 13-14, while the Dota 2 playoffs will be held from November 25-28. These are a culmination of Mineski Philippines’ tournament dubbed “Battle of the Ages: Forging New Realms” with the aim to give gamers and esports fans the most innovative online experience in the pandemic.
“Pre-pandemic esports events attracted roaring crowds and thousands of fans in support of their favorite teams and players. While we look forward to physical events making a comeback, we wanted to display the agility of esports in catering to a rapidly growing digital viewer base. Creating the Mineski Masters was a unique opportunity for us to continue engaging with the gaming community in the comfort of their own homes, as well as exhibit the innovations we have made in the past two years in esports broadcast and event organizing.”
Mark Navarro, country manager of Mineski Philippines
From the 128 teams that started the national PUBG Mobile, only 16 are left to battle it out for the coveted title of battleground true Master with a PHP 500,000 prize pool.
The opening ceremony this November 14 features singer and rapper Awi Columna with a debut performance of the original song titled, “Lakad Matatag”. Additionally, there will be a halftime variety show with exclusive giveaways awaiting the viewers.
The playoffs will also feature the Dota 2 regional invitational tournament. During the invitational, four Filipino wild card teams will face off with four invited pro-teams from the Philippines, Thailand, and Indonesia for a PHP 1 million prize pool.
Four international teams have already committed to taking part in this round and will be revealed in the coming days. The teams are expected to field a different roster for the competition.
To stay updated on the latest news and announcements, follow the official Mineski Masters Facebook page.