The virtual motorsport tournament is held online via the Gran Turismo Sport game on the PlayStation platform.
The Philippine Esports Organization (PESO) has successfully secured the Philippine Olympic Committee’s nod as the official National Sports Association to govern and develop e-sports in the country.
Some of the largest e-sports companies and personalities in the Philippines have come together under the revamped banner of the Philippine E-sports Organization (PeSO) to seek accreditation as the country’s official national sports association for e-sports.
Chipmaker AMD recently partnered with US-based boutique computer manufacturer Maingear and content creator MakaMakes in baring its sponsored game maps on the Battle Royale title. The three Fortnite Creative Island maps dubbed the “AMD Battle Arena” will bring new game modes that 350 million registered players can explore.
The AWS DeepRacer League, which is exclusive to women, is the first autonomous racing league that is set on the global stage. It introduces an advanced machine learning technique called reinforcement learning through a virtual and autonomous 3D racing simulator.
With the success of e-sports in the 30th SEA Games held in the Philippines where it was included as a medal event for the first time, gaming hardware manufacturer Razer is now eyeing the tournament model to go global.
In line with its ‘Connected Filipina’ advocacy, Smart Communications has announced a partnership with Philippine-based gaming video studio Eplayment Entertainment in launching ‘Liga Adarna: Laban Para Sa Korona’.
With people confined in their homes, gaming has become one of the sources of entertainment of Filipinos with the Philippines ranking 10th as the country that has Tweeted the most about gaming so far this year.