Virtual reality is enhancing the gaming experience.
The company made the pronouncement as athletes from franchise-based e-sports league The Nationals joined the first 5G-powered e-sports exhibition match held at the PLDT headquarters in Makati City.
In 2019, there were more than 1.2 billion tweets about gaming globally, up nearly 20% compared to 2018.
The gold medalists for team events (MLBB and DoTA II) were awarded P2 million. The individual event gold medalist for StarCraft II was awarded P1 million, while the Tekken 7 silver medalist and bronze medalist were awarded P500,000 and P250,000 respectively.
The e-sports events at the recently concluded 2019 SEA Games racked up impressive numbers as competitors and spectators alike celebrated the inclusion for the first time of e-sports as a medal sport.
The Philippine e-sports contingent at the Southeast Asian Games seized the opportunity to shine on home soil after capturing three gold medals in the maiden staging of e-sports in the biennial competition.
After starting out as an Internet café, Filipino-owned e-sports company Mineski Global inaugurated on Thursday, Dec. 6, its global corporate headquarters at the Santolan Town Plaza in San Juan City in a bid to continue its expansion outside of its current territories in the Philippines and Southeast Asia.
Aside from representing the Philippines in Legion of Champions, the team also won a cash prize of $1,000.