With the brand’s success in the 30th SEA Games held in the Philippines and the freshly concluded SEA-Invitational event, Razer is now eyeing the tournament model to go global.
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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.
The online first-person shooter title “PUBG Mobile” will be added to the 31st SEA Games, which will be held in Vietnam on November 21 to December 2, 2021.
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.
Out of the 27 gamers on team, Jacinta “Jia” Dee is making history as the only female player.
PLDT-Smart, which is the official telecom partner of the 30th Southeast Asian Games, said athletes and sports fans alike can expect quality indoor and outdoor coverage and mobile data experience, particularly in the Athletic Stadium, Aquatic Center, Athletic Village, and commercial area, throughout the event.