ASUS Republic of Gamers (ROG) today announced that ROG is the official hardware partner of 2018’s biggest eSports Competition in Southeast Asia, the PLAYERUNKNOWN’S BATTLEGROUND SEA Championship. ROG is set to dominate the battlegrounds in this year’s official global gaming tournament for the famed 100-player battle royale shooter game. With this competition, gamers will have a chance to represent their country and region in the first PUBG Global Invitational, to be held in Berlin, Germany in July 2018, with a total prize pool of $2 million.
In the Philippines, a series of elimination matches will happen in key Mineski iCafe locations to determine which squads will make it to the National Finals, to be held in the SM North EDSA Sky Dome on 9-10th of June.
“ROG continues to dominate the global arena for competitive gaming. With every product we release, we make sure that we take the gamers’ needs at heart. Moreover, we provide a venue where gamers can gather and enjoy gaming together as a big community. So this year, We are excited to host this event in the country and in the SEA region, and we especially want our Filipino gaming fans to rise up on top and challenge the world’s best in the competitive esports world stage,” shares Eason Lin, ASUS Philippines Open Platform Business Group Country Manager.
ROG, with its full range of professional gaming products, brings its own squad of powerful gaming products to the battlefield. Dropping into the competition for the gamers to experience are ROG motherboards, graphics cards, monitors, notebooks, routers, and peripherals. Each weapon brings out the best in each player to win the coveted chicken dinner.
ROG Supports the Community
Aside from the winning prize of the tournament, ROG will grant the top squad of the country final with four ROG PC sets worth almost P500,000.00 to enable them to prepare better and achieve global dominance. “The intension of ogiving such reward is not only to promo PUBG and ROG to end users. “we also want to help our champions from country final to prepare better and help the Philippines to win the glory from regional final and even the world championship in Berlin of this July,” share Mr. Lin.
Official Tournament by PUBG
PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds (PUBG) is the internationally acclaimed 100-man battle royale eSports developed by PUBG Corporation. Together with ROG, they are setting the grandest stage for aspiring gamers in Southeast Asia to win its inaugural competition. Happening in six countries, each national final shall have its top squads go to the regional finals to be held in Thailand on June 23 and 24, 2018. The winner of the regional finals will represent the whole region in the PUBG Global Invitational, set to happen in Berlin, Germany in July 2018.
- Philippines: May 5 – June 3
- Indonesia: April 28 – May 13
- Malaysia / Singapore: May 5 – May 27
- Thailand: May 7 – June 10
- Vietnam: June 16
- Philippines: June 9 – 10
- Indonesia: May 19 – 20
- Malaysia / Singapore: To be announced soon.
- Thailand: June 22
- Vietnam: June 16
- SEA Finals: June 23-24, 2018 in Thailand