PPGL TO FUND VALORANT, WILD RIFT SEASON 2022 WITH PHP 11 MILLION FUNDS
The Philippine Pro Gaming League (PPGL) will start its 2022 with Valorant Challengers Tour-Philippines (VCT-PH) and Wild Rift Champions Southeast Asia-Philippines (WCS-PH).
Supported by Riot Games, the creator of two games, the tournament will begin by the first half of the year.
“We are thrilled to welcome the Valorant Challengers Tour back for a second year, and to also officially introduce the Wild Rift Champions Southeast Asia to host countries across the region,” said Chris Tran, Head of Esports for Southeast Asia, Hong Kong, and Taiwan at Riot Games.
Building off an eventful year in global esports, we look forward to delivering another round of competitive, action-packed events where the best contenders in the region will have the opportunity to prove their worth amongst the world’s strongest teams.”
VCT-PH is scheduled to have two qualifying stages wherein the first one will end on February 27 and the second will happen from April 12 to May 29.
WCS-PH, on the other hand, will begin on February 1 as the start of registration and the playoff will take place on April 1 to 10.
Moreover, the Country Manager of Mineski Philippines Mark Navarro shared that the organization hopes “to see more fresh faces and spectacular moments” and encouraged everyone to join the PPGL community.
“We are excited to give Filipinos another year of unique esports opportunities together with our partners Riot Games. If 2021 was any indication, we have already proved that Philippine teams have what it takes to stand toe-to-toe against the best in the world.”
And around P1.53 million is expected to be the prize pool in VCT-PH while around P8.2 million for the WCS-PH.