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The Asia Pacific Predator League 2020 Tournament Kicks Off

The Asia Pacific Predator League 2020 Tournament Kicks Off

After a closely contested fight, Sara Kollo came out tops at the finals of the Predator League Sri Lanka qualifiers held at the Colombo City Centre recently. First Runners Up Tactical Nuke, who put up a good fight walked away with the price pool of LKR 100,000, while the winners took home LKR 150,000 as well as the chance to participate at the Asia Pacific Predator League 2020, to be held in Manila on February 22-23, 2020 at the SM Mall of Asia Arena, Pasay City.

Team Sara Kollo, comprising Captain Viren Dias, Mirsab Hassan, Heshan Sanjaya, Munthasir Shiraz, Shauban Rushdi and Mohammed Shafras,  will face teams from 17 regions including Malaysia, Singapore, Hong Kong, Macau, Philippines, Thailand, Vietnam, Indonesia, Australia, India, Japan, South Korea, Taiwan, Mongolia, Bangladesh, and Myanmar. Only the determined and strong-willed in the PUBG (PLAYERUNKNOWN’S BATTLEGROUNDS) and DOTA2 (Defense of the Ancients 2) games will capture the prize pool value at US$400,000.

Predator League is by far the largest brand-initiated tournament in the Asia Pacific Region, with 3,530 teams from 16 regions joining the 2019 edition held in Thailand. As for Predator League 2020, Acer recognizes the potential of the Philippines gaming market. With recent wins of Filipino gamers in international tournaments, the staging of local battles, and the number of people going professional in the field, they show that the Philippines is growing fast among the ASEAN region.

“With the third edition of the Predator League coming up, Acer continues to provide an international stage for talented gamers to compete, show off their skills and fight for glory. Together with the newly introduced gaming community Planet9, Acer will provide a comprehensive ecosystem to support the industry, and most importantly, the gamers,” said Andrew Hou, President of Acer Pan Asia Pacific Regional Operations.

Gamers of PUBG and DOTA2 will battle it out in the Asia Pacific Predator League 2020. PUBG is considered to be one of the toughest and fast-rising esports game from PUBG Corporation with 100 players trying to eliminate each other until the last person standing. Its popularity made it a global gaming phenomenon that became one of the highest-selling games of all time with over 50 million copies sold. On the other hand, the sheer number of DOTA2 gamers standing at 1.3 million makes it a constant in the esports community.

For more details, visit https://www.predator-league.com/.


Predator League is held by Acer annually to reinforce the Predator brand’s commitment in supporting the gaming industry and in Asia Pacific region in particular. As a gamer you need to be ruthless and obsessed with winning, like a Predator ready to attack its prey.

Predator is the brand with complete gaming device line ranging from laptop, desktop, monitor, and accessories, and the Predator series offers the latest technology in gaming, made especially to enhance the gaming experience of any hardcore gamer.


Founded in 1976, today Acer is one of the world’s top ICT companies and has a presence in over 160 countries. As Acer looks into the future, it is focused on enabling a world where hardware, software and services will fuse with one another to open up new possibilities for consumers and businesses alike. From service-oriented technologies to the Internet of Things to gaming and virtual reality, Acer’s 7,000+ employees are dedicated to the research, design, marketing, sale, and support of products and solutions that break barriers between people and technology. Please visit www.acer.com for more information.

PnX triumph at Samsung Mobile Legends tournament

PnX triumph at Samsung Mobile Legends tournament

The Samsung Mobile League for Mobile Legends concluded last week with 32 teams taking part. The tournament had Samsung as the main sponsor, with FriMi as an official digital banking partner, MSI as the official gaming notebook and PnS as a food partner. We saw team PnX Dark Legion take on PnX Hyper Reborn in the finals and in the end, PnX Dark Legion made a comeback after losing the first game and won the finals 2-1.

1st place: PnX Dark Legion

  • Sahiru ‘Sahiru’ Galappaththi
  • Akila ‘Java’ Jagoda
  • Lakshan ‘Weediya Bandara’ Eranga
  • Hiruka’ ‘Zyanide’ Anuruddha
  • Charuka ‘Hate’ Wettasinghe

2nd Place: PnX Hyper Reborn

  • Sithija ‘Reboot’ Sandaruwan
  • Sashika ‘Venom’ Maduwantha
  • Sandul ‘ᴳᴼᵂ|Sαsukє’ Rathsara
  • Kusal ‘Kusal sl’ Savinda
  • Vidushan ‘Psycho’ Chamoda

3rd place: PnX Etherious

  • Kivindu ‘ Kivi’ Wathsala Mahawatta
  • Hemall ‘Stewart’ Stewart
  • Shehan ‘i[M]id’ Reshin
  • Kirul ‘Kirul’ Prabhashwara
  • Tharindu ‘Uchihathari’ Sadaruwan

The Samsung Mobile League also features Call of Duty Mobile as a title, with a collective prize pool for both titles of Rs. 50,000. The prize money will be distributed via FriMi digital banking, where users would be able to pay for any goods or services directly from their mobile app.

The next Mobile Legends event is scheduled to be held at the Sri Lanka Cyber Games happening on March 20, 21, 22 2020 @ Stein Studios – registrations at slcg.lk

Stay tuned to Gamer.LK for the best Sri Lankan Esports news.

A Sri Lankan to Coach a Foreign Team

A Sri Lankan to Coach a Foreign Team

Hasanka Wijayaratne who is a prominent Sri Lankan Rainbow Six player and one of the most skilled coaches from the Rainbow Six competitive scene representing Noob Alliance, has been signed as the Head Coach for NEX Esports, a pro Esports team based in Thailand. Aside from Rainbow Six Siege, NEX Esports also has divisions for PUBG Mobile, Free Fire, Counter Strike: Global Offensive and a few other titles which they take part in. Hasanka Wijayaratne will be coaching the world’s top-ranked Asia Pacific (APAC) Challenger League team of NEX Esports, starting from next month.

More Information on NEX Esports can be found at: https://www.facebook.com/NEXesport/

Stay Tuned with GamerLK for more updates.