Filipino gamers are being given another option in life as the nation hits another milestone, as big names in the esports industry collide and create THE NATIONALS – the first Philippine eSports League.
Said league will start 1st quarter of 2019, with a buildup aptly named “The Road to Nationals” starting this August 2018, alongside the hype of DOTA2’s The International happening in Canada, culminating at the eSports and Gaming Summit 2018 on October 26-28, 2018.
TNC Pro Team, Happy Feet eSports, BenPro Inc, PLDT and Smart, STI, and Gariath Concepts, have joint forces to enlighten dreams of gamers all over the nation. And just like the PBA, the Nationals is bound to be televised via ESPN5.
From having esports gamers officially considered and treated as national athletes, it’s only fitting that a progressive nation such as ours starts catering bigger events to the rapidly growing gaming market.
DOTA2 (desktop), Mobile Legends (mobile), NBA2K (console), and a TBA wildcard game were announced to be sure forefront games in the league.
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