The 2022 Predator League Finals were held in person after three years in Tokyo, Japan from November 11-13, 2022.
Genius Esports from Vietnam was crowned PUBG: BATTLEGROUNDS champion, while Polaris Esports from the Philippines won the Dota 2 tournament
The Philippines has been named as the host of the next APAC Predator League Grand Finals in 2024
The 2022 Asia-Pacific Predator League Grand Championships took place in Tokyo, Japan from November 11-13, where 30 teams from all over the Asia-Pacific region gathered to showcase their skills in intense team battles. The first physical competition in three years was successfully completed and broadcast through various channels, resulting in a huge audience.
The winning teams of the Dota 2 and PUBG: BATTLEGROUNDS tournaments shared a total prize pool of USD 260,000, and each received the coveted Predator shields.
“Unite As One – was the theme of the Tokyo 2022 grand final event. It was an exciting moment to see players finally meeting each other and competing together during this year’s Predator League,” said Andrew Hou , Acer’s President of Pan Asia Pacific Operations. “Rest assured that we will always show our support for the gaming community and the esports ecosystem in the spirit of healthy competition.”
DotA 2 highlights
Predator Championship 2022 was the Dota 2 Grand Championship champion Polaris Esports, with the team dropping just one game during the entire tournament. Their dominant performance during the Grand Finals was well received by the spectators, as they preferred Issue who fought bravely and finished the competition with second place.
Third place was awarded to those who were to come GrindSky Sportswhose performance surprised many people after the new team performed vigorously during the competition.
PUBG: BATTLEGROUNDS Highlights
About the PUBG tournament, Champions Sports Genius ahead of the battlegrounds, posting a 70-point margin over other teams.
DWG KIAwho showed strong gameplay and set the tone of the tournament from day one, finished second. ArkAngel Predator they finished with a well deserved victory in 3rd place, with their patient and consistent style of play throughout their matches.
Apart from the group awards, individual merits were also awarded to outstanding players viz Ezqelusia from Attack All Around and ATee from Yangon Galacticos as announced by Intel MVPs during their respective championships.