EL Gaming Are The Asian Champions Of WGL APAC Season II 2015-2016
EL Gaming takes home $60,000USD and the trophy
March 07, 2016 — Wargaming proudly presents EL Gaming as champions of the Wargaming.net League’s (“WGL”) APAC Season II Finals 2015-2016, that spanned the weekend of March 05 and 06 at the Yongsan eSports Stadium in Seoul, Korea. They took on runners-up RefornGaming with a score of 7:4 and went home with $60,000USD from the $104,000USD prize pool.
The top two performing teams from the whole WGL APAC Season II, EL Gaming and GoldBass, currently have the highest rating points and will prepare to head to the WGL Grand Finals 2016.
“The finals of this WGL APAC Season II have let us bear witness to hotly contested battles this weekend in Seoul! The inspiring gameplay displayed by every team really is a testament to the prowess of players in the game of World of Tanks. Congratulations to EL Gaming on achieving supremacy on the battlefield and taking the championship title! There’s so much potential for the future of World of Tanks and Wargaming in eSports and we cannot wait to push forward with even more of such intense displays of gaming might for our fans.” said Deon Pek, Head of Customer Relations, Asia, Wargaming.
The season finals saw over 300 viewers at the live event, and close to 34,820 viewers watching the final matches on the livestream channels hosted by Twitch.tv and NicoNico.
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About the Wargaming.net League
The Wargaming.net League is Wargaming’s professional eSports league established in 2013. It showcases the company’s products in an eSports capacity; runs all-year-round world-class events giving professional and aspiring gamers a platform to compete and excel, and provides its ever-growing, global audience with instant access to premier competitive gaming content.
The League promotes eSports through large scale events and premium content fostering its popularity among gamers and spectators. Massive prize pools and world-class competitive gaming tournaments with live broadcasts to millions of viewers along with the League’s accessibility attract new teams and contribute to the growth of the audience with the ultimate goal of turning it into a professional sport.
Having grown from a player-encouraged initiative into a global organization, the League puts its community first and evolves based on needs of pro-gamers and viewers. Format and rule sets for matches are continually improved in close cooperation with professional players.
The Wargaming.net League infrastructure gives aspiring players a clear ladder of progression for them to transition to the pro scene. Split into three divisions—Gold, Silver, and Bronze leagues—it allows for skilled players to tap into the world of pro-gaming and provides them with a clear path onward to the top echelon.
Wargaming is an award-winning online game developer and publisher and one of the leaders in the free-to-play MMO market. Founded as a privately held company in 1998, Wargaming has shipped more than 15 titles. Currently, Wargaming is focused on its team-based MMO war series dedicated to the mid-20th century warfare that include the armored World of Tanks, the flight combat World of Warplanes, and the naval World of Warships. The three intertwined titles form a common gaming universe integrated within the portal www.wargaming.net.
As part of its multiplatform line-up, the company has introduced World of Tanks on Xbox and World of Tanks Blitz on mobiles, tablets and Windows 10 PCs. Launched in 2014 and 2015, World of Tanks on Xbox introduced epic tank-on-tank battles to console gamers and offers the first cross-platform gaming experience between Xbox 360 and Xbox One. In 2016, Wargaming released World of Tanks for Sony’s PlayStation®4, continuing its console campaign.