Wargaming.net League Promises Its Biggest APAC Season II Finals Yet
Find out which team will earn the right to represent the APAC region at this year’s Grand Finals
March 22, 2017 — The Wargaming.net League is proud to announce its biggest and most ambitious APAC Season II Finals to date. Not only will this year’s event settle the second team representing the APAC region in Grand Finals, but it will also host the Wargaming Gathering Spring 2017.
The first team battling in APAC’s name was defined at Season I Finals, after the legendary EL Gaming dismantled its competitors in a spectacular series of battles. At Season II Finals, the four best teams from the region will lay claim to the second slot and measure their strength in a fight for a slice of $100,000.
Season II Finals will take place April 8, 14:00 UTC+8 (day 1) and April 9, 16:00 UTC+8 (day 2) at EcoARK, Taipei. Fans can expect loads of activities and plenty of awesome loot in what is sure to be an electrifying event.
“This year we decided to hold Season II Finals together with Wargaming Gathering Spring 2017 to make it an even more gripping event,” said Jungwon Hahn, Wargaming APAC General Manager. “I hope that our combined efforts will bring APAC gamers a lot of fun and excitement!”
Don’t forget that all these large-scale activities are just a prelude to the key showdown of the year—the Grand Finals that will take place in Moscow, Russia, at the end of May this year
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 (iOS, Android, Windows 10, Mac OS X, Steam). 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.