Acer today announced the EMEA Predator League 2022, bringing its commitment to grassroots eSports to the next level: new game, more countries, bigger prize pool. From September to November, teams from the EMEA region, regardless of their skill level, can compete in the high-powered arcade-style soccer and vehicular mayhem game “Rocket League” in the popular 3 vs 3 mode.
In addition to action-packed eSports fun and fantastic prizes, the 2022 edition will also offer exclusive promotions from 15 local retail partners, as well as community giveaways, raffles, and much more.
“We are very excited to announce the second season of the EMEA Predator League after its initial season in 2020,” said Hajo Blingen, Vice President Marketing, Acer Europe, Middle East & Africa. “With our World Leading Gaming Portfolio, it is important to always reinvent ourselves. The EMEA Predator League 2022 ties in with our commitment to make eSports accessible for everyone competing on Rocket League. At the same time, fans can look forward to special offers and promotions from our involved retail partners.”
Eligible for the National Qualifier are teams from the following countries and regions:
Europe: Benelux (Belgium, Netherlands, Luxembourg), DACH (Germany, Austria, Switzerland), France, Italy, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Nordics (Denmark, Finland, Norway, Sweden), Spain, Czech Republic, Turkey, Hungary, United Kingdom (UK)
Middle East: Egypt, Bahrain, Iraq, Jordan, Qatar, Kuwait, Lebanon, Oman, United Arab Emirates (UAE), Saudi Arabia (KSA)
Africa: South Africa
Two out of three players need to be residents of the respective country. The matches on the virtual pitch are played 3 vs 3.
In the first stage, teams compete in the National Qualifiers. There are two qualifier rounds per country. The two best teams from each rounds qualify for the National Finals. The winner of the finals will participate in the EMEA International Final competing against the champions from other countries. The National Finals in [Middle East are on 12th November] and will be broadcasted live on [TWITCH] with the grand final taking place November 20th on twitch.tv/PredatorGaming
The registration for the Predator League starts on September 26th and runs through October 21st, 2022.