CyGames and Eliphant (GameStart Asia organizer) announced yesterday that Southeast Asian and Oceania players will be able to qualify for the Shadowverse World Grand Prix for the first time this year to compete for the grand prize of US$ 1 million! Swee lah!
Shadowverse SEAO esports circuit will be run under Eliphant’s BEast of the East esports & live production division. It will consist of
- six $1,000 prize pool online tournaments
- one $1,000 Wildcard online tournament
- one $10,000 World Circuit offline tournament
which will all lead up to the Southeast Asia and Oceania Contenders Cup. After that, on October 13th and 14th, the Contenders Cup will take place at GameStart Asia, Singapore’s biggest gaming convention. Now the winner will then have a chance to compete for the US $1 million prize at the Shadowverse World Grand Prix in Japan at the end of the year sia.
“We are delighted to extend our esports activities into Southeast Asia and Oceania. And we are delighted to welcome players from the region to our World Grand Prix. We hope to build a truly global tournament environment, and we hope that building a sustainable ecosystem in the region will enable players from Southeast Asia to compete at the highest level.” – Yuito Kimura, Game Producer and Executive Director at Cygames
Shadowverse, a smash hit strategy card game is Japan’s top esports title, kenna downloaded over 16 million times sia and more than 8000 players have participated in their local esport tourament and now Southeast Asian players also can play! Which is good lah, nowadays esports is a big thing. As it is, Singaporeans suck ass in sports. Just look at our football team can see already. Damn chialat. Want to win medal also must import here, import there. At least when it comes to gaming, we got good chance. We already got some really power gamers. So if you are good at Shadowverse, then go for it ah. You never know until you try mah, skali you win how?
Here’s the full circuit schedule.
For more info and to sign up, go to Shadowverse Open.
All the best gamers!