Tencent introduced that it has added ￥21M RMB ($3M USD) in prize cash for the third season of China’s high Peacekeeper Elite event, the Peace Elite League (PEL). Leo Liao, advertising and marketing director of Tencent Interactive Leisure Group and president of PEL launched this information through the open ceremony of PEL in VSPN Xi’an esports venue.
Liao defined the distribution of the $3M prize pool within the 4 weeks of PEL Season 3:
The PEL Season Three will function ￥3M ($440Ok) prize pool cash, and the winner will take residence ￥1M ($146.5K). As well as, each high 12 esports group will obtain the remainder of ￥2M ($293Ok).
The PEL Season Three Grand Ultimate will function ￥5M ($730Ok) in prize cash.
Each week, PEL may also provide a ￥1M ($146.5K) reward to the highest eight influential esports organizations – ￥4M ($580Ok) in complete.
PEL Season Three has grow to be the very best prize cash esports seasonal league in China. The event is hosted by Tencent along side Chinese language event organizer VSPN, and sponsored by Chinese language smartphone model OPPO.
Liao stated that the PEL anticipated to attach groups’ income with their league efficiency, so as to speed up the event of PEL in a sustainable method.
Liao additionally launched a brand new rating system for PEL groups, by which the highest two groups will signify PEL to attend the Peacekeeper Elite World Championship, competing for $2M complete prize cash with worldwide groups.
Liao additionally revealed that the upcoming Peacekeeper Elite Championship (PEC) will function ￥12M ($1.75M) in prize cash, with the winner taking residence ￥5M ($730Ok). The competitors may also be hosted along side VSPN within the Shanghai Japanese Sports activities Heart from Nov.13-15.
Throughout the Tencent Esports World Summit at Hainan, Liao first revealed Tencent’s plan for Peacekeeper Elite esports system. Learn extra details about PEL right here.