Predator Gaming has announced that they will be partnering with Tier One Enteratinment and esports organization Blacklist International as they finally expand to Dota 2. With this team up, the Blacklist International Dota 2 squad also joins the roster of Predator Gaming ambassadors.
Acer Philippines Senior Marketing Manager Princess Laosantos called the development an epic partnership. “At Predator Gaming, we are happy to bear witness to where our partnership with Tier One Entertainment and Blacklist International will go and what greatness will be achieved by the players, who are all Predator League champions,” she said.
Acer Philippines General Manager Sue Ong-Lim says that Predator Gaming is happy to support Blacklist International. Supporting esports organizations from grassroots and professional level has always been on their goals. “…we’re very honored to work with Tier One Entertainment and Blacklist International as they finally expand to Dota 2,” she added.
With some of the best Filipino talents on its roster, all eyes are now on the team of Marc “Raven” Fausto, Karl “Karl” Baldovino, Carlo “Kuku” Palad, Timothy “TIMS” Randrup, and Nico “eyyou” Barcelo.
“Tier One has always believed that talents in South East Asia are capable of competing globally regardless of which country,” said Tier One Entertainment co-founder Tryke Gutierrez. “However, we opted to go for a full Filipino squad because we also believe in the value of communication in a team game like DOTA 2. The players from the Philippines have had a long history of success in this game and for me, I’m just excited to have the opportunity to see some of the best players in SEA assemble under the Blacklist Rivalry banner and compete against the best in the world,” he added.