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Mogul Weekly Recap - 2/17/19

Dota 2 Major in Paris

The information came to light when Disneyland Paris initially advertised for a position of the sales role for “Dota 2 Major Paris”.

Esports Insider reports that they then reached out to sources who confirmed that a Dota 2 Major will indeed be taking place in Paris in Disneyland, and also said that it will be done in partnership with Mars Media.

This the first time an official Valve sponsored Dota 2 tournament will be taking place in Paris.

Kuku banned again?

TNC Predator’s Carlo “Kuku” Palad is facing another tournament ban after his controversial issue prior the Chongqing Major.

While Kuku has not been totally banned from participating in the WESG 2018 finals, the local Chinese government has banned the Filipino player from entering the city of Chongqing.

Apex Legends now on Silver Slam!

Silver Slam, with over 50 Quick Cups across all its game titles every day, gets more competitive and exciting with the addition of Apex Legends.

Now having 17 different game titles to choose from, gamers have a wider selection of games to compete in.

You can play Apex Legends in 3v3 single elimination format on Silver Slam Quick Cups. Register here to join.

25 million players in one week

Apex Legends had 2.5 million players within 24 hours. And within a week, the game has managed to get 25 million players.

Vince Zampella of Respawn studios announced the feat in a blog post, saying:

We’re also thrilled to announce that since last Monday, more than 25 million players have jumped into the game, and over the weekend we had well over 2 million concurrent players at our peak. Like I said earlier, what a week!

ESL Clash of Nations

An esports tournament is making its first appearance in Southeast Asia!

ESL Clash of Nations – Arena of Valor is a competition which will involve six of the best Arena of Valor (AoV) teams in Southeast Asia. The teams will have the Jakarta International Expo (JIE) over at Indonesia as their tournament stage for three days. From March 29 to March 31, these AoV contenders will fight for the US$50,000 prize pool and the prestigious title of the first ever Clash of Nations champions in all of Southeast Asia.

Silver Slam leaderboards

Here are the top 10 Mogul players based on their Silver Slam scores:

mogulwarriorzxc2142
mrymogularena2073
jeronnex22024
itsmelstr1875
jlord231806
Dragons_Dale1767
I_D_K171738
kiking781729
Kasmeer16710
KimDota2

These players have acquired scores ranging from 150 to 200, with the highest being mogulwarriorzxc2142 with 214 Silver Slam points.

Vaevictis Esports

Russian League of Legends LCL team Vaevictis Esports has just revealed their newest investment – an all-female team roster for competitive League of Legends gaming.

This is a first in continental League where everyone will see and witness a full girl-group play in the Rift.

Valentine's Day Skins

As announced earlier this year, we've got upcoming epic skins for Fiora and Vi. Prepare your wallets -- Heartpiercer Fiora and Heartbreaker Vi has just arrived on the Rift.

The Heartpiercer Fiora comes in a bundle which includes:

•Heartpiercer Fiora skin

•Heartpiercer Fiora Icon

•Queen Poro Ward Skin

•Seven chromas, including the exclusive Ruby chroma

This skin is available for only 1350 RP.

The Heartbreaker Vi bundle includes:

•Heartbreaker Vi skin

•Heartbreaker Vi Icon

•Queen Poro Ward Skin

•Seven chromas, including the exclusive Ruby chroma

This skin is available for only 1350 RP.

Stream exclusivity no more

Last year, ESL unveiled their exclusive partnership with the social media giant covering ESL Pro League games and ESL One tournaments for Dota 2 and CounterStrike: Global Offensive. This reveal wasn’t received too well by fans who argued that Twitch has been the superior esports streaming platform ever since.

Tides have turned however as ESL confirms that the English and Portuguese language broadcasts of the ESL One and ESL Pro League tournament series will no longer be exclusive to Facebook.


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MN | Lara de Guzman

MN | Lara de Guzman

Lara has been a full-time gamer while being a Marketing Supervisor, Ground Attendant, Culinarian or Wonder Woman on the side.

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