Asian Pro League Season-2 Announced

Aditya Singh Rawat

31st, Oct, 2018

The Asian Pro League is set to start with its second season from today evening, 31st October at 17:00 (IST). Thanking their subscribers who were a part of the first season, CSGO2ASIA has stated that they have gone through all the feedback, comments and suggestions which have come their way, some of which have led to the implementation of updates and changes for the second season.

Most of the these are necessary in order for the league to be fair and toxicity free while providing an enjoyable playing environment.


Some issues which have taken top priority are as follows, 

  • Improving the reporting system. 

  • Reconditioning of the punishments received by players. 

  • Introduction of Hall of Shame. 

  • Overhaul of the servers. 

  • More divisions which are better calibrated.

  • Larger variety of payment methods. 

  • Maintenance of the hubs by keeping it free of toxicity and cheaters.


The Hall of Shame

This is the place where all the players who have been issued a warning or have been banned previously will be glorified for all to see!

This is a new feature which will undergo improvement with time. Some immediate things on which they will be working, related to this particular feature is the ability to submit reports along with related evidence while also providing access to Chinese players.


Division Based Update 

The second season will feature a new division three for players who fall under the low tier skill bracket helping them extend their reach to a greater number of players. 

Apart from this these are the changes that will affect each Division separately, 

Division-1 

  • Division 1 – SG & HK are combined to form one unified Division. 

  • A voting option has been added between Hong Kong & Singapore. 

  • The new level required for playing in this division is ‘Level 9-10'. 

  • The prize pool for the division now includes both 4th and 5th place. 

  • The ability to see the members in the queue has been removed to avoid queue dodging. 

  • The list of countries allowed to play in Division 1 has been increased 

Division-2

  • The new level required for playing in this division if ‘Level 4-8'. 

  • ‘Duo Queue’ has been added to this division. Players now have an option to choose between ‘Solo Queue’ or ‘Duo Queue’. 

  • Friendly Fire has been turned off by default. 

  • Prizes worth 10,000 FACEIT Points has been added for Season 2 leaderboard. 

Division-3

  • The new level required for playing in this division if ‘Level 1-3'.

  • ‘Duo Queue’ has been added to this division. Players now have an option to choose between ‘Solo Queue’ or ‘Duo Queue’. 

  • Friendly Fire has been turned off by default. 

  • Prizes worth 5,000 FACEIT Points has been added for Season 2 leaderboard.

Below is how the division structure looks for the second season,


Image Credit: FACEIT


Season 1 - Update

These are the winners of the previous season of the APL.

Pro Division 

  • PTC - US $500 

  • Bobosaur - US $300 

  • Kabal - US $100 

  • W1nt3r - US $50 

  • NEUZ - US $50 

Division – 1 [SG]

  • Spielz - US $125 + Invited to Pro Division 

  • FloridaMan - US $75 

  • ChoiChinJian - US $50 

Division – 2 [HK]

  • BKK - US $125 + Invited to Pro Division 

  • ProTaToCSG - US $75 

  • NoahRainy - US $50


Congratulation to both Spielz and BKK who will be joining the Pro Division as the winners of Division 1 from SG & HK regions, respectively.

For more information click HERE.



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