Riot Games SEA, Carry Live Co., and Garena are announcing that the Pacific Championship Series 2022 season presented by CTBC Bank will kick off on February 11th, 2022, with the 10 teams competing against each other in a cross-regional league. This year, there will be six new teams joining the PCS. Ten teams will present the fans at the highest levels of esports competition
The PCS teams for the 2022 Spring Split are as follow:
- CTBC Flying Oyster (Taipei) – Made up of experienced and well-known pro players like Gemini and Mission, Flying Oyster is here to make use of their biggest advantage – experience, in the upcoming season.
- Deep Cross Gaming (Taipei) – The familiar faces of Hana, Nestea, and Wood return to face new competition. Deep Cross Gaming brings a strong team to the rift and plans to innovate to get the upper hand.
- Frank Esports (Hong Kong) – Frank Esports is ready to show their passion and determination on the rift for their Fans. While frankly they are a new team but are excited to take the rest of the league.
- Hurricane Gaming (Taipei) – Hurricane Gaming, formerly known as Alpha, are ready to bring the storm. Keep them on your radar and watch out for the Hurricane!
- Impunity Esports (Singapore) – Established in 2009, Team Impunity is a Singaporean esports organization that currently operates in 3 Southeast Asian countries. They are back on the rift and ready to show the world what they are made of.
- Mega Bank Beyond Gaming (Taipei) – Despite the departure of their starting mid and bot laners, veteran players of Likai, Minji and Wako have joined the roster.
- Meta Falcon Team (Taipei) – With a partnership with HungKuang University and players joining the roster from the Champions of 2021 Asia Esports team “Highest Goodness Like Water”, Meta Falcon Team is ready to take on the rest of the league.
- PSG Talon (PSG) (Hong Kong) – PSG, the champions of the previous season, welcome two new players, Juhan and Bay, from Korea to their roster. They return to defend their title this season.
- SEM9 (Malaysia) – SEM9 are driven by passion, commitment, and talent. What was once a dream is now a reality for this Malaysian squad as they take on the best of the best in the PCS.
- Taipei J Team (Taipei) – Taipei J Team brings a wealth of experience to the rift. The incredible chemistry between Kongyu and Uniboy has always been a force to be reckoned with.
“Carry Live is in our second year running Pacific Championship Series, and we have a greater vision this year. Our ultimate goal is to establish a complete esports environment with Riot, for more teams that love League of Legends to join in, more talents to get into this industry, more businesses and government entities that want to support. We also want to bring the best gaming watching experience to our fans.” said Jerry Yan, CEO of Carry Live Co.
The opening match of the season will take place on February 11th The regular season of the Pacific Championship Series will be played out in best-of-one double round-robin matches. Moving into best-of-x double-elimination matches in playoffs. All matches will be broadcasted in English, Mandarin, Thai, and Cantonese.
CTBC Bank has always been dedicated to the development of the gaming and e-sports industry. They became the exclusive sponsor of the PCS from the finance industry in June 2020 CTBC Bank also started issuing their League of Legends credit and debit cards in 2021, which consists of17 different card faces from the League of Legends universe such as Yumi, Ahri, and Teemo. The card offers up to 10% cashback on gaming, video, anime & comics, ticket booking,
and cloud storage.