MANILA — Despite Valve’s decision to remove Galaxy Battles 2 as a Major, Fallout Gaming opted to push through with the DOTA tournament scheduled for Jan. 15-21 at the Philippine Arena in Bocaue despite the expected backing out of some participating clubs.
Ten of the remaining teams in the tournament signified their intent in playing.
Seven directly invited or qualified teams and three of the remaining teams in the wildcard phase will still compete in Galaxy Battles 2.
Home country side TNC headlines the seven seeded clubs staying in the tourney along with OG, Spirit, Infamous, Evil Geniuses, VGJ Thunder, and Pain.
On the other hand, Skyville, Barracx, and Empire also expressed their intent on pushing through with the wildcard phase.
LGD Forever Young has yet to release its decision on joining the tournament as of press time.