Looks like Acer is serious about revolutionising the esports industry. At IFA 2019, CEO Jason Chen announced Planet9, their own social gaming platform. This next-generation esports platform has a key focus on coaching and helping players and gamers move from casual involvement to professional.
This is an open community that allows gamers to build their team, train for excellence and challenge for victory. A key aspect of Planet 9 is its community features, which allows gamers to meet and group with fellow gamers who are on the same path. They can add friends, follow people they are interested in, and receive recommendations on who they can play with based on game played and complementing skills. The platform provides a series of features to help gamers level up their skills, whether to hire a coach to give individual guidance, play alongside veteran gamers, clock some more hours with friends at similar levels, or see advanced game statistics to track their performance.
Planet 9 is currently in closed beta, and will enter open beta on January 30, 2020. Gamers who wish to participate in the closed beta may sign up at planet9.gg