The APAC League is a league hosted and organized by both FACEIT and ESL in association with Ubisoft. The league began following the transition from the previous host of ESL starting from Operation Steel Wave. The APAC League is split into two subsets known as APAC North Division and APAC South Division with the former being organized by FACEIT and the latter by ESL.
- Participants of the APAC League must be at least 18 years of age.
- Players must have a maximum of 130 ping in their respective division.
- If participating in the APAC North Division, participants must reside in one of the following countries:
- If participating in the APAC South Division, participants must reside in one of the following countries:
The APAC League follows a three stage format which begins after the the Six Invitational. For season 1 of the APAC League the number of stages have been reduced as a result of the transition period between tournament organizers. Each stage takes place over one operation which culminates with a major with qualification of the top 4 teams from the top 6 teams from the APAC North Division and top 2 teams from the APAC South Division. In the final stage of the season an additional finals takes place with the top 3 teams with the most points over the season from APAC North Division and the top team with the most points over the season from APAC South Division to be crowned champion. The bottom 4 teams over the season of the APAC North Division enter into relegations with a unique format depending on the sub-divisions of the teams participating. The last placed team from Oceanic Nationals faces relegation match with the victor a spot in the nationals.