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Gamers.PH, Auction and Shopping Website, Launches in the Philippines

By Martin James David - on 15 Jul 2013, 6:07pm

Gamers.PH, Auction and Shopping Website, Launches in the Philippines

Boni Ong (left), VP for Sales and Distribution at X-Play Online Games, Inc., and Angeline Tham (right), co-founder of Soldgers, were present during the launch of Gamers.PH.

Spearheaded by Soldgers Pte. Ltd, a Singapore-based provider of e-commerce platforms, and the company behind Sold.sg, a leading entertainment shopping site in Singapore, Gamers.PH allows gamers to participate in an exciting and innovative auction website which offers the latest games and gears at great bargains.

“We are excited to launch Gamers.PH in the country. The site is run by gamers, so we know by heart what each kind of gamer looks for. From the hottest game releases, to the best deals, competitive gaming equipment and bundles - it's definitely a shopping haven for gamers." said Angeline Tham, one of the founders of Soldgers.

Soldgers partners itself with local game distributor X-Play Online games, Inc. Boni Ong, VP for Sales and Distribution at X-Play, said that they are thrilled to see Gamers.PH coming to the Philippines. X-Play will be one of the key suppliers of games for the new website.

"Gamers.PH provides a whole new venue for online auction and shopping. Given how competitive Filipinos can be, we can't wait to see how they will engage in the online bidding for the best titles and gaming gears." said Boni Ong, VP for Sales and Distribution at X-Play.

Sample of online auction on Gamers.PH's website.

So how does Gamers.PH auction work? Bidders are required to have "tokens" to bid, which is priced at PhP 10, and can be purchased at the My Page section of the site. All auctions start at PhP 0.00, and will increase by 15 cents (PhP 0.15) when someone enters a bid. The auction timer also increase by 20 seconds whenever someone bids.

The last successful bidder wins the right to buy the product at the final auction price, which usually ends between 60-98% discount off the retail price, when the timer reaches zero (0). 

Delivery of items will run from 3 to 5 days if within Metro Manila and 5 to 7 days if outside Metro Manila. Modes of payment ca be through GCash, SmartMoney, Debit (Bancnet), PayPal, COD, and Over-the-counter. Best thing is Gamers.PH offers free delivery nationwide!

As Gamers.PH goes live, people are in for a treat as packages for all genres of gamers are up for grabs.

Pre-register at http://auctions.gamers.ph/ and get a chance to bring home an Extreme Gamers Package which includes:

  • Sony LED 32" TV with Home Theater System
  • Sony PlayStation 3 Slim
  • 2x Sony Dual Shock controllers
  • NBA 2k13 Dynasty Edition
  • Bioshock Infinite Premium Edition
  • Last of Us Survival Edition.

Pre-orders for Grand Theft Auto V at Gamers.PH will also get the patron a free poster, access to the Atomic Blimp, and free delivery of the game on the very day it launches (September 17).

Gamers.PH will go live and fully operational on July 18, 2013.