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Smart, MOONTON Games Renews Alliance for MPL Philippines 2024!


PLDT’s mobile services subsidiary, Smart Communications, Inc. (Smart), announced its strategic partnership with MOONTON Games for the seventh consecutive year, bringing the Mobile Legends: Bang Bang Professional League (MPL) tournaments in the country this year.

Their partnership resumed on March 15 with the start of MPL-PH Season 13. Eight teams, including AP.Bren, Blacklist International, ECHO, Minana EVOS, ONIC Philippines, RSG Philippines, Smart Omega, and TNC Pro Team are participating.

In Season 13, a new playoff format called ‘The Gauntlet’ will be used. The top three seeded teams will directly advance to the Upper Bracket Semifinals. The fifth and sixth teams will compete against each other, with the winner challenging the fourth team for a spot in the next round.

As the official mobile partner of MPL-PH, Smart will stream all the games, including playoffs and finals, on their official Facebook page. Filipino esports fans and enthusiasts can watch matches on their mobile devices and show support to their favorite MLBB esports teams and players. The company will also offer special prizes, treats, and epic gaming experiences throughout the season to delight viewers.

“Our longstanding partnership with Smart is a testament to our shared commitment to constantly innovate and elevate the esports scene in the Philippines. We are grateful for this collaboration that helps empower and connect Filipino gamers wherever they may be. Together, we are committed to fostering an industry that continues to innovate and break barriers for our fans,” said Baizhou Ning, MOONTON Games Philippines Head of Esports.

Esports enthusiasts can follow MPL-PH Season 13 on Smart’s Facebook page. Smart and TNT subscribers can join GIGA Arena at

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