MOONTON Games and Smart renewed their partnership for MPL PH Season 13

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Smart Communications, Inc. and MOONTON Games have announced their seventh continued strategic partnership for the much-awaited Mobile Legends: Bang Bang Professional League (MPL) Philippines tournaments this year.

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Their renewed partnership began five days ago, which is also the opening of the 13th season of MPL-PH. Eight teams will be fighting against each other for the championship title, namely AP.Bren, Blacklist International, ECHO, Minana EVOS, ONIC Philippines, RSG Philippines, Smart Omega, and TNC Pro Team.

Through the new season, a playoff format was introduced, which is the ‘The Gauntlet.’ The new format will allow the top three teams to immediately advance to the Upper Bracket Semifinals. While the fifth and sixth teams, they’ll have to fight against each other with the winning team challenging the fourth team for the last spot in the Semifinals.

As Smart is the official mobile partner of MPL-PH, they will be streaming all the matches of the tournament, from the playoffs to the finals, on their official Facebook page. Smart will also give away special prizes, treats, and amazing gaming experiences to the fans throughout the season.

“Our longstanding partnership with MOONTON Games is a huge part of our thrust in bringing the best mobile gaming experiences to Filipinos, powered by our world-class mobile network. Through our initiatives, we’ve proven that with the right support, training, and mindset, Filipinos can dominate the world of esports,” said Alex O. Caeg, Head of Consumer Wireless Business at Smart.

“Our collaboration with MOONTON Games puts us in the best position to empower Filipino esports athletes and aspiring gamers as they level up their gameplay and reach new heights in their passion for esports,” said Kristine A. Go, SVP for Consumer Wireless Business at Smart.

“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.