MOBILE Legends: Bang Bang Professional League – Philippines (MPL-PHL) will once again welcome fans to watch the MPL-PH Season 9 playoffs and championships live from April 28th to May 1st, 2022. The much-anticipated on-ground event will be held at the Function Hall 3, SMX Convention Center, Pasay, where six teams will vie for the national title.

Fans will be given a chance to score four-day ticket passes by telling why they are the biggest MPL-PH fans and tagging friends they want to bring. Entrants should place their comments on the MPL-PH’s official Facebook post to submit a response.

Eight winners of two general audience tickets and one winner of two VIP tickets will be announced on April 23rd. Participants will be asked to bring valid identification cards (IDs) and proof of vaccination. Antigen tests and temperature checks will be conducted daily by health and security officers. Attendees will also be required to sign a health declaration form upon entry.

“We are excited to finally welcome our fans to the MPL-PH Season 9 Playoffs. We hope to provide our loyal fans with action-packed live matches and a chance to see their favorite teams, while strictly adhering to the health and safety protocols,” said Tonyo Silva, Esports Senior Marketing Manager for the Philippines.

The upcoming event will be packed with exciting segments. Special guests will be invited to be part of the panel and provide insights before the matches. Fans will also witness performances and receive exciting gifts from the league.

Six teams, one national title, two Southeast Asia Cup seats.

The Regular Season of the Mobile Legends: Bang Bang Professional League – Philippines concluded with different outcomes that shocked the community. Surprisingly, previous world champions Bren Esports and Blacklist International crashed out of the playoff contention.

RSG, TNC Pro Team, and ECHO took the top three spots, sequentially. Nexplay EVOS, ONIC, and Smart Omega also made it to the playoffs, with a chance to win the national title. Top two teams will represent the Philippines to the upcoming Mobile Legends: Bang Bang Southeast Asia Cup (MSC) 2022.

The MPL-PH Season 9 is sponsored by Smart as the official telco partner. Smart Communications, Inc. (Smart), the official telco partner of the MPL-PH Season 9, which also serves as the internet provider for the screening of the playoffs to championships. It is a wholly-owned wireless communications and digital services subsidiary of PLDT, Inc., the Philippines’ largest and only integrated telco company.

Smart serves 96% of the country’s population with its combined 2G, 3G, 4G LTE and 5G network, providing mobile communications services, high-speed internet connectivity, and access to digital services and content to over 71.2 million Filipinos (as of Dec. 2021), through its commercial brands Smart and TNT. Smart also offers satellite communication services under the brand Smart World.

This year, official tech partner Samsung has also joined Paymaya as official sponsors. Meanwhile, Secretlab, Gillette, Everest Appliances, and J&T joined the roster of the official esports partners.