For GameLab and Redlist, winning the recent GIGA Arena Street League, an esports tournament powered by Smart Communications, Inc. (Smart) allowed them not only to showcase their skills in Mobile Legends, but also to extend help to those in need.
In the grand finale between Blacklist International and ECHO PH, Blacklist International won 4-2 and edged out the competition to be the MPL-PH S10 Champions! They will take home the lion’s share of USD 150,000, and a ticket to the M4 World Championships happening in Jakarta between 1 – 16 January.
Esports has become a significant part of the culture of today’s Filipino youth, with games spanning generations like Counter-Strike and Defense of the Ancient (DotA) and today’s wide variety of locally-popular games like League of Legends (LoL), Mobile Legends: Bang Bang (MLBB), and Valorant.
The competition will be held for the very first time in Malaysia, and help to catalyse a vibrant and inclusive esports ecosystem, in line with the Ministry of Youth and Sports (KBS)’s Strategic Plan for Esports Development 2020 – 2025, to support regional tournaments.
An epic quest for back-to-back regional wins Regional tournament to take place in Malaysia, between 11 – 19 June
Misamis Oriental Esports Organization (MESO) recently partnered with PLDT and its wireless arm Smart Communications, Inc. (Smart) for the first eSports convention in Cagayan de Oro City.
Home Credit Philippines supports Team Sibol who will be representing the Philippines for the 2022 SEA Games in Hanoi, Vietnam.
Pick up some skills from Filipino pros in their matches in some of the most exciting esports events of the year
The esports industry was quick to find its footing despite the widespread disruption caused by the COVID-19 pandemic. While physical events have been integral to the growth of gaming over the years, being an online at-home activity at its core has helped the industry flourish in a time when social distancing and remote interactions are paramount.
Following its successful launch in Pasig City, PLDT wireless unit Smart Communications, Inc. (Smart) is expanding the Barangay Grassroots Esports League (BGEL) to tap fresh talent in the cities of Manila and Tuguegarao. Together with Omega Academy, BGEL enables local government units (LGUs), particularly youth organizations within LGUs to connect with their constituents through esports.