The Mobile Legends: Bang Bang Professional League – Philippines (MPL-PH) teams RSG PH and Smart Omega will be facing off regional contenders in the upcoming MSC 2022 with the battle cry, “Pinas Lang Malakas.”
With a stellar track record in the M3 World Championships, MSC 2021, and the 31st SEA Games, the Philippines has the highest chance to secure the Southeast Asia title once again.
MSC 2022 will be held in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, from June 11 – 19, featuring the best teams from Southeast Asia who will compete for a combined prize pool of USD 300,000.
Last year, Execration (EXE), whose members later transitioned to Smart Omega, dominated MSC 2021 and took home the lion’s share of USD 150,000 with Blacklist International as the runner-up.
Pinas Lang Malakas
This year’s concept, “Pinas Lang Malakas” takes inspiration from MPL-PH teams and athletes who have been securing international tournament titles such as the prestigious M3 World Championship, MSC 2021 Championship, and 31st SEA Games gold medal. The country is home to one of the largest and strongest communities in the region with over 100 professional esports players and counting.
Other than esports athletes, the league has also produced many casters, content creators, and livestreamers that have played a part in the country’s esports legacy.
RSG PH and Smart Omega will represent the Philippines at the MSC 2022. RSG PH will be placed in Group B, while Smart Omega is in Group C. Group Stage runs from June 11 – 12.
Smart 5G joins this year’s MSC as the official telco partner. Samsung Galaxy A Series also joins as the official sponsor, while TikTok is the official content partner. Maya, SecretLab, and SM Supermalls are the official partners in Esports.