Amid the COVID-19 crisis, countless gaming tournaments abroad have been postponed. But it looks like the largest mobile esports league in Southeast Asia, Mobile Legends: Bang Bang Professional League (MPL), will stand its ground as it returns to the Philippines for Season 5.

MPL PH will be divided into 3 stages: the Qualifier Stage, the Regular Season, and the Playoff Round. A two-day online qualifier was already held earlier this month for all those aspiring to advance to the main qualifiers, wherein two regular-season slots were up for grab.

 

 

Meanwhile, the first week of the regular season phase will run on two days, Feb. 29 to March 1, while the succeeding weeks will be from Friday to Sunday until April 5. It will also be streamed live via Facebook and YouTube starting on February 29 at 6:00 p.m

What: Regular Season

When: Feb. 29 to April 5, 2020 ( Week 1: February 29-March 1, Week 2: March 6-8, Week 3: March 13-15, Week 4: March 20-22, Week 5: March 27-29, Week 6: April 3-5 )

Where: Illumination Studio located at 2723 Sabio St., Corner Chino Roces Ave., Makati City

 

[/media-credit] MPL-PH Season 4 Grand Finals

After this, only the top eight teams will be allowed to the playoffs, competing for the title of MPL-PH champs and the $100,000 grand prize.

What: Playoff Season

When: May 2 to 3, 2020

Where: Le Pavillon Metropolitan Park, Pasay City

 

Participating Teams

As of writing, here are the qualified groups who will participate in the upcoming regular season:

  • Sunsparks
  • Onic PH
  • SGD Omega
  • Execration
  • Bren Sports
  • Geek Fam
  • Blacklist International (formerly EVOS PH)
  • STI (Former Ownage)

 

MPL-PH Season 5 in-game reward

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In celebration of the MPL-PH’s fifth season launch, Moonton is giving away a voucher code that is redeemable for up to 5,000 times! If you’re lucky enough, you might receive emblem packs and even permanent skins!

Here’s how :

1. Click here to open the Code Exchange page from the official Mobile Legends: Bang Bang website.

2. Enter the following code in the “Redemption Code” category: mp79anmjr39t2263z

3. Enter your Game ID, which can be found in your in-game profile.

4. Click the “Send” button to receive the verification code.

5. Check your in-game inbox for the verification code.

6. Enter the verification code in the Code Exchange page then click “Redeem”.

7. Open your in-game inbox once more to claim your gift.

For more information and announcements about Southeast Asia’s biggest mobile esports tournament, like and follow the official Mobile Legends: Bang Bang Facebook page.

 

Are you ready for MPL-Philippines Season 5 this March? 

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