Following the recent conclusion of its successful second season, Mobile Legends: Bang Bang Professional League Philippines (MPL-PH) has announced a third iteration for 2019.
The first and biggest professional league for Mobile Legends: Bang Bang in the Philippines will return on March 23, with the best players vying for a piece of the US $100,000 prize pool. MPL-PH Season 3 will be a weekly ML:BB tournament for the best players all across the Philippines. It will feature the top six teams from the league’s second season, along with four new teams that conquered the open and main qualifier stages.
The six participating teams from Season 2 include grand champion Cignal Ultra, BREN Esports, SG Dragons (formerly Finesse Solid), Evos PH (formerly SXC Imba), and Aether Atlas (formerly Aether Main)
Execration. Meanwhile, teams from the main qualifier are No Limit, Finesse Phoenix, Arkangel (formerly ArkAngel Wicked Minds), and Arkangel Ownage.
Big prizes await winners
The overall champion of Mobile Legends: Bang Bang Professional League Philippines Season 3 will be taking home the largest cut of the pot, which is US $25,000.
PRIZE POOL BREAKDOWN
Champion: USD 25,000
1st Runner Up: USD 13,000
2nd Runner Up: USD 6,000
3rd Runner Up: USD 4,000
4th and 5th Runners Up: USD 2,000 each
6th and 7th Runners Up: USD 1,000 each
In addition, the teams will receive salaries each week during the entirety of the group stage. The player that will prove to be legendary even among legends will receive the Regular Season MVP title along with a hefty cash bonus.
There’s more to the league at stake than simply fighting for a slot in the grand finals. The tournament’s two best teams will advance to the Mobile Legends: Bang Bang Southeast Asia Cup 2019 (MSC-2019), which will be held in the Philippines following the conclusion of MPL-PH Season 3. The international tournament will feature the best teams from the Philippines, Indonesia, Malaysia, Singapore, Myanmar, Thailand, Vietnam, Cambodia, and Laos.
Mobile Legends: Bang Bang Professional League Philippines Season 3 will run from March 23 to May 5, 2019.