After a nail-biting final at the Shangri-La Hotel in Singapore, Philippine team Bren Esports emerged as world champions beating Burmese Ghouls in a best-of-seven series.
Teams from Brazil, Cambodia, Indonesia, Japan, Malaysia, Myanmar, Russia, and Singapore also participated in the global Mobile Legends tournament, which was live-streamed on the official Mobile Legends YouTube channel and Facebook page, and allowed Filipino fans and esports players a chance to witness the amazing top-level Mobile Legends action live.
Smart Communications Inc (Smart), the wireless arm of the telco PLDT, congratulates Filipino teams, Bren Esports and Smart Omega for their impressive performances during the recently concluded M2 Mobile Legends: Bang Bang World Championships in Singapore.
“Congratulations Bren Esports for making history as the first Philippine team to win the Mobile Legends: Bang Bang World Championship! Now officially the best Mobile Legends team in the world!” said Manuel V. Pangilinan, chair, PLDT Inc.
“This tournament showed that Filipinos are indeed among the best esports athletes in the world. We have always believed that our players have the skills, talent, and dedication to reach greater heights. We hope that Bren Esports and Smart Omega can be an inspiration to Filipino casual players and fans to help them realize and pursue their passion for esports,” said Jane J. Basas, Senior Vice President and Head of Consumer Wireless Business at Smart.
For the past years, Smart has been one of the foremost brands to recognize and empower the Philippine esports community by going all-out with mobile promos and events, supporting teams and tournaments, and actively playing a role in the Philippine Esports Organization (PESO), the official National Sports Association that governs and develops esports for the over 43 million gamers in the country.
Last year, Smart launched the Free Games for All promo, which allowed Smart and TNT prepaid customers to access their favorite mobile games like Mobile Legends, Clash of Clans, Arena of Valor, Clash Royale, and the newly added mobile game to its roster – Call of Duty Mobile.