The third season of the Mobile Legends: Bang Bang Professional League – Philippines will be kicking off its regular season on March 23, with 10 teams competing for the lion’s share of the US$100,000 prize pool.
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Posted by Mobile Legends: Bang Bang on Thursday, February 28, 2019
Season 2 champions Cignal Ultra, as well as runners-up BREN Esports, headline the list of directly invited teams. They are joined by SG Dragons (formerly Finesse Solid), Evos PH (formerly SxC Imba), Aether Atlas (formerly Aether Main), and Execration.
Meanwhile, No Limit, Finesse Phoenix, Arkangel (formerly ArkAngel Wicked Minds), and Arkangel Ownage have entered the league through the Main Qualifiers last February.
Those 10 teams will be battling it out in the league’s regular season, which will run from March 23 to May 5. The top teams will then proceed to the Grand Finals, though the date and venue have yet to be decided.
A Regular Season MVP will also be awarded a hefty cash bonus.
The league champions will be taking home the grand prize of US$25,000, while the runners-up will get US$13,000. The second and third runners-up will earn US$6,000and US$4,000, respectively. Meanwhile, the 4th and 5th runners-up both get US$2,000, with the 6th and 7th runners-up finally settling for US$1,000each.
After the finals, the top two teams in the league will advance to the Mobile Legends: Bang Bang Southeast Asia Cup 2019 (MSC-2019), where they will take on the strongest teams from Indonesia, Malaysia, Singapore, Myanmar, Thailand, Vietnam, Cambodia, and Laos.
MPL-PH Season 3 will be streamed live on Facebook Gaming.