Updated on October 29, 8:03 p.m. (GMT+8): Updated scores.

The MPL PH Season 12 playoffs will see the grand finalists secure a slot at the M5 World Championship, which will be held in the Philippines later this year.

Furthermore, the top four teams will secure a slot at the Mobile Legends: Bang Bang Professional League Invitational 2023 (MPLI 2023), held in Indonesia in November.

M4 world champions, ECHO, secured the top spot in the regular season with an impressive 11-3 record. Following closely in the standings are IESF 2023 champions, AP Bren, who finished with a 7-7 record.

Here’s everything you need to know about the MPL PH Season 12 playoffs.

MPL PH Season 12 playoffs format

MPL PH Season 11 stage and audience setup
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The playoffs will feature a hybrid elimination format.

Blacklist International, Smart Omega, ONIC PH, and RSG PH, will start off in the play-ins stage.

The next round will adopt a double-elimination format where all matches are played in best-of-fives.

ECHO and AP Bren, who finished first and second in the regular season, respectively, have been granted a bye and will start directly in the upper bracket semifinal.

The playoffs will culminate in a grand final, which will be a best-of-seven series.

MPL PH Season 12 playoffs schedule

October 25 (Wednesday)

Upper bracket quarterfinal

Blacklist International3 — 2ONIC PH
RSG PH3 — 0Smart Omega

ONIC PH and Smart Omega have been eliminated.

October 26 (Thursday)

Upper bracket semifinal

ECHO1 — 3Blacklist International
AP Bren3 — 2RSG PH

October 27 (Friday)

Upper bracket final

Blacklist International0 — 3AP Bren

AP Bren qualifies for the M5 World Championship.

Lower bracket semifinal


RSG PH has been eliminated.

October 28 (Saturday)

Lower bracket final

Blacklist International3 — 1ECHO

ECHO has been eliminated.

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October 29 (Sunday)

Grand final

AP Bren4 — 1Blacklist International

AP Bren wins MPL Philippines Season 12.

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MPL PH Season 12 playoffs qualified teams

ECHO11 — 323 — 10Upper bracket semifinal
AP Bren7 — 718 — 15Upper bracket semifinal
Blacklist International8 — 617 — 15First round
RSG PH7 — 718 — 17First round
ONIC PH7 — 716 — 16First round
Smart Omega7 — 715 — 17First round

Where to watch the MPL PH Season 12 playoffs?

MPL PH Season 12 playoffs venue, EVM Convention Center
Credit: Moonton Games

All the games will be streamed live on Mobile Legends: Bang Bang’s official media platforms:

Fans in the Philippines can watch the games live at EVM Convention Center in Quezon City, Philippines.

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