The regular season of Mobile Legends: Bang Bang Professional League Philippines Season 8 (MPL PH Season 8) has just concluded, and six well-deserved teams have qualified for the playoffs.

A lot of things will be on the line. Aside from having the chance to become the first-ever champion in the newly-implemented franchise based system, the victor will also represent the country at the upcoming M3 World Championship.

Mobile Legends: Bang Bang M3 World Championship logo
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Here are the six teams who will make their way into the MPL PH Season 8 playoffs.

All qualified teams in the MPL PH Season 8 playoffs

Mobile Legends: Bang Bang MPL PH Season 7, Blacklist International UBE strategy pioneers
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Blacklist International13 – 134
ONIC PH9 – 527
Nexplay EVOS7 – 723
Smart Omega5 – 920
ECHO6 – 819
RSG PH7 – 717

Blacklist International had a stellar performance in the regular season and will have the opportunity to defend their title once again.

On the other hand, M2 World Champions Bren Esports did not make it to the playoffs for the first time in MPL PH history.

The winner will take home the lion’s share of the US$150,000 prize pool.

Fans are hoping that some of these big teams will also be part of the upcoming Mobile Legends: Bang Bang Professional League Invitational (MPLI) happening this October 31 to November 7.

When will MPL PH Season 8 playoffs start?

Mobile Legends: Bang Bang PH Season 8 logo
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There is still no official announcement on whether MPL PH Season 8 will take place online or offline.

As for the playoffs, the play-ins stage will start on October 21, while the grand final will take place on October 24.

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