MANILA, 20 April – Leading shopping mall operator SM Supermalls has joined the Mobile Legends: Bang Bang Professional League – Philippines as one of its esports partners to provide fans an immersive viewing experience through select SM cinemas nationwide. This is the first-ever mobile esports event streamed through SM Cinema.
The retail giant will broadcast the Season 9 Playoffs in its SM cinemas from April 28th until the finals (May 1st). Ticket sells for only Php 170.00 per day, including free popcorn and MLBB freebies. Fans can purchase tickets from SM Cinema’s official website, SM Cinema app, or the SM Cinema ticket booths.
See participating SM Cinemas below:
- SM City San Lazaro
- SM City Manila
- SM City Sta. Mesa
- SM City Taytay
- SM City Masinag
- SM City BF Parañaque
- SM City Sucat
- SM City Bicutan
“We are thrilled to join MOONTON Games to provide our customers and fans a viewing experience like no other. This is our way to help bring together MPL-PH fans and gamers alike as we further witness the strength of the Philippines in mobile gaming,” said Joaquin L. San Agustin, Senior Vice President for Marketing, SM Supermalls
“MOONTON Games is honored to welcome SM Supermalls as one of our partners in bringing the best viewing experience for our fans. We hope our fans can enjoy watching the action-packed MPL-PH Season 9 playoffs and championship on a much bigger screen with friends and fellow gamers, as we slowly but surely and safely transition our online tournaments to offline events,” said Lee Viloria, Esports Business Development Head, MPL Philippines.
Smart Communications, Inc. (Smart), the official telco partner of the MPL-PH Season 9, will also be the internet provider for the screening of the playoffs to championships. It is a wholly-owned wireless communications and digital services subsidiary of PLDT, Inc., the Philippines’ largest and only integrated telco company.
Smart serves 96% of the country’s population with its combined 2G, 3G, 4G LTE and 5G network, providing mobile communications services, high-speed internet connectivity, and access to digital services and content to over 71.2 million Filipinos (as of Dec. 2021), through its commercial brands Smart and TNT. Smart also offers satellite communication services under the brand Smart World.
This year, official tech partner Samsung has also joined Paymaya as official sponsors. Meanwhile, Secretlab, Gilette, Everest Appliances, and J&T joined the roster of the official esports partners.
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