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Smart Applauds SIBOL's 2022 SEA Games Performance with Two Gold and Two Silver Medals

Smart SIBOL 2022 SEA Games

Smart Communications, Inc praised Philippine esports team SIBOL for winning two gold and two silver medals at the 31st Southeast Asian Games in Vietnam. SIBOL's medals put them third in the esports division, behind Vietnam and Indonesia.

Smart SIBOL 2022 SEA Games

SIBOL fielded a total of 54 esports athletes across 10 events for games including Mobile Legends: Bang Bang, FIFA Online 4, Crossfire, Free Fire, League of Legends (Wild Rift, PC), and PlayersUnknownBattlegrounds (PUBG).

“We at Smart congratulate SIBOL for their momentous feat in the SEA Games. Their dedication and perseverance are undeniable as they brought honor and pride to our country. We hope that more young Filipinos follow their footsteps and pursuing their passions with purpose," said Jane J. Basas, Senior Vice President and Head of Consumer Wireless Business at Smart.

Smart SIBOL 2022 SEA Games

SIBOL snagged two gold medals in their match for Mobile Legends: Bang Bang and League of Legends: Wild Rift.
SIBOL's Mobile Legends: Bang Bang Team once again demonstrated their dominance in Southeast Asia by defeating Indonesia 3-1. The squad consists of Johnmar "OhMyV33nus" Villaluna, Danerie James "Wise" Del Rosario, Kyle "Kyrie" Irving, and Kyle "Kyrie" Irving. Dominic "Dominic" Soto, Salic "Hadji" Imam, Lee "Owl" Gonzales, Dexstar "DEX STAR" Cruz Alaba, and Russel "Eyon" Usi.

On the other hand, SIBOL's all-women League of Legends: Wild Rift team took home the country's first gold medal for esports after dominating the finals against Singapore with 3-0. The team members are Charize “Yugen” Doble, Gianna “Jeeya” Llanes, Christine “Ray Ray” Natividad, Rose Ann “Hell Girl” Robles, and Angel Danica “Angelailaila” Lozada.

Meanwhile, SIBOL’s League of Legends (PC) and Crossfire teams delivered the silver medals for the PH. Both teams went up against Vietnam in the finals.

The biggest supporter of Philippine esports

Smart's support for SIBOL is part of its longstanding commitment to the growth of Philippine esports through partnerships with game developers and esports tournament organizers in the Philippines and abroad, including the recent Mobile Legends: Bang Bang Professional League (MPL) Seasons and Liga Adarna, the country's first female esports tournament.

Aside from organizing the country's biggest esports events and backing Filipino esports athletes, Smart also supports gamers with relevant data offers and services to level up their gameplay.

Level up with GIGA Games, GIGA Arena

Smart introduced the upgraded GIGA Games earlier this year, which now includes data for PUBGM in addition to Mobile Legends: Bang Bang, Facebook Gaming, and many more.

Smart Prepaid and TNT subscribers can register for GIGA Games using the GigaLife app, which is available for download from the Apple App Store, Google Play, and Huawei Mobile Services. Additionally, customers can access GIGA Games by dialing *123#.

Smart also launched GIGA Arena, the country's first all-in-one esports platform, with the goal of bringing the whole esports experience to mobile gamers eager to test their abilities on Mobile Legends: Bang Bang, League of Legends: WildRift, PUBG, and Call of Duty Mobile.

To sign up for Smart GIGA Arena, subscribers need only visit gigaarena.smart and create an account using their Smart or TNT mobile number. To participate in ongoing competitions, users must have Giga Arena tickets, which they can obtain by registering for GIGA Games data packs on the GigaLife App or by dialing *123#.

Philippines’ fastest 5G mobile network
Smart subscribers enjoy leveled-up gaming experiences powered by Smart, the Philippines’ fastest 5G mobile network according to Ookla, the global leader in mobile and broadband network intelligence.

Know more about how Smart enables subscribers to level up their gameplay by visiting https://smart.com.ph/Prepaid/whats-new/gigagames.

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