SMART powers the country’s biggest Esports event – Manila Masters 2017

Filipino gamers and fans are set to level up their gaming experience like never before as Smart powers Manila Masters, the country’s biggest international Esports tournament, dishing out awesome treats and experiences for subscribers.

Spearheaded by Mineski Events Team and backed by ESL Gaming, the premier gaming event will gather eight of the best DOTA 2 teams from around the world to battle it out for the lion’s share of the USD250,000 prize pool at the SM Mall of Asia Arena in Pasay City on May 26 to 28, 2017. The celebrated squads include EG, OG, Newbee, Team Secret, Invictus Gaming, Team NP, Faceless, and the Philippines’ very own representative, Clutchers. 

Win tickets, exciting prizes

Aside from the tournament, Manila Masters 2017 will gather some of the best shoutcasters from all over the world, and feature side activities such as a meet-and-greet with the participating teams, a cosplay competition, and exciting games. Smart users can get a chance to be part of the awesome spectacle and score Manila Masters tickets by following Smart’s official accounts on Facebook and Twitter (@LiveSmart).

Moreover, gamers and fans headed to Manila Masters 2017 can get a chance to take home exciting prizes at the DOTA 2-themed Smart base, where cosplayers will bring to life popular DOTA 2 heroes and showcase life-size items from the game.

Stream games with Giga Surf 50

Avid gaming fans can also make the most of Smart’s newest and fastest LTE network by topping up with Giga Surf 50, which offers over 1GB, valid for 3 days – the perfect dose of data and speeds for streaming gameplays, sharing gaming updates with peers and connecting with their favorite teams.

Online gamers also enjoy the convenience of being able to buy Steam Wallet Codes anytime and anywhere using their Smart load or charged to their Smart Postpaid bill via the Gamex portal at

Best gaming experiences

Manila Masters adds to the growing list of world-class Esports events that Smart has mounted to deliver the best mobile experiences for subscribers – whatever their passion may be.

Last year, Smart backed ESL One Manila 2016, the biggest eSports event in Southeast Asia. The company also threw its support behind the Esports and Gaming Summit, the country’s biggest showcase of games and publishers, and mounted the Philippine Clash, the country’s biggest and most prestigious nationwide Clash of Clans tournament. Since 2013, Smart has also been mounting grassroots and pocket tournaments for hit online games across the country.

For more information on the exciting activities at Manila Masters, and follow Smart’s official accounts on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram (@LiveSmart).


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