OPPO Game On Cup MLBB tournament hails its first-ever champion

OPPO has successfully concluded its first Mobile Legends: Bang Bang tournament in a breath-taking battle among four teams. The OPPO Game On Cup 2022 hailed AP 2.0 as champions at the end of a daylong live event held on July 26, 2022 at the Main Center Atrium of SM Mall of Asia in Pasay City.

Four e-sports teams were shortlisted and faced each other during the battles, which were also livestreamed through OPPO’s social media platforms. Those were Click Esports, K Signs Gaming, El Ganador Knights, and AP 2.0 that emerged as the winner.

Mobile Legends: Bang Bang is one of the well-loved mobile games in the gaming community in the country. Aside from being a source of entertainment, some are playing to follow the footsteps of their favorite e-sports teams, like Blacklist International,” said OPPO Philippines Head of Marketing Communications Chiqui Tapawan.

“At OPPO, we hope that the OPPO Game On Cup 2022 be a stepping stone for involved teams to pursue their dreams in e-sports whether they win or lose, as we reached the end of the tournament,” Tapawan added.

First Game On Cup tourney

OPPO Game On Cup 2022 kicked off through Qualifiers Phase 1 on June 2 and 3. The competition began with 98 teams that battled out in a single-elimination round with best-of-one matches. The top 16 advanced to the next level, the Qualifiers Phase 2, which happened on June 4 and 5 wherein teams faced single-elimination rounds in best-of-three matches.

Eight teams advanced to the Day 1 of Playoffs held on June 17 with single-elimination round, best-of-three matches. Four teams qualified with the semi-finals and faced each other at the Day 2 of Playoffs, which was also the championship day.

AP 2.0 fought with El Ganador Knights in the final rounds, best-of-five match. AP 2.0 received a champion cash prize worth ₱50,000, while El Ganador Knights bagged ₱30,000. The third placer received ₱15,000, while the fourth placer got ₱5,000.

Also part of the event’s highlights was the presence of Blacklist International (BLCK), OPPO A96’s ambassador. During the halftime show, the group graced a quick media interview, played parlor games with the OPPO community winners, and had a meet and greet with fans. They even divided their group into two to coach each of the final competing teams—AP 2.0 and El Ganador Knights.

“We are grateful to be a part of the OPPO Game On Cup 2022 as we got an opportunity to interact with the OPPO Community and coach the teams in the finals. We are glad that many Filipinos like the game we love, Mobile Legends: Bang Bang, and that one day they may enter e-sports just like us,” said BLCK.

OPPO A96, designed to be powerful

At the center of the entire tournament was OPPO A96, which is designed to be powerful. The powerful smartphone is best for playing Mobile Legends: Bang Bang with its Qualcomm Snapdragon 680 4G Mobile Platform and 8GB +256GB memory and storage. The device also has a RAM Expansion technology that can render up to 5GB of extended RAM to provide all gamers’ needs for seamless gameplays.

OPPO A96 is also powerful with its 5000mAh large battery capacity equipped with a 33W SUPERVOOC, fast-charging feature. It also comes with an immersive visual and audio gaming experience with dual speakers packed with Dirac HD audio technology and a 6.59-inch color-rich punch-hole display, exhibiting a 90Hx refresh rate with a 90.8% screen-to-body ratio and 1080×2413 FHD resolution.

OPPO A96 retails at ₱15,999 in OPPO Brand Stores and partner dealers nationwide. It is also available online through the OPPO Flagship Stores at Shopee and Lazada. The device comes in Starry Black and Pearl Pink colors.