The Nationals, the country’s first franchise-based esports league, starts just a month from now. So far, six teams have been confirmed to participate, one of which is the team from telco giants PLDT and Smart.
While the team has not been revealed in the initial Nationals announcement, PLDT and Smart recently announced their team for the league, and it’s called ‘Omega‘. The team will compete in the Nationals’ three games — Dota 2, Mobile Legends, and Tekken 7.
Meet the teams of Omega here:
Omega – Dota 2
- Julius Cesar “Julz” Sto Domingo
- Jonas “Nasjo” Samonte
- Jaysie “Yaj” Garan
- Jinn Marrey “Palos” Lamatao ()
- Pedro “Efking” de Paula
- Team coach Josef “JL`” Brazal
Omega – Mobile Legends
- Jules Carmann “Lex” Marcelo
- Rico “Levi” J. Esto
- Karl Nepomuceno
- Steve Dale Vitug
- EJ “Boo” Esperanza
Omega – Tekken 7
- Juliano “Jules” Lozano
- Coached: Dannel “Pica” Lozano
“Launching ‘Omega’ as our official professional esports team reinforces the long-standing commitment of PLDT and Smart to elevate esports in the Philippines, as well as provide the ultimate gaming experience for Filipino gamers, fans, and enthusiasts,” said Andrew L. Santos, FVP and Consumer Marketing Head for PLDT and Smart.
Catch The Nationals live on EGG Channel on Cignal TV and ESPN5 Plus starting March 17, 2019.