The Mobile Legends: Bang Bang Development League (MDL) Philippines (PH) Season 1 has been revealed to take place sometime next year. Through a media press conference, it was revealed that the development league is already being planned and more details shall be announced in the year 2023. The MDL is an official amateur tournament league for Mobile Legends: Bang Bang (MLBB). Various esports organizations can field their aspiring rookies in this league to polish their skills and prove themselves worthy of being transferred to the professional league. The MDL PH shall serve as a breeding ground for promising amateur players to further bolster the dominance of the region in the MLBB esports scene.
MDL PH confirmed to be held sometime in the first half of 2023
The . However, it did not include an MDL division. In the recent media press conference held on 1st August Moonton revealed more details regarding the development league.
“We cannot share exactly as of the moment but do know that we are planning out the MDL for now and our target is to launch an event probably by Q1 or Q2,” stated Antonio Silva, a member of Moonton’s marketing and franchise team,
A lot of teams and fans have been looking forward to the official launch of the MDL PH Season 1. Some teams have even shared their potential lineups such as . However, fans will have to wait until next year for more announcements from Moonton regarding the grand opening of the MDL tournament in the Philippines.
What is MDL in MLBB?
The league works similarly to the MPL. However, this league is specifically for amateur or pro players who are looking to improve themselves. The goal of the MDL is to develop and polish talented players and prepare them for the pro league.
Indonesia has one of the biggest MDL esports scenes. While it’s not as popular as the MPL, it’s development division boasts a wide variety of promising pro players with some being promoted to the pro league where they get the chance to showcase their skills.
It shall be most interesting to see what Moonton plans for MDL PH once it gets announced next year.