Smart Omega become the first MPL franchise to expand to Call of Duty: Mobile
With the ever-increasing popularity of Call of Duty: Mobile within major esports organizations in the country along with the game’s world championship fast approaching, premier local esports organization Smart Omega/Omega Esports acquires seven players to form their own CODM team. With this move, they become the first MPL franchise to officially enter the CODM scene.
The acquirers of Mobile Legends: Bang Bang Southeast Asia Cup (MSC) Champions Execration will acquire the heralded NRX Jeremiah 29:11 team, CODM Philippines Champion 2020, Southeast Asian (Garena) CODM Champions, and arguably the best CODM team in the Philippines right now. They are composed of John Clarence “Jayzee” Rivera, Benjamin “CRUSH” Trinidad Jr., Kennedy “IDRA” Mondoy, Eulo “6ix9ine” De Chavez, Jerrold “Woopiiee” Regay, John Kenneth “KenDy” Pimentel and Bruce “Dev1ce” Cruz.
In a statement on their official Facebook page, the Omega Esports management stated that they are “excited to announce the arrival of a new set of kings and one of the aces of the Call Of Duty: Mobile PH scene.” It also mentions that “(the acquired squad doesn’t) only represent the Philippines on multiple international tournaments, they also bring home Championship titles.”
This marks Smart Omega’s 5th esports team across five different game titles, including Mobile Legends, Dota 2, Wild Rift, and Tekken 7.
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