Competitors at this year’s MPL MENA Spring Split Playoffs will compete using the Samsung Galaxy S23 Ultra

Abu Dhabi, UAE, May 12, 2023: Samsung Gulf Electronics (SGE) has announced that contestants in this year’s Mobile Legends: Bang Bang Professional League MENA (MPL MENA) Spring Split Playoffs will compete using the Samsung Galaxy S23 Ultra as part of a partnership agreement with MOONTON Games. 

The 2023 MPL MENA Spring Split Playoffs will be hosted at Pixoul Gaming, Abu Dhabi, the region’s largest and most innovative gaming arena, between May 11 and 13, where fans can support their favorite teams live, free of charge. Competitors will compete for regional honours as well as a share of the whopping $106,000 in prize money. The winner will also represent the region for the first time ever in the Mobile Legends: Bang Bang Southeast Asia Cup (MSC) 2023 this June in Cambodia. 


Mobile Legends: Bang Bang is a multiplayer online battle arena (MOBA) game exclusive to mobile. It is the world’s most downloaded and played mobile MOBA worldwide and in MENA.

Fadi Abu Shamat, Head of MX Division at Samsung Gulf Electronics, said: “As a partner of Mobile Legends Professional League MENA, Samsung is proud to be associated with the passionate fans of the most played mobile online game in the region. By providing the Galaxy S23 Ultra, Samsung ensures participants have cutting-edge devices to power immersive gameplay. We will continue supporting the regional gaming scene as the Middle East emerges as one of the most exciting gaming hubs in the world.”

Jaime Cruz, Head of Esports, MENA & South Asia at MOONTON Games said: “Esports has risen to be a top global sports trend, with MENA being a leading market with a large community of passionate gamers. We’re excited to have Samsung Galaxy as a partner of MPL MENA as we’ve seen how the Samsung Galaxy S23 Ultra, the phone of choice for our professional league, packs a punch and delivers immersive, lightning-fast, smooth gaming experiences. We’re excited to see how our professional esports athletes      use the Galaxy S23 to unleash their ultimate gaming potential at the Playoffs.”     

The Samsung Galaxy S23 Ultra is the ultimate gaming mobile phone. It boasts the most powerful and efficient chip on a Samsung Galaxy smartphone, the Snapdragon 8 Gen 2 Mobile Platform for Galaxy. A newly designed CPU micro-architecture boosts the processing abilities of the Galaxy S23 series by about 30 per cent compared to the Galaxy S22 series which means everything from gaming to streaming is optimized and seamless. The intelligent and powerful 5000mAh battery helps conserve power without affecting performance. 

The S23 Ultra’s Dynamic AMOLED 2X display delivers clear, colorful details onscreen, whether in low-light or bright conditions. The display’s 120Hz technology intelligently optimizes the refresh rate to smooth out the action and save on battery life.

On-ground audiences at the Playoffs can experience the Samsung Galaxy S23 phones at the Samsung Galaxy Booth and participate in other fun activities to win gaming merchandise, Samsung Galaxy S23 Ultra phones, and in-game rewards. Entrance to the event is free; while fans can pre-register for the offline Playoffs via this link: can also visit the Samsung booth to experience the best of gaming on the Samsung S23 Ultra devices.