Mobile Legends: Bang bang, a 5on5 Multiplayer online battle arena (MOBA) mobile game with over 10 million users from Android and iOS, has launched a survey to choose its newest hero – a Filipino hero. This is in recognition for Filipino gamers’ support for the mobile app, according to the developer.
“Bilang isang malaking pasasalamat sa lahat ng ating manlalarong Pinoy na nagbuhos ng kanilang pagmamahal, pagunawa at suporta, ang Mobile Legends Team ay kasalukuyang naghahanda ng isang malaking surpresa para sa inyo: ISANG BAYANING PINOY,” said in the official page of the game for Philippines.
“Kung ikaw ay mamimili mula sa mga magigiting na bayaning Pilipino na ito bilang isang Bayani ng MLBB, SINO sa kanila ang iyong mapupusuan?” stated in the survey page.
Among the choices in the survey are: Andres Bonifacio, Emilio Aguinaldo, Emilio Jacinto, Gabriela Silang, General Luna, Gregorio del Pilar, Jose Rizal, Lapu Lapu, Marcelo H del Pilar, and Sultan Kudarat. Filipino gamers can also suggest a Filipino historical figure who was not listed.
In a MOBA game, the objective is to destroy the opposing team’s main structure with help from spawned computer-controlled units. Player characters, known as heroes, have various abilities and advantages that improve over the course of a game and that contribute to a team’s overall strategy.