The Road to The Nationals is a multi-game title grassroots event to be held in different locations across the nation. This will begin in August 2018, where regional qualifiers will happen all over the Philippines, and it will culminate in the Grand Finals to be held at ESGS 2018 at the SMX Convention Center on October 26-28, 2018.
Games featured in The Road to The Nationals include DOTA 2 and NBA 2K19. The Mobile Legends MPL Season 2 is also integrated with the Road to The Nationals.
Winners of the Road to The Nationals will get a chance to be picked up and hired by the founding teams of The Nationals, which will begin in 2019.