- Developers of popular game app Mobile Legends monitored the safety of its Filipino players following the Taal Volc
ano er uption in Batangas
- Game developer Moonton sent a mail to Filipino players; which contains some in-game items and a list of safety reminders
- Players can only receive the gifts after clicking the “confirm” button
“Is everyone good after the Taal Volcano
eruption?” the developers of popular game app Mobile Legends asked players following the Taal Volc ano eruption in Batangas.
Through an in-game mail, Moonton sent some gifts and a list of safety reminders to Filipino players; asking the latter to acknowledge the receipt of the items by clicking the “confirm” button.
In this way, the message read, the game developers can see if players remain safe after the eru
“We’re sorry to hear the
eruption of the Taal Volcano is affecting a lot of you. We’re praying for your safety and if you’re (safe), please claim the gifts so we shall know,” Moontoon stated.
It also reminded Filipino players to listen to local radio stations for civil defense advice; stay indoors and shun areas with volc
anic ashfall; clean the roof–if it is safe to go outside–to prevent it from col lapsing because of heavy ash deposits; avoid driving in heavy ashfall; keep animals indoors if possible; use a mask or a damp cloth and eye protection when cleaning up, among others.
The Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (Phivolcs) earlier raised the
alert status of Taal from Alert Level 3 (magmatic unrest) to Alert Level 4 (h azardous er uption imminent). Taal has eru pted more than 30 times in the past five centuries. The most recent of which took place in 1977. As of posting, the Phivolcs has yet to give updates on its al ert status.