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The Mobile Legends: Bang Bang Southeast Asia Cup to be hosted offline in Malaysia

KUALA LUMPUR, 16 April – The Mobile Legends: Bang Bang Southeast Asia Cup (MSC) will be held in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, for the very first time. Twelve teams will compete for Southeast Asia's supreme squad's title for a combined prize pool of USD 300,000.*

Held between 11 - 19 June 2022, this year's tournament marks its return to an offline LAN competition, and Myanmar as one of the competing countries. Fans can look forward to the group draw held on May 29, 2022, where further details of the group stage format will be shared. The full list of the twelve participating and qualifying Southeast Asian countries is as follows:

Country

Qualifying Representatives

Indonesia

S9 Champion
S9 Runner-up

Philippines

S9 Champion
S9 Runner-up

Malaysia*

S9 Champion
S9 Runner-up

Singapore

S3 Champion
S3 Runner-up

Cambodia

2022 Spring Split Champion
2022 Spring Split Champion Runner-up

Myanmar

Champion (through qualifying tournament)

Laos

Vietnam

Thailand

Champion (through a qualifying tournament featuring all three countries)**

 

Since 2017, the Mobile Legends: Bang Bang Southeast Asia Cup was previously hosted offline in Jakarta (Indonesia) and Manila (Philippines). The tournament seeks to bring out the best of MLBB's SEA teams to compete together at an offline venue in Kuala Lumpur. In 2021, the regional competition secured a peak-concurrent viewership of 2 284 012, along with a combined 32 711 776 hours watched, according to Esports Charts.

More details on live ticketing, location, and in-game campaigns will be announced at a later date.

About MOONTON 

Established in 2014, MOONTON is a global video game company dedicated to gaming development, publication and esports. With more than 900 employees worldwide, the company operates offices in Indonesia, Malaysia, Singapore, Hong Kong and mainland China. It has successfully launched a number of high-profile mobile games globally and has built long-term relationships with governments and esports organizations in more than 30 countries around the world. Mobile Legends: Bang Bang is its current star game and the leading mobile multiplayer online battle arena (MOBA) game worldwide. 

About Mobile Legends: Bang Bang 

Mobile Legends: Bang Bang is the most popular mobile Multiplayer Online Battle Arena (MOBA) game worldwide that brings communities together through teamwork and strategy. With over one billion installations and 100 million active monthly users, the award-winning game is among the top 10 most played in over 80 countries. With an extensive reach across the Asia Pacific region, the multiplayer is available in 139 countries with an expansive global esports presence. 

About Mobile Legends Esports 

Established in 2017, Mobile Legends: Bang Bang Esports serves as a platform for players to pursue their dreams of becoming esports athletes and illuminate opportunities within the international esports ecosystem. MLBB Esports has since expanded to multiple leagues, including the MPL series hosted in Southeast Asia.