About Us

Established in 2014, MOONTON is a global video game company dedicated to gaming development, publication and esports. With more than 1600 employees worldwide, the company operates offices in Indonesia, Malaysia, Singapore, Hong Kong and mainland China. 


We have 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. 


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Our Journey
2022
  • In January 2022, the first Mobile Legends: Bang Bang World Women's Invitational was kicked off with a PCU of 392,000, making it one of the most watched women's esports events of all time.

  • In May 2022, the curtain descends on the SEA Games 31, with MLBB ratings ranking 1st of all esports titles.


2021
  • In 2021, Mobile Legends: Adventure entered Japan and South Korea, both topping the Apple and Google free game charts.

  • In January 2021, the second Mobile Legends: Bang Bang Global Championship (M2) was successfully held in Singapore, with a peak audience of 3.08 million and a cumulative total of over 130 million viewers, making it one of the most influential esports event in the world.

  • In March 2021, Mobile Legends: Bang Bang was once again selected as a medal event for SEA.

  • In March 2021, Moonton and ByteDance reached a strategic acquisition agreement, after which Yuan Jing stayed on as CEO while Moonton maintained independent operations.

  • In July 2021, MPL was launched in Brazil and Cambodia.

  • In August 2021, the total registered accounts of Mobile Legends: Bang Bang exceeded 1 billion.

  • In August 2021, Legends of Dawn - The Sacred Stone, the first animation series of Mobile Legends: Bang Bang was aired on WeTV (online platform), NET TV (Indonesia), ABS CBN (Philippines), Media Prima (Malaysia) and many other platforms around the world, with a cumulative total of 360 million views in its first run.

  • In October 2021, the Philippines branch was established.

  • In October 2021, M2 was named the Best Esport Event of the Year at Gamescom Asia 2021 in Singapore.

  • In October 2021, the peak concurrent users (PCU) for MPL Season 8 in Indonesia reached 2.4 million, breaking the MPL viewing record and winning the 3rd place in the PCU rankings of the global professional esports event.

  • In November 2021, Mobile Legends: Bang Bang LIGA LATAM was successfully held, featuring eight teams from Brazil, Peru, Argentina, Chile and Bolivia.

  • In December 2021, M3 was successfully held in Singapore. The tournament’s total viewing time exceeded 60 million hours, a 49% increase over M2, with a peak PCU of 3.19 million. This new record made Mobile Legends: Bang Bang the 3rd highest-rated mobile esports event in the world.

  • In 2021, Mobile Legends: Bang Bang ranked 1st in the global mobile esports viewing time chart with 386 million viewing hours, meaning that Mobile Legends: Bang Bang had become one of the most popular gaming events in the world.


2020
  • In October 2020, Mobile Legends: Bang Bang attained over 1 billion cumulative downloads, with peak monthly active users exceeding 100 million.


2019
  • In February 2019, MPL was launched in Myanmar.

  • In August 2019, Mobile Legends: Adventure was launched worldwide (Japan, Korea and China's mainland excluded)and was listed in Google Play 2019 Best of the Year - Best Casual Games.

  • In November 2019, the first Mobile Legends: Bang Bang Global Championship (M1) was successfully held in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, featuring 16 competing teams from 14 countries, a cumulative total of over 40 million viewers and nearly 10 million hours of total viewing time.

  • In December 2019, Mobile Legends: Bang Bang officially became a medal sport of Southeast Asian Games.


2018
  • In March 2018, MPL was launched in the Philippines.

  • In April 2018, the total registered accounts of Mobile Legends: Bang Bang exceeded 200 million.

  • In May 2018, Singapore branch was established.

  • In October 2018, Indonesia branch was established.


2017
  • In May 2017, Moonton held the first Mobile Legends: Bang Bang offline esports tournament in Indonesia.

  • In September 2017, Moonton held the first MSC (MLBB Southeast Asia Cup).

  • In November 2017, Moonton launched MPL, a professional esports league based on the game Mobile Legends: Bang Bang, in Indonesia, Malaysia and Singapore.


2016
  • In November 2016, Mobile Legends: Bang Bang was launched worldwide and was listed in Google Play 2016 Best of the Year - Best Competitive Games.


2015
  • In April 2015, Magic Rush: Heroes was launched worldwide (China's mainland excluded) and was listed in Google Play 2015 Best of the Year - Best Strategy Games.

  • In December 2015, Magic Wars went live globally.


2014
  • In July 2014, MOONTON was born. 


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Honors & Awards
NimoTV Gala 2021 Awards
MOONTON 丨 NimoTV, Strategic Partner 2021
Kotak Game Awards
Best indonesia esports mobile game 2017
Youtube Partner Day 2022
MPL ID 丨 Most Watched Live Event - Gaming Category
Indonesia Gaming Award
MLBB丨The Most Favorite Game of The Year 2019
Indonesia Gaming Award
MPL ID 丨 The Most Favorite Tournament of The Year 2019
Indonesian Esports Awards 2020
MPL ID 丨 Most Favorite Esports Tournamen by Game Publisher
SensorTower
MLBB 丨 Best MOBA overseas game
Dunia Games Awards
MOONTON 丨 Game Publisher of the year 2021
Youtube
MPL PH 丨 Gold Creator Award Play Button
GGWP Reader Awards
MPL ID 丨 Esports organization of the year
Dunia Games Awards
MPL ID 丨 Publisher Tournament of the year 2021
Dunia Games Awards
MLBB 丨 Game of the Year 2021
Indonesian Esports Awards 2021
MLBB 丨 The Most Favorite Esports Tournamen by Game Publisher
GamingonPhone Game Awards 2021
MLBB 丨 Best Mobile Esports Game Of The Year
Kotak Game Award 2021
MPL ID 丨 Best Turnamen Esports Nasional di Indonesia
Kotak Game Award 2021
MLBB 丨 Best Esport Mobile Game in Indonesia
Kotak Game Award 2021
MLBB 丨 Mobile Game of the Year in Indonesia
Telekomsi Awards
MPL ID 丨 Favourite Event Esports Publisher
Social Responsibility
  • MLBB players from Dhaka University in Bangladesh are enthusiastic about public welfare activities
    MLBB players from Dhaka University in Bangladesh are enthusiastic about public welfare activities

    On May 22, 2022, Dhaka University in Bangladesh held a small gathering of about 40 people. The organizers were college students from Dhaka University. They were enthusiastic about public welfare activities and donated MOONTON cultural shirts to donate food to local children and the poor.

  • WWF-Philippines teams up with MPL-Philippines to achieve Victory for Nature
    WWF-Philippines teams up with MPL-Philippines to achieve Victory for Nature

    From January to June 2021, the World Wide Fund for Nature (WWF) Philippines and MPL-PH cooperated for the first time to promote MPL-PH S7 through advocacy. In addition to the team name, 10 teams also used some threatened wild Animal species named to raise awareness for wildlife conservation, reverse accelerating environmental degradation in the Philippines.

  • 2019 MLBB Singapore Christmas Charity Showmatch
    2019 MLBB Singapore Christmas Charity Showmatch

    In December 2019, MLBB launched the first MLBB official e-sports charity event in Singapore. This charity event took the e-sports entertainment event as an opportunity and invited more than 10 top KOLs in Singapore, including Jianhao Tan and Skywee. The donation organization is Club Rainbow, a well-known local charity in Singapore; the organization aims to help children with heart disease or their families, so as to help them solve the problems they encounter in the treatment of diseases or in daily life. 

  • MPL Philippines joins forces with ChildHope to empower youth
    MPL Philippines joins forces with ChildHope to empower youth
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