JAKARTA, 9 January – The popularity of mobile esports has been exponential in Southeast Asia in the past years, constantly breaking viewership records especially for Mobile Legends: Bang Bang tournaments around the world. With this, international gaming developer and publisher MOONTON Games has developed an emerging esports ecosystem that has produced a plethora of opportunities outside broadcast for brands and businesses to explore.
MANILA, 23 October – In the grand finale between Blacklist International and ECHO PH, Blacklist International won with 4-2 and edged out the competition to be the MPL-PH S10 Champions! They will take home the lion's share of USD 150,000, and a ticket to the M4 World Championships happening in Jakarta between 1 - 16 January. They will once again clash with ECHO in the legendary championship, that garnered a peak-concurrent viewership of 3.1m viewers in the last iteration according to analytics partner Esports Charts.
Las Vegas, 1 November – The first offline Mobile Legends: Bang Bang North America Challenger Cup has concluded with a sweet surprise for The Valley! Held on the eve of Halloween, the grand finals of NACT saw an epic clash between The Valley veterans and The Simpsons, with The Valley taking home a cash prize of USD 10,500 and a ticket to the M4 World Championships happening in Jakarta from 1 - 16 January. There were no tricks from both teams - but exceptional sportsmanship and hero control were demonstrated by The Valley, who were favourites to win the competition.
São Paulo, 23 October – The grand conclusion of MPL Brasil saw RRQ Akira taking home the coveted championship title and lion's share of USD 30,000! They will proceed to the M4 World Championships which will take place in Jakarta. The finale saw a peak-concurrent viewership of over 20,000, according to Esports Charts. This marks a new record for the local tournament held in Sao Paulo, which was established last year.
JAKARTA, 24 October – ONIC Esports won the Mobile Legends: Bang Bang Professional League (MPL) Indonesia Season 10 dethroning the defending champions RRQ Hoshi. The Grand Finals were held in JIExpo Convention Centre and Theatre. The team will be taking home the lion’s share of the $300,000 prize pool.