MOONTON’s popular MOBA, Mobile Legends, has announced its kick-off events for this year. Collaborating with the Esports World Cup, the title will feature two events on the grand stage. With the announcement of both the Mobile Legends Mid Season Cup (MSC) and the MLBB Women’s Invitational (MWI), the 2024 esports year is going to watch a massive hike.
The events will be held outside Southeast Asia for the very first time in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia.
Mobile Legends Mid Season Cup (MSC) 2024: Schedule and Format
As of now, the event is scheduled to kick off in July. The exact date and format are not revealed yet. Keep following the article for the details of when it will be published.
As the regional events are yet to kick off, the teams are not selected yet. However, the MSC 2024 will feature 16 teams where 15 will be from direct qualifiers and the top teams from the regional events. Following the M5 World Championship, this event will also feature the Wildcard stage where 8 teams will fight for a place in the main stage.
A massive amount of USD 3,000,000 will be shared among the teams and they’ll be awarded according to their placements after the completion. This is the largest-ever prize pool in MLBB competitive history. Besides, MWI 2024 will feature one of the biggest prize pools for women’s esports. A total of USD 500,000 will be given to the teams. However, the allocation of prize money is not revealed yet.
With this new event, the MLBB Southeast Asia Cup is replaced. Mobile Legends Mid Season Cup (MSC) 2024 is the second highest tier event for the title’s esports events. The M6 World Championship is the highest tournament for professional MLBB teams. This year’s event will be held in Malaysia. The inclusion of the title in the Esports World Cup will globally affect mobile esports as Saudi is planning to build a proper esports city and plans to take esports to a whole new level.