The Mobile Legends Southeast Asia Cup, abbreviated as MSC 2022, for the first time, will be held in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. For a total prize pool of $300,000, twelve teams will battle for the title of Southeast Asia’s finest squad. Die-hard fans of MLBB will be eager to know which Esports team will come out on top in this tournament.
Mobile Legends Southeast Asia Cup MSC 2022: Participating countries
This year’s tournament will take place from June 11 to June 19, 2022, and will feature Myanmar as one of the competing countries. Fans may expect more details about the group stage structure to be revealed at the group draw on May 29, 2022. The following is a complete list of the twelve Southeast Asian countries that are competing and qualifying:
|Indonesia||S9 Champions, S9 Runner-up|
|Philippines||S9 Champions, S9 Runner-up|
|Malaysia*||S9 Champions, S9 Runner-up|
|Singapore||S3 Champions, S3 Runner-up|
|Cambodia||Spring Split 2022 Champions, Spring Split 2022 Runner-up|
|Myanmar||Champions (through qualifying tournament)|
|Laos, Vietnam, Thailand||Champions (through a qualifying tournament featuring all three countries)|
MSC 2022: Schedule and Format
The tournament will be divided into two phases – the Group Stage and Playoffs. Group Stage takes place on 11-12 June. Three (3) points will be given to the team for winning the best-of-two (BO2) series. Meanwhile, one (1) point will be given to each team should they encounter a tiebreaker.
If the top two teams from each group cannot be determined from the points system, no tiebreaker match will be held. It will be settled with each team’s head-to-head record including the time of the match, kill counts, and golds acquired. The top 2 teams from the groups will fight to qualify for the Playoffs scheduled on 14-19 June. Qualifying teams will once again be drawn randomly and will undergo a double elimination process.
MSC 2022 – Participating Teams
Here are all the teams participating in MSC 2022:
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- Impunity KH
- RSG SG
- Evos SG
- Orange Esports
- Onic Esports
- RRQ Hoshi
- RSG PH
- Omega Esports
- Falcon Esports
Watch MSC 2022 live or online and win exciting rewards
The Malaysia International Trade and Exposition Centre (MITEC), the country’s largest exhibition venue, will host the Mobile Legends: Bang Bang Southeast Asia Cup 2022. Kompleks MITEC is located at No. 8, Jalan Dutamas 2, Kuala Lumpur. Fans may purchase Gold or Silver tickets for each match via the ticketing portal Ticket2u if they want to watch the competitions live. On the 11th of June, fans may also purchase tickets on the spot.
Gold tickets are sold from MYR 35 – 40, where fans can redeem one (1) in-game chest containing a guaranteed skin such as Cherry Witch Kagura, Evolved Predator Helcurt, and Amethyst Dance Guinevere, among others. They can also acquire (1) in-game chest with a chance to get rare skins; Night Shade Ling, Dragon Armor Masha, and Draconic Flame Valir. On-site, they are granted priority access to the event hall and meet and greet with the teams.
Meanwhile, Silver tickets are sold from MYR 25 – 30, where fans redeem 2 in-game chests that have a chance to drop a rare skin. Ticket prices vary based on the length of each match, from the best of three (BO3) to seven (BO7) series.
Photo booths and watch parties in the fan zone are among the other fascinating on-ground activities. Fans may cheer for their favorite teams, and those who watch the games online can earn prizes by participating in activities such as the MSC Pass, MSC Tournament Quiz, and MSC Championship Quiz, among others.
The Mobile Legends Southeast Asia Cup 2022 has been held offline in Jakarta (Indonesia) and Manila (Philippines), since 2017. The tournament aims to bring together the best of MLBB’s Southeast Asian teams to compete, in an offline setting in Kuala Lumpur. According to Esports Charts, the regional competition had a peak concurrent viewership of 2,284,012 in 2021, with a total of 32,711,776 hours viewed.
This time Moonton Games has announced a collaboration with Malaysia’s Ministry of Youth and Sports and Esports Integrated (ESI) through a press conference held at ESI Hub for MSC 2022. The competition will be hosted for the first time in Malaysia and will help to generate a robust and inclusive esports ecosystem, as part of the Ministry of Youth and Sports (KBS) Strategic Plan for Esports Development 2020–2025.