The most hyped MLBB event of the year, the M4 World Championship, is finally starting on January 1st. This year’s world championship is going to be held in Jakarta, Indonesia. The tournament will feature the top 16 teams from around the globe, fighting out for the title of the ultimate champions of Mobile Legends. The tournament will also feature a massive prize pool of $800,000 USD. Blacklist International will be coming into this tournament as the defending champion and one of the hot favorites. With the grandest stage starting soon, everyone around the world will surely have their eyes on all the teams. But there are always some favorite teams who will have all the eyes on them coming into the MLBB M4 World Championship.
Top 5 teams to look out at MLBB M4 World Championship
1. Blacklist International
- Edward Jay “EDWARD” Dapadap
- Danerie James “Wise” Del Rosario
- Salic “Hadji” Imam
- Kiel “OHEB” Soriano
- Johnmar “OHMYV33NUS” Villaluna
- Dexter “DEX STAR” Alaba
- Mark Jayson “ESON” Gerardo
Blacklist International is coming back with its flagship roster, which clinched the world champion title in M3 World Championship. The team was seen a bit off form in the previous MPL season. However, they have picked up the pace coming into this tournament. Blacklist International will have the most eyes on them as the defenders of the title.
2. RRQ Hoshi
- Rivaldi “R7” Fatah
- Albert Nielsen “Alberttt” Iskandar
- Deden “Clayyy” Muhammad Nurhasan
- Schevenko “Skylar” David Tendean
- Calvin “VYN“
- Muhammad “Lemon” Ikhsan
- Andre Raymond “Banana” Son
Fans witnessed a disappointing run from RRQ Hoshi in the previous edition of the world championship. The favorites will be coming into this tournament with just one change in the roster from the previous year. RRQ Hoshi has constantly maintained good positions in the MPL seasons recently, making them one of the top teams to watch out for in the M4 World Championship.
3. ONIC Esports
- Muhammad “Butss” Satrya Sanubari
- Kairi “Kairi” Rayodelsol
- Gilang “SANZ“
- Calvin “CW” Winata
- Nicky “Kiboy” Fernando Pontonuwu
- Thomas “SamoHT” Obadja
With one change in the roster, the runner-up of the M3 World Championship is a hot favorite in this edition as well. The team showed extraordinary performance in the last edition of the world championship and also kept up to their name in the recent MPL seasons. The team brought Kairi to the roster, who previously played for ONIC Philippines. With the addition of Kairi to the roster, fans can hope for another outstanding championship run from ONIC Esports.
4. RSG Singapore
- Yeo “Diablo” Wee Lun
- Brayden “BRAYY” Teo
- Amos ng “505” Jin Rui
- Jovan “Babycakes” Ong Jin Heng
- Bellamy “Lolsie” Yeov
- Royven “Roy” Tan
RSG Singapore has made two changes in their core roster that played in the M3 World Championship. However, RSG Singapore’s luck didn’t favor last year; the fans can hope for a solid show of strength from the team this year. The team has won back-to-back MPL titles within their regions and is in great form coming into this tournament.
5. RRQ Akira
- Arthur “Tekashi” Nascimento
- Lucas Felipe “Kiing” Godoy
- Matheus “Seigen” Vieira Lima
- Gustavo “Gustalagusta” da Costa Lima
- Luiz Henrique “Luiizz” Alves
- Gabriel “Blink” Favoreto
RRQ Akira is the back-to-back champion of MPL Brazil. The team is going to have all eyes on them coming to this tournament as the most consistent underdog team. The team was completely undefeated in the last MPL season. M4 World Championship is going to be the first world championship event for the roster together under RRQ Akira. With their performances in the MPL seasons, the fans can certainly hope for this team to outperform the big guns in this competition.
Do you think these top 5 teams have what it takes to win the MLBB M4 World Championship? Which team will you be supporting? Let us know in the comments below!