Mobile Legends: Bang Bang is undoubtedly one of the most popular mobile multiplayer online battle arena (MOBA) currently and it’s no surprise that a professional eSports league would eventually be made for it. Thanks to the developer, Moonton, and the Malaysian based eSports channel eGG Network, Malaysia and Singapore will finally be getting their own professional league for the game.
Called the Mobile Legends Professional League (MPL), it’ll have a total prize pool of US$100,000 with the grand prize winner taking back US$20,000. The league is scheduled to start this 24 November and will last throughout March 2018. At the end of the season, the final 8 teams will battle for the grand prize in a double elimination format at a 3-day live event in March 2018.
“After the Mobile Legends SEA Cup, we saw a demand for mobile eSports tournaments from the passionate Malaysian and Singaporean gamers. The MPL is our contribution to the growing eSports scene. We are confident eGG Network can provide an awesome Mobile Legends experience for fans on all platforms. This is the biggest Mobile Legends league, backed by Malaysia’s most successful eSports professional, Chuan, in support of our belief in mobile eSports,” according to Mandy Dai, Director of Marketing for Moonton.
It’s also great to see that Malaysia’s own local Satellite broadcast network, Astro, is taking an active role in promoting the league since it’s own eGG Network is one of the main parties in the league, with selected matches during qualifiers and regular season to be broadcast live with eGG casters and hosts.
“We are excited to partner Moonton to design the league with a 360° approach for maximum engagement with the fans, including a live finals event, broadcasting and hosting on eGG Network with our talents, and creating content around the tournament and its players to make this a story-driven league,” said Lee Choong Khay, VP of Sports Business, Astro.
So, you think you have what it takes to be a Mobile Legends: Bang Bang professional? Then you should head over HERE and register your team for the league. Registration opens on 14 November so go get your team ready and start practising! And if you think this isn’t a big thing, think again. Even DOTA2 legend CHUAN is involved with the MPL as one of its spokespersons. So register now!