MSC rebrands as Mid-Season Cup, further promoting MLBB’s diversity

As the 2024 roadmap of Mobile Legends: Bang Bang Esports has been revealed, the rebranding of MSC to the Mid Season Cup has been announced as well. The rebranding was first announced in the 2024 esports roadmap video and it was in line with MOONTON Games' Esports for Everyone vision. It promotes diversity and inclusivity for all global esports players as well as give them a chance to compete in one of the most-watched esports tournaments worldwide.

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The Mid Season Cup will take place outside Southeast Asia for the first time, with more regions participating in the upcoming tournament, including China. A larger prize pool will be part of this as well. For those who didn’t know, in last year's MSC event, MOONTON invited non-SEA based teams for the first time ever.

Fans and players alike can expect an action-packed year as Moonton is set to showcase more third-party tournaments and events that will bring more inclusion and diversity in the MLBB events. This year, there’ll be over 2000+ Mobile Legends: Bang Bang matches that will take place, covering 55 countries and regions.

It will be hosted by MLBB Esports teams, professional, semi-professional, and community tournament organizers. The events included this year are the Snapdragon Pro Series organised by EFG, MSC 2024, the MLBB Women’s Invitational, the M6 World Championship, IESF, and more.

The regions that will take part in this year’s MLBB events are Indonesia, the Philippines, Malaysia, Singapore, Cambodia, Myanmar, the Middle East and North Africa, East Europe and Central Asia, Türkiye, Mongolia, the Mekong Region (Laos, Thailand. Vietnam and Brunei), North America, Latin America, and China.

For the M6 World Championship, it will feature the Wild Card Format again, along with the Group and Knockout Stage. It will take place in Malaysia, where the first M-Series was held. The event is set from November to December. It will feature over 20+ teams from over 20 participating countries and regions, with over 50+ matches to be anticipated.

On the other hand, the Mobile Legends: Bang Bang Professional Leagues and semi-professional tournaments will be held between February and mid-June, followed by August and October. They will serve as qualifying tournaments for officially sanctioned competitions.