Mobile Legends is one of the most popular mobile MOBAs in the Southeast Asian region. This can also be proven through its lively sports scene with the Mobile Legends Southeast Asia Cup (MSC) and Mobile Legends Professional League (MPL).
Even so, there is still one big question that Moonton must answer as a developer. When will Mobile Legends expand its wings to a broader realm, the world?
After waiting for a long time, fans finally got the answer at the Moonton Epicon 2019 event. In the event, Moonton made a breakthrough by making its first world tournament this year.
This was conveyed by Logan Shaw as Director of Moonton Esports. The event that was given the title M1 2019 will compete for a prize of 250 thousand dollars or equivalent to Rp3.4 billion.
Malaysia was asked to host this tournament. Located in Axiata Arena, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, this event will be participated by 16 best teams from 14 countries, such as Indonesia, Philippines, Malaysia, Singapore, Myanmar, Vietnam, Thailand, Cambodia, Japan, United States, Brazil, Russia, and Turkey.
The group stage will take place on November 11-14, followed by the Playoffs from November 15-17. Russia is also said to be running its qualification round from July 22 to August 17.
In addition to the world championship, Moonton is also currently developing "Mobile Legends 2.0". This version will change the graphical appearance which will take better. Not only that, but they also increase speed by 60%. So, you only need 5 seconds to enter the game.
Display Hero is also included in the update. Later Hero will appear more optimally in terms of visuals. In-game maps will also display better lighting effects with added frames per second. However, there is no news yet that this update will be launched.