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ONE Esports ‘Mobile Legends: Bang Bang’ Invitational online qualifiers starts this May
There’s no doubt that “Mobile Legends: Bang Bang” is one of the most popular multiplayer online battle arena (MOBA) mobile games out there. In fact, “MLBB” is now one of the go-to titles for professional gamers in the billion-dollar esports industry.
ONE Esports, one of Asia’s leading sport and media giants, just announced the ONE Esports “Mobile Legends: Bang Bang” Invitational which is scheduled from May 2 to July 5, according to IGN Southeast Asia. The event will be participated by the world’s best “MLBB” players and teams who will be competing for various prizes totaling US$150,000.
There will be online qualifiers that will be held from May 2 until May 17. Meanwhile, the Main Event will be held in Jakarta from July 1 to July 5.
May 2-3: Indonesia & Singapore
May 9-10: Philippines & Malaysia
May 16-17: Thailand and Laos (Combined) & Myanmar
July 1-5: ONE Esports Mobile Legends: Bang Bang Invitational
“We will not only be providing an opportunity to compete but also put on a world-class competition,” One Esports CEO Carlos Alimurung said in a press release, The Jakarta Post reported. The ONE Esports “Mobile Legends: Bang Bang” Invitational is the first of two competitions promoted by both One Esports and MLBB developer Shanghai Moonton Technology.
“MLBB” is a multiplayer online battle arena (MOBA) mobile game developed and published by Moonton. It was launched in 2016 for both Android and iOS and quickly gained popularity among mobile gamers. The game has around 80 million monthly active users and was installed more than 500 million times.
“MLBB” is played in 139 countries across different regions such as North America, the Middle East, Southeast Asia, and South Asia. The game is available in 25 languages and more than 1200 servers were put up to handle its millions of users.
It is played in 139 countries and regions in Southeast Asia, Europe, North America, the Middle East and South Asia in 25 languages, and operates on more than 1,200 servers to ensure that the game runs smoothly. The game also earned the distinction of being among the games chosen for the esports competition at the 2019 Southeast Asian Games held in the Philippines.