After being canceled last year due to the global pandemic, the Mobile Legends: Bang Bang Southeast Asia Cup (MSC) returns, boasting a prize pool of $150,000 USD. Twelve teams from Indonesia, the Philippines, Singapore, Malaysia, Cambodia, Thailand, Laos, and Vietnam will compete on the big stage to determine who has the best MLBB team in the region. Due to the ongoing pandemic, the tournament will be held online to ensure the participant’s safety. The MSC 2021 will run from June 7 until 13, 2021. The group stage will be held from June 7 until 9, 2021. After a brief two-day break, the action continues with the playoffs from June 11 until 13, 2021. Here are more details regarding the MSC 2021.
One of the biggest Mobile Legends tournaments in Southeast Asia is making a comeback with a brand new online format in June 2021. The tournament features twelve teams from Indonesia, the Philippines, Singapore, Malaysia, Cambodia, Thailand, Laos, and Vietnam, competing for the lion’s share of the $150,000 prize pool.
The event will also include a few in-game activities, giveaways, mini-events, and special guests for the viewers to enjoy. This marks the first time that the regional championship will venture into an online tournament format, with the official websites brewing surprises for viewers.
The Mobile Legends: Bang Bang Southeast Asia Cup is an annual esports event featuring different teams from all over Southeast Asia. The tournament was first established in 2017 but was evidently canceled in 2020 due to the global pandemic. However, Moonton recently announced that the annual esports event is returning with a brand new online tournament format to ensure the participant’s safety.
Back in 2017, The IDNS team from Thailand claimed the champion title. Aether Main (which later rebranded to Bren Esports) from the Philippines claimed the champion title in 2018, while Onic Esports from Indonesia won the MSC 2019.
Other details regarding the upcoming MSC 2021, such as the format or the participating teams, are yet to be announced. Esports enthusiasts will have to keep their eyes peeled for more updates in the future.