M5 Wild Card Stage: Schedule, Teams, Format, Where to Watch
The M5 Wild Card stage serves as a pivotal qualifier for the main event, boasting a lineup of eight formidable teams hailing from non-MPL regions. Over the course of four exhilarating days, the tournament will showcase intense matches, with the top two teams earning an exclusive opportunity to join the prestigious M5 World Championship, which stands as the pinnacle of this year's Mobile Legends: Bang Bang (MLBB) esports. Among the diverse array of teams featured in the M5 Wild Card stage, notable regions such as Mongolia, Nepal, and China will be making their debut in the M-series, promising to add an exciting dimension to the competition.
Here is all you need to know about the M5 Wild Card Qualifier Stage such as match schedules, team rosters, format, and where to watch.
A Guide to the M5 Wild Card Tournament
The M5 Wild Card qualifiers is an event where more teams are given a chance to participate in the main event. For this year’s event, a total of eight teams shall compete for the two highly coveted slots of the M5 World Championship.
Eight teams will be distributed into two groups through a random assignment. These groups will engage in a round-robin format. Following this phase, the top two teams from each group will secure their spots in the M5 Wild Card crossover matches, while the remaining four will face elimination.
Group Stage Team Team Distributions
Imperio (IMPE) - LIGA Latin America (LATAM) 2023
Team SMG - MPL Malaysia (MY) Season 12
Umbrella Squad (US) - MLBB Continental Championships (MCC) Season 2
4Merical Esports (4M) - MLBB Champion Battles (MCB) Fall 2023
Niightmare Esports (NM) - M Challenge Cup Mekon Season 2
Team Lilgun (LG) - ESN National Championship 2023
Team Falcons (FLCN) - MPL Middle East and North Africa (MENA) Fall 2023
KeepBestGaming (KBG) - M5 China Qualifier
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The Wild Card stage is set for 23rd - 25th November 2023. The next phase titled Crossover Match will be held on 26th November.
Day 1 (23rd November)
Day 2 (24th November)
Day 3 (24th November)
Where to watch the M5 Wild Card stage
Fans can tune in to the action through the official streaming platforms of Mobile Legends Esports;
Fans can also attend the M5 Wild Card event at the Jio Space, Malaysia, for free. A pre-registration for attendees will open on 4th November.