Moonton has announced that it’s unveiling a ton of updates and expansion plans for it’s Mobile Legends: Bang Bang last July 18, 2019 at the Connexion Conference & Event Centre, Nexus, Kuala Lumpur. The global conference brought together attendees from China, Singapore, Malaysia, Indonesia, Philippines, Cambodia, Laos, Brunei, and others.
Our global team is constantly adapting to market changes, and improving according to the latest advances in technology so we can provide our players with more engaging and localised gaming experiences, and our partners more fruitful and meaningful collaborative work and results.
Announced Moonton CEO and co-founder Justin Yuan during his opening speech.
Here’s a short rundown of the major announcements during the event:
Mobile Legends: Bang Bang World Championship
The world championship will be on November 11 – 17, 2019 and the finals will be at the Axiata Arena, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia Titled as M1 will have 16 teams all over 14 countries fight for the opportunity to be called the first ever Mobile Legends: Bang Bang World Champion and win a prize pool of over 250,000 usd and will be live-streamed online.
Esports in Malaysia has tremendous potential to be a million-dollar industry that significantly boosts the country’s socioeconomic development, and we are grateful to Moonton for helping to place us on the world map by selecting Malaysia as the site of its inaugural Mobile Legends: Bang Bang World Championship. This is a remarkable milestone that will definitely enhance Malaysia’s position as an esports powerhouse that attracts the most talented gamers from across the world.
Minister of Youth and Sports Malaysia Syed Saddiq bin Syed Abdul Rahman spoke in regards to the announcement.
Mobile Legends: Bang Bang is one of the most played and famous games in Malaysia, this game has significantly increased the number of professional esports teams in the country.
Dato Ananth S.Nathan, president of Esports Malaysia also expressed his gratitude to Moonton‘s contributions to esports in Malaysia.
Mobile Legends: Bang Bang 2.0
The game’s update revealed during Moonton Epicon 2019 will have an engine upgrade and better user experience with fast loading and game start-up. Moonton also promises the upgrade will have high definition character modeling a sleek game interface, upgraded map design, increased FPS, reduced AFK and lag, and of course a new squad of heroes.
Mobile Legends: Bang Bang Spin-off Title
While I reported this a few weeks ago, Moonton Epicon 2019 also brought in the announcement of Mobile Legends‘ spin-off title, Mobile Legends: Adventure. An idle RPG strategy card game. This title will be available this coming August 1, 2019. The game was designed to be optimized for minimal internet date usage, and low phone storage use, Mobile Legends: Adventure is promised as designed for quick and casual play.
Players are tasked to command up to five heroes at a time in positional battles and must organize their units for strategic plays against their opponents.
Mobile Legends: Bang Bang Partnerships and Other Media Content
Epicon 2019 also brought in announcements for Mobile Legends‘ partnership with Non-endemic brands and spin-off content circling around the world of Mobile Legends are on their way. In fact Epicon 2019 announced that more ML content will be made available through music, literature, comics, animation, TV shows, movies, merchandising, and other avenues to further enrich the world of Mobile Legends.
Also, Moonton announced future IP collaborations with brands such as Domino’s Pizza, Grab, Choki-Choki, Pepsi Cola, KFC, and more.
This partnership with Mobile Legends has undoubtedly strengthened the greater development of the gaming and esports community in Malaysia.
Shared Domino’s Pizza Malaysia and Singapore spokesperson Leong Huey Ying in regards to their United We Win collaboration, which saw the brand host their first live gaming session in-store while their audience enjoyed delicious pizza and sides.