A new challenger has set foot in the Land of Dawn.

China will be allocated a slot in the upcoming Mobile Legends: Bang Bang Professional League Invitational 2023 (MPLI 2023).

This marks the first time the country will participate in a Mobile Legends tournament, following the recent approval of the game’s licensing in the country earlier this year.

China to debut in MPLI 2023

ONE Esports MPL Invitational 2023 Official Key Visual

The Chinese team that will represent the region in the competition will be revealed later this month.

The latest announcement finalizes the roster of the eight competing regions in the upcoming tournament.

Alongside established MPL regions like the Philippines, Indonesia, Malaysia, Singapore, and Cambodia, this year will see the inclusion of emerging regions such as MENA and North America.

MPLI 2023 group stage bracket
Credit: ONE Esports

Scheduled from November 15 to 19, MPLI 2023 will take place at the GBK Basketball Hall in Jakarta, Indonesia offering a massive US$100,000 prize pool.

Tickets for the playoffs and grand final are available in two phases and can be purchased on Kiostix.

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