After the conclusion of last year’s M5 World Championship, the top Mobile Legends: Bang Bang teams from around the globe have gathered once again for the Games of the Future 2024 MLBB tournament.

This highly anticipated event showcases renowned MPL teams, including ONIC Esports, Blacklist International, RRQ, and the reigning world champions, AP Bren.

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In addition to the formidable MPL contenders, the tournament features non-MPL teams such as China’s KeepBest Gaming and the EECA powerhouse Deus Vult.

Complete list of Games of the Future 2024 MLBB teams

Games of the Future 2024 MLBB logo
Credit: Games of the Future
AP BrenPhilippinesDirect invite
Blacklist InternationalPhilippinesDirect invite
ONIC EsportsIndonesiaDirect invite
RRQIndonesiaDirect invite
KeepBest GamingChinaDirect invite
Royal Cybersports ClubRussiaPhygital Games 3 Qualifier
Team LilgunMongoliaPhygital Games 9 Qualifier
Deus VultRussiaPhygital Games 10 Qualifier
Team FlashSingaporeDirect Invite
Blacklist InternationalPhilippinesDirect Invite
HomeBoisMalaysiaDirect Invite
Twisted MindsSaudi ArabiaDirect Invite
Burmese GhoulsMyanmarDirect Invite
Niightmare EsportsLaosDirect Invite
Fire Flux EsportsTurkeyDirect Invite
S2G EsportsTurkeyDirect Invite
BURN X FlashCambodiaDirect Invite

In the group stage, 16 teams are split into four groups, competing in a best-of-three, modified GSL format.

The top team from each group advances directly to the second playoff round, while the second and third teams face off in the first round. The bottom team in each group is eliminated.

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In the playoffs, all matches follow a best-of-three, single-elimination format except for the grand final, which is a best-of-five.

The tournament boasts a substantial US$1,000,000 prize pool, with the champion winning US$350,000.

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The event takes place in Kazan, Russia. The group stage starts on February 26 and lasts for two days. Following a one-day break, the playoffs unfold from February 28 to March 2.

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