Moonton has been successfully running the Mobile Legends: Bang Bang Professional League (MPL) in multiple countries across Southeast Asia, and has decided to step it up a notch.

Moonton announced that Brazil will now have its own Mobile Legends: Bang Bang Professional League (MPL Brazil), the first outside the Southeast Asian region.

Moonton’s official announcement of MPL Brazil

The surprise announcement was made on Saturday after the official account of MPL Brazil popped up on the league’s recently-made Facebook page.

Mobile Legends: Bang Bang Professional League Brazil (MPL Brazil) announcement poster
Credit: Moonton

They have also released a video showcasing some of the best destinations in Brazil along with in-game highlights of some of the best teams in the country.

Why Brazil?

Despite having a smaller player base compared to bigger regions such as Philippines and Indonesia, Brazil boasts a sizeable MLBB community.

It has notable teams such as GeO Esports, who participated in the M1 World Championship last 2019, and DreamMax E-Sports, who was last seen at the M2 World Championship.

Brazil also hosted a the Mobile Legends: Bang Bang Brazil National Championship after the M2 World Championship, which had a prize pool of US$15,000.

One of its streams had 79,000 total views, making it one of the most-watched MLBB tournaments in the LATAM region.

Check out MPL Brazil’s Facebook page for more details.

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