Updated on June 18, 10:23 a.m. (GMT+8): Added Team Falcons, Twisted Minds, and NIP Flash to qualified teams.

The moment all Mobile Legends: Bang Bang fans have been waiting for is finally here: the Mobile Legends: Bang Bang Mid-Season Cup 2024 (MSC 2024), the biggest MLBB tournament of the year.

MSC 2024 is an exciting and groundbreaking event, as it boasts the largest prize pool in MLBB history, elevating the stakes for all competitors.

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Additionally, the tournament is hosted outside of Southeast Asia for the first time, with Riyadh, Saudi Arabia serving as the venue.

Here is everything you need to know about the tournament, including its schedule, format, teams, and where to watch.

What is MSC 2024?

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MSC 2024 is the official mid-season Mobile Legends: Bang Bang tournament hosted by Moonton Games.

As part of the Esports World Cup, it coincides with other major esports titles around the world, making it a significant event in the global esports calendar.

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This year’s tournament boasts a record-breaking prize pool of US$3,000,000, and features 16 of the strongest MLBB teams from around the globe.

Last year, ONIC Esports emerged victorious in MSC 2023, defeating the Filipino team Blacklist International in the grand final with a score of 4-2.

MSC 2024 format

The Wild Card stage is played in a best-of-one, single-round-robin format with eight qualified teams.

The top team from each group then advances to the second phase of the Wild Card. In this phase, the teams compete in a best-of-five (BO5) match.

The winner of this phase proceeds to the MSC 2024 Group Stage, while the remaining seven teams are eliminated.

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In the Group Stage, the top 16 teams, including the Wild Card winner, are divided into four groups. Each group plays a single round-robin format, best-of-two matches.

The top two teams from each group advance to the Knockout Stage, while the bottom two are eliminated.

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In the Knockout Stage, the top team from each group competes with the top two teams from the other groups in a best-of-five showdown. The grand final is a best-of-seven series.

MSC 2024 schedule

The Wild Card runs from June 28 to 30, 2024 followed by a two-day break. The Group Stage takes place from July 3 to 7, 2024.

The Knockout Stage is from July 10 to 13, 2024, with the grand final on July 14, 2024.

(to be updated)

MSC 2024 qualified teams

MSC 2024 group stage qualified teams

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Liquid ECHOMPL PH Season 13 champion
Falcons AP BrenMPL PH Season 13 runner-up
Fnatic ONICMPL ID Season 13 champion
EVOS GloryMPL ID Season 13 runner-up
Team FalconsMPL MENA Season 5 champion
Twisted MindsMPL MENA Season 5 best KSA team
Selangor Red GiantsMPL MY Season 13 champion
NIP FlashMPL SG Season 7 champion
See You SoonMPL Cambodia Season 6 champion
RRQ AkiraMPL LATAM Season 1 champion
Team SpiritMLBB Continental Championships Season 3 champion
Fire Flux EsportsMTC Turkiye Championship Season 3 champion
BloodThirstyKingsNACT Spring 2024 champion
Falcon EsportsMyanmar qualifier champion
Xianyou GamingChina qualifier champion

MSC 2024 Wild Card group stage qualified teams

HomeboisMPL MY Season 13 runner-up
Entity7MPL LATAM Season 1 runner-up
Brute ForceMLBB Continental Championships Season 3 runner-up
S2G EsportsMTC Turkiye Championship Season 3 runner-up
Zino ZenithM Challenge Cup Season 3 champion
Trained To KillMLBB Champion Battles
IHC EsportsMongolia qualifier
KeepBest GamingChina qualifier runner-up

Where to watch MSC 2024?

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You can watch the tournament on official Mobile Legends: Bang Bang platforms.

Fans in Riyadh can also watch the games live at the Boulevard City.

Tickets are now available at WeBook. From now until July 2, tickets are available at a 20% early bird discount. Additionally, an Eid Al-Adha promo offers a 30% discount on tickets from June 15 to 19, 2024.

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