The Mobile Legends: Bang Bang Southeast Asia Cup 2023 (MSC 2023) is set to make history with the inclusion of three new teams from non-Southeast Asian regions, Moonton announced on Facebook.

This is the first time that MLBB’s biggest mid-season cup will expand beyond Southeast Asia since its inception in 2017.

More details emerge about the upcoming MSC 2023 tournament

MSC 2023 logo
Credit: Moonton

North America, MENA (Middle East and North Africa), and Turkey will each have one slot in the upcoming tournament.

“The transition for the Mobile Legends: Bang Bang Southeast Asia Cup into a global mid-season tournament has been planned in the pipeline for some time,” wrote Moonton’s regional esports lead Sophie Guo in a press release.

Here are all the competing countries in the tournament.

Philippines2MPL Philippines
Indonesia2MPL Indonesia
Malaysia1MPL Malaysia
Singapore1MPL Singapore
Cambodia1MPL Cambodia
Mekong (Thailand, Laos, and Vietnam)1Mekong qualifier
Myanmar1Myanmar qualifier
North America1North America Challenger Tournament
Turkey1MLBB Turkey Championship

The group stage will commence from June 10 to 13, while the playoffs will be from June 15 to 17. The third place match and grand final will be held on June 18. All matches will be offline.

Details on the venue and ticket prices will be announced at a later date.

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