Just how massive is the MSC 2024 prize pool?

The Mobile Legends: Bang Bang Mid-Season Cup 2024 (MSC 2024) marks a significant milestone for MLBB esports as it is the first official international tournament held outside Southeast Asia.

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Additionally, the tournament introduces the inaugural Wild Card stage.

What truly sets this tournament apart, however, is its prize pool, which amounts to a staggering US$3,000,000, the largest in Mobile Legends: Bang Bang esports history.

MSC 2024 prize pool breaks record for biggest MLBB prize pool in history

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Putting things in perspective, the prize pool for MSC 2023 last year was US$300,000.

ONIC Esports won the tournament and walked away with US$140,000.

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The prestigious M5 World Championship, which previously held the title for having the largest prize pool in MLBB, had a US$900,000 prize pool. Champion AP Bren received US$300,000.

Now, at MSC 2024, the winner takes home a whopping US$1,000,000, which is more than three times the total champion winnings of previous international MLBB tournaments.

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The MSC 2024 prize pool even surpassed the League of Legends World Championship 2023 (Worlds 2023), one of the longest-running and most popular esports tournaments in the world, which has a US$2,225,000 prize pool.

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More than six million people watched the Worlds 2023 grand final, where T1 beat Weibo Gaming 3-0, securing US$445,000.

This year’s MSC is part of the Esports World Cup, a multi-game esports tournament held annually, showcasing the best talent across various competitive gaming disciplines.

MSC 2024 takes place from June 28 to July 14, 2024.

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