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Moonton announces MLBB World Championship, a major update, and more
Posted by Ram Ronquillo on July 30, 2019

Moonton, developer of Mobile Legends: Bang Bang, has recently announced quite a number of news at its Moonton Epicon 2019: The Future Begins Global Conference.

The conference was held on July 18 at the Connexion Conference & Event Centre, Nexus, Kuala Lumpur. It brought attendees from China, Singapore, Malaysia, Indonesia, Philippines, Cambodia, Laos, Brunei, and many more.

One of the big announcements made was the first-ever international Mobile Legends: Bang Bang World Championship. The international tournament will be held at the Axiata Arena, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia from November 11-17, 2019.

Known as M1, the first international MLBB tournaments will feature 16 teams from over 14 countries with a prize pool of over USD 250,000. The inaugural tournament will be live-streamed online and along with a good percentage of the prize pool, the winners will be crowned the first Mobile Legends: Bang Bang World Champion.

Along with the tournament announcement, the company also announced Mobile Legends: Bang Bang 2.0. The update revealed an engine upgrade that is said to improve user experience with faster loading and start-up speed, as well as high definition character modeling. It also features a new game interface, upgraded map, increased FPS, reduced AFK and lag, and a new squad of heroes.

The game’s sequel – Mobile Legends: Adventure was also introduced at the event. The game is an idle RPG strategy card game. A drastically different game, players will take command of up to five heroes at a time in positional battles. The sequel is optimized for minimal internet requirement and low storage consumption, making it perfect for quick casual play. Mobile Legends: Adventure will be available starting August 1.

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