The second Mobile Legends: Bang Bang World Championship (M2), hosted by Shanghai Moonton Technology and co-organized by the Singapore E-sports and Online Association (SCOGA), will be held in Singapore on 24, 2021. It ended smoothly. As the world’s first large-scale offline e-sports event successfully held during the epidemic, the total viewing time of M2 reached 42 million hours. The highest number of simultaneous online viewers (PCU) exceeded 3 million, increasing 353% over M1. The surge in the number of viewers reflects the growing public interest and interest in e-sports. According to data released by the third-party e-sports platform Esports Charts, up to now, M2 has become the world’s number one mobile game e-sports competition.
M2 was officially launched on January 18, 2021, and the competition lasted for a week. A total of 12 teams from nine countries, including Japan, Russia, Brazil, Indonesia, the Philippines, Malaysia, Singapore, Myanmar, and Cambodia, participated in the competition and competed for 300,000 US dollars in prize money. In the end, Bren Esports from the Philippines became the champion.
Although the epidemic has brought significant challenges to the holding of offline competitions, with the strong support of the Singapore Tourism Board, Moonton Technology has cooperated with several industry experts and formulated thorough safety and epidemic prevention measures to ensure the successful completion of the competition. During the preparations for the battle, Singapore’s Minister of Communications and Information, S. Iswaran, and many other government officials came to the site to inspect the work and expressed their high regard for M2.
Shanghai Moonton Technology Co., Ltd., the organizer of M2, was established in 2014. The company is based on global game research and development and distribution, and its goal is to develop into a game company with top R&D capabilities. The company is headquartered in Shanghai and has branches in Indonesia, Singapore, Hong Kong, and other places. Moonton Technology has built a global distribution system through its leading research and transportation advantages. It has successfully launched several high-profile mobile game products overseas. It has established long-term relationships with government agencies, e-sports associations, and professional teams in more than 30 countries worldwide. Partnerships.
Mustang’s self-developed mobile game Mobile Legends: Bang Bang (MLBB for short) is one of the most popular e-sports games in Southeast Asia, Latin America, the Middle East, and other international markets. MLBB was launched globally in November 2016 (except Mainland China) and won the best competitive game of 2016 on Google Play. In December 2019, MLBB became the e-sports medal item of the Southeast Asian Games. Up to now, MLBB has been downloaded more than 1 billion times worldwide, and the peak monthly active users have reached 100 million. The game ranks No. 1 on the App Store and Google Play best-selling lists in many countries, especially in Southeast Asian countries such as Indonesia and the Philippines