The M4 World Championship is scheduled to kick off on 1st January 2023. This marks the first major Mobile Legends: Bang Bang (MLBB) tournament to be held next year. The event will feature 16 top-tier teams from 12 different regions competing for the glory of being the next world champion. The M4 World Championship will be held in Jakarta, Indonesia. Moonton is yet to announce if the event will allow a live audience at the venue or will the event remain an online event with live broadcasts. For now, only the tournament date has been confirmed, and which regions are included in the event.
A guide to the M4 World Championship
Participating regions and their qualifiers
Here is the list of participating regions and their representative leagues which shall send forth their teams:
Indonesia – Mobile Legends Professional League (MPL) Indonesia
Philippines – MPL Philippines
Malaysia – MPL Malaysia
Singapore – MPL Singapore
Cambodia – MPL Cambodia
Middle East – MPL MENA
Myanmar – Myanmar Qualifier
Turkey – Turkey Qualifier
North America (NA) – North America Qualifier
Latin America (LATAM) – MLSL
Brazil – MPL Brazil
Thailand, Laos, Vietnam – Mekong Qualifier
There are a few changes to the participating regions for the M4 World Championship. The Commonwealth of Independent States (CIS) region will not be attending the upcoming event. Mekong and Myanmar will be making a comeback in the world series tournament after being absent in the previous M3 World Championships.
More details regarding representative slots for each region will be revealed at a later date.
Regional qualifiers for some regions are currently ongoing while some are yet to kick off. More details regarding the teams will be revealed at a later date.
More details regarding the format for the M4 World Championship will be revealed at a later date.
Prize Pool Distribution
According to Moonton, the tournament will feature an $800,000 USD prize pool, similar to last year’s world series event. Details regarding its prize pool distributions are yet to be revealed.
Where to watch
The tournament will be broadcasted live on the following streaming platforms:
More streaming platforms may be announced at a later date.
The M4 World Championship is the pinnacle of MLBB esports. The best teams from around the world will gather on the stage to determine who will win the title of World Champion. In the previous M3 World Championship, the Philippines team, , losing only to one team, the North American representative BloodThirstyKings.