The official Group Stage draw for the Mobile Legends: Bang Bang Southeast Asia Cup (MSC 2019) was conducted today and all 12 participating teams have been drawn into four groups for the highly-anticipated ₱6.26M (US$120,000) prize pool tournament. Fans can expect different in-game MSC events in the buildup to the tournament. They can contribute to the prize pool and also stand a chance to win exclusive rewards.
The finalized group stage is as follows.
Also revealed was MSC 2019’s ticket pricing information. There will be five ticketing tiers available, from Master tickets (3-day pass for ₱290) all the way up to Mythic tickets (3-day pass for ₱1,710). Tickets are now on sale at www.ticketnet.com.ph.
Happening this June 19th till 23rd, MSC 2019’s Group Stage will take place on June 19th till 20th and is available to fans for online viewing on the Mobile Legends: Bang Bang (MLBB) Facebook page. The Main Event happens from June 21st till 23rd at the iconic Smart Araneta Coliseum. Fans who purchase 3-day passes will get to redeem exclusive in-game items at the Main Event, with top-tier Mythic 3-day pass ticket holders getting an EPIC skin each. Legendary 3-day pass ticket holders will get a SPECIAL skin, while all other 3-day pass ticket holders will get a regular skin each.
Teams and format of MSC 2019
The full team line up comprising of 12 teams from 9 different countries at MSC 2019 are: ArkAngel (MPLPH Season 3 Champion), Bren Esports (MPL-PH Season 3 Runner-up), Onic Esports (MPL-ID Season 3 Champion), Louvre Esports (MPL-ID Season 3 Runner-up), Geek Fam (MPL-MY/SG Season 3 Champion), EVOS Esports SG (MPL-MY/SG Season 3 Runner-up), Team Resolution (MPL-MM Season 2 Champion), Burmese Ghouls (MPL-MM Season 2 Runner-up), Team IDNS (Thailand qualified team), Overclockers (Vietnam qualified team), Diversity Helheim (Cambodia qualified team), and WAWA Gaming (Laos qualified team).
MSC 2019 will kick off with the Group Stage on June 19th and 20th, where each group’s teams will battle each other in a round robin best-of-three format. Top finishers in each group will proceed to the upper bracket of the playoffs, while 2nd place finishers of each group will be drawn up against the 3rd place finishers in a Play-in round happening on June 20th. Winners from the Play-ins will get to progress to the lower bracket of the playoffs.
“Fans can expect three days of intense competition as the best of the best teams in Southeast Asia face off at MSC 2019. This time around, we have made it a point to ensure every team gets to play on the big stage, and fans will get to enjoy three days of spectacular Main Event action. So be sure to get your tickets and join us in witnessing the birth of Legends at the Smart Araneta Coliseum this June 21st onwards,” said JJ Lin, Esports Manager of Moonton.
For more information on teams and ticketing, visit msc.mobilelegends.com. All matches from June 19th until the 23rd will be streamed live on https://www.facebook.com/MobileLegendsOnlinePH/.