PHNOM Penh, Cambodia — Moonton Games has recently announced exciting updates to the M5 World Championships, during the closing ceremonies of the Mobile Legends: Bang Bang Southeast Asia Cup held in Phnom Penh, Cambodia. With a prize pool increase from $800,000 to $900,000, there is even more incentive for participants to showcase their skills.

But what’s even more exciting is that the M5 World Championships are set to return with the inclusion of Eastern Europe and Central Asia, giving countries like Russia and Ukraine the chance to compete on the global stage. To allow more regions to qualify for the event held in Manila this December, the tournament is introducing a Wildcard phase. These updates will surely make the championships more competitive and diverse than ever before.

The upcoming tournament is set to be an exciting event, with a total of 14 teams competing for the top spot. While host countries Philippines and Indonesia will have two teams each, other regions such as Latin America, Malaysia, Singapore, Cambodia, Myanmar, North America, Turkey, and the Middle East and North Africa will have one team each.

The selection of wildcard teams promises to add an extra layer of excitement to the competition. These teams will be chosen through a series of regional competitions, including Malaysia’s MPL Malaysia runner-up, M5 Mekong qualifier Mekong, LIGA LATAM’s third placer Latin America, South Asia’s MLBB Champions Battle winner, Eastern Europe and Central Asia’s MLBB Continental Championships runner-up, and the M5 World Championship national wildcard qualifier Mongolia. The remaining two teams to complete the lineup are yet to be announced.

As the mobile gaming industry is expanding rapidly, Mobile Legends: Bang Bang is leading the way. The M5 World Championships provide an outstanding opportunity for gamers worldwide to display their abilities and compete globally. With the recent announcement of the Wildcard phase, the tournament is expected to become even more exciting.

This new phase will allow more regions to showcase their talent and provide a fair chance for underdogs to participate in the M5 World Championships. Fans and players alike can expect an adrenaline-fueled event with an increased prize pool and more action-packed matches.


In the world of Mobile Legends: Bang Bang, fans are eagerly anticipating the revamped format of the M5 World Championships. With the introduction of the Wildcard phase, the tournament is set to become even more thrilling, as it offers a chance for more regions to qualify and showcase their skills. Moreover, the increase in prize pool will undoubtedly make the competition more enticing for participants.

The return of Eastern Europe and Central Asia further adds more depth to the roster of talented players. As we wait for the M5 World Championships to unfold, we can only imagine the excitement and thrill that await us. It is sure to be an unforgettable event for everyone involved.