April 25, 2024

The 2023 MPL MENA Fall Split: Battle for Glory and the Ultimate Prize

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The Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region’s most prestigious Mobile Legends: Bang Bang tournament returns with the highly anticipated 2023 MPL MENA Fall Split. MOONTON Games has announced an exciting lineup of teams ready to compete for the crown, a share of the substantial prize pool, and the chance to represent the region at the global M5 World Championship.

Region’s Best Clash for Honour and Rewards

As the gaming community buzzes with excitement, MOONTON Games has officially unveiled the 2023 Mobile Legends: Bang Bang Professional League (MPL) MENA Fall Split. The intense competition is set to begin on August 16 and promises to deliver gripping battles that will keep fans on the edge of their seats. With a staggering sum of more than US$100,000 in cash and Diamonds up for grabs, the stakes have never been higher for the competing teams.

The winning squad of the MPL MENA Fall Split will also secure a prestigious spot in the highly anticipated M5 World Championship in the Philippines. This global showdown will feature teams from around the world vying for a slice of the impressive US$900,000 prize pool. It’s a chance for the MENA region’s top contenders to prove their mettle on the international stage.

Jaime Cruz, Head of Esports (MENA & South Asia) of MOONTON Games, said: “We’re delighted at how rapidly the esports scene has grown since we began investing into the region with the launch of MPL MENA at the start of 2022. Our belief in the talent and potential of the local teams here has never been stronger, and the arrival of Team Falcons will further elevate the competitive quality and entertainment value the league will bring to the community.”

From Triumph to Triumph: The 2023 MPL MENA Spring Split

The MPL MENA Fall Split follows the phenomenal success of its predecessor, the 2023 MPL MENA Spring Split. The Spring Split witnessed the emergence of Team Occupy as the ultimate champions after a thrilling 4-3 victory over Okami Esports in the fiercely contested Grand Final. According to Esports Charts, the tournament clocked a staggering 101,500 hours of watch time, underscoring its massive popularity in the region.

Team Occupy’s journey did not end there. They represented the MENA region at the prestigious Mobile Legends: Bang Bang Southeast Asia Cup (MSC) 2023, making history as the first team from the region to do so. The MSC pitted them against top-tier teams from North America, Southeast Asia, and Turkey, proving that the MENA region is a force to be reckoned with in the global esports arena.

Introducing Team Falcons: A Formidable Foe

As the MPL MENA Fall Split approaches, the competition is set to get even fiercer with the confirmation of Team Falcons’ participation. The Saudi Arabian esports organisation boasts an illustrious record in the MENA region, making them one of the most formidable contenders for the tournament crown. Their presence is expected to add more intensity to the already high-octane competition, and they will undoubtedly be recognized by many teams.

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Muhammed Al Mutairi, General Director of Esports at Team Falcons, expressed the team’s dedication to excellence, aiming to elevate the competition to new heights and leave a lasting legacy in the esports community. Their deep understanding of the game and its community, combined with unmatched skill and dedication, make them a force to be reckoned with.

“We believe that the quality of MPL MENA is paramount in shaping the future of esports in the region. With our unwavering commitment to excellence, we’ll strive to elevate the competition to new heights, setting a standard that inspires players and fans alike. Team Falcons brings not only unmatched skill and dedication but also a deep understanding of the game and its community. We aim to create an environment where talent flourishes, teamwork prevails, and unforgettable moments are made. Our ambitions extend beyond victory; we seek to leave a lasting legacy, fostering growth and nurturing the next generation of esports champions.”

Your Chance to Shine: The Path to Esports Glory

The 2023 MPL MENA Fall Split is not just for the region’s top-tier teams; it is an open invitation for talented players from all walks of life to pursue their esports ambitions. With a platform to showcase their skills, teams from over 20 countries across the MENA region can test their mettle against the best.

To kickstart their journey towards becoming esports athletes, players must register as a team of at least six members (five players and one substitute) before August 8. The registration link can be found at https://bit.ly/2023MPLMENA.

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Key Dates and Format: Road to Victory

The MPL MENA Fall Split is divided into three key phases: Open Qualifiers, Regular Season, and Playoffs. The action-packed schedule is as follows: Registered teams will compete in one of three Open Qualifiers from August 16 to 20. The top five teams from the Open Qualifiers will advance to the Regular Season. There, they will compete alongside the top two teams from the 2023 MPL MENA Spring Split and Team Falcons for five consecutive weekends, from September 8 to October 7.

The four top-placing teams from the Regular Season will advance to the Playoffs from October 19 to 21, where they will compete for the regional title, the lion’s share of the US$100,000 prize pool, and the right to represent the MENA region at the M5 World Championship.

PHASEFORMATSCHEDULE
Open Qualifiers– 3 Open Qualifiers where eligible players in MENA can participate
-Open Qualifiers 1: 2 teams qualify for Regular Season
-Open Qualifiers 2: 1 team qualifies for Regular Season
-Open Qualifiers 3: 2 teams qualify for Regular Season
– Open Qualifiers 1: 16-18 Aug
-Open Qualifiers 2: 17-19 Aug
-Open Qualifiers 3: 18-20 Aug
Regular Season-8 teams, single round-robin, total 28 matches, BO3 per match
– 5 teams from the Open Qualifiers
– Direct invite to 2023 MPL MENA Spring Split Champion and 1st Runner-up, Team Occupy and Team Okami
– Direct invite to Team Falcons
– 4 teams will qualify for the Playoffs based on RS standings
– The top team from the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, the top team from Egypt, and the top team from the United Arab Emirates, based on RS standings, will qualify for the Playoffs
– The 2nd best-performing team based on RS standings will qualify for the Playoffs
– Week 1: 8-9 Sep
– Week 2: 15-16 Sep
– Week 3: 22-23 Sep
– Week 4: 29-30 Sep
– Week 5: 6-7 Oct
Playoffs– Double elimination, total 6 matches
– All matches excluding Upper Bracket Finals, Lower Bracket Finals, and Grand Finals: BO3
– Upper Bracket Finals and Lower Bracket Finals: BO5
– Grand Finals: BO7  
– 19 Oct
– Upper Bracket Match 1 & 2
– Lower Bracket Match 1
-20 Oct
– Upper Bracket Finals
– Lower Bracket Finals
– 21 Oct
– Grand Finals

For the latest news and updates about the MPL MENA Fall Split, follow Mobile Legends: Bang Bang Arabic Official on Facebook, Instagram, TikTok, and YouTube.

Conclusion

As the region gears up for the 2023 MPL MENA Fall Split, the excitement is palpable. The stage is set for intense competition, thrilling battles, and unforgettable moments in the world of Mobile Legends: Bang Bang. With an extraordinary prize pool, the chance to compete at the M5 World Championship, and the opportunity to showcase raw talent, the tournament promises to be a pivotal moment in the esports landscape of the MENA region. Whether you are a player or a fan, the MPL MENA Fall Split is an event not to be missed. Let the hunt for the region’s top teams begin!