MPL Singapore is back with teams looking to replay, and reset

30 Jan 2023

New Teams, New Players, New Season: Mobile Legends: Bang Bang Professional League Singapore is back with Season 5
The open qualifiers launch 1 February, serving as a pathway to the upcoming MSC 2023
Registrations for Season 5 will close on 15 February

SINGAPORE, 30 January - It's a brand new year of esports as MOONTON Games, and Zenway jointly announce the fifth season of the Mobile Legends: Bang Bang Professional League Singapore (MPL SG). New faces looking to join or make an impression in the MPL SG arena can do so at, launching 1 February.

The last iteration of MPL SG garnered over 32,000 peak concurrent viewers, a record high for the league. The on-ground crowd was also at full capacity, with over 3,000 fans showing up across three days to cheer for their favourite teams at Our Tampines Hub during the Playoffs and Grand Finals.


Take control of the competition

Form up with five members and sign up for the open qualifiers to take a shot at becoming pro MLBB players, which will be held online from February 18 - 19. The top two teams will advance to the Regular Season of MPL SG S5, where they will face old dames from Season 4 looking to get themselves back up at the top once again. Registration ends 15 February, 11:59 pm (GMT +8).

"MPL Singapore remains committed to our aim of enabling professional esports athletes to compete at the highest levels of sportsmanship. Given the right resources and support, we believe that our esports players can surpass other regional and international teams," stated Jaime Cruz, Esports Lead, Singapore, MOONTON Games.

"We had an awesome run in Season 4, achieving a record-breaking PCV and a full house for our Playoffs," said Lee Jian Ming, Managing Director of Zenway. "Season 5 will expand on our fans' experiences, where we aim to continue enhancing the viewing experience online, while also improving the onsite fan experience to ensure accessibility and space for a larger audience."


Opportunities to perform on an international level

The Mobile Legends: Bang Bang Professional Leagues serve as pathways to regional and international stages, such as the Mobile Legends: Bang Bang Southeast Asia Cup (MSC) and the M-Series World Championship. In previous seasons, local teams such as RSG SG and Slate Esports (formerly known as EVOS SG) represented Singapore on the international stage.

"Local esports athletes have a lot of passion and talent to offer," said Mr. Lee. "We always look at ways to raise the level of our league and players, and one of the ways is to expose the teams to international events where they can benefit from the experience."


Key Dates and Formats



18 - 19 Feb

*Day 2 of the qualifiers will be streamed online (livestream details TBC).

  • Qualifiers will be conducted in a group stage setting.

  • The top teams from each group will play in a double-elimination format to determine the top 2 squads, whom will proceed onto the Regular Season.


Regular Season


11 Mar - 12 Mar / Regular Season Week 1

18 - 19 Mar / Regular Season Week 2

25 - 26 Mar / Regular Season Week 3

1 Apr / Regular Season Week 4

  • Each team will play against the other seven teams in a Best of 3 series.

  • Points will determine each team's ranking, which in turn determines how they will be seeded during Playoffs




14 Apr 2023 - 16 Apr 2023

  • All eight teams will qualify for the Playoffs and play in a double elimination bracket. The top four teams from the Regular Season will be seeded in the Upper Brackets while the bottom four of the group will start from the Lower Brackets.

Interested parties can sign up at

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Established in 2014, MOONTON is a global video game company dedicated to gaming development, publication and esports. With more than 1500 employees worldwide, the company operates offices in Indonesia, Malaysia, Singapore, Philippines, Latin America, Hong Kong and mainland China. It has successfully launched a number of high-profile mobile games globally and has built long-term relationships with governments and esports organizations in more than 30 countries around the world. Mobile Legends: Bang Bang is its current star game and the leading mobile multiplayer online battle arena (MOBA) game worldwide. 


About Mobile Legends: Bang Bang 

Mobile Legends: Bang Bang is the most popular mobile Multiplayer Online Battle Arena (MOBA) game worldwide that brings communities together through teamwork and strategy. With over one billion installations and 100 million active monthly users, the award-winning game is among the top 10 most played in over 80 countries. With an extensive reach across the Asia Pacific region, the multiplayer is available in 139 countries with an expansive global esports presence. 


About Mobile Legends Esports 

Established in 2017, Mobile Legends: Bang Bang Esports serves as a platform for players to pursue their dreams of becoming esports athletes and illuminate opportunities within the international esports ecosystem. MLBB Esports has since expanded to multiple leagues, including the MPL series hosted in Southeast Asia, Middle East and Latin America. 


About Zenway

Founded in 2016, Zenway is an award winning agency specialising in gaming and esports, consisting of Zenway Productions, providing end-to-end event management services and Zenway Studios, which provides venue and equipment rental for all your creative needs. With a management team that has over a decade of experience in the industry, the company are specialists in creating, consulting, and curating custom experiences for their clients. The company has won several esports and events related awards over the years, including Agency of the Year at the Marketing Event Awards 2021.


Media Contact


Goh Jun Jie
Senior Public Relations Executive, Regional
Mobile: +65 9680 2426
Email: [email protected]


Christine Lay
Marketing Director
Mobile: 9170 1791
Email: [email protected]

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