On the dazzling night of November 30th in Las Vegas, Mobile Legends: Bang Bang clinched the coveted title of ‘Mobile Game of The Year’ at The Esports Awards, cementing its status as the pinnacle of mobile gaming excellence. This internationally acclaimed Multiplayer Online Battle Arena (MOBA) had not only made it to the finals in the ‘Game of The Year’ and ‘Publisher of The Year’ categories but emerged victorious, marking its second major accolade following a triumphant win at the inaugural Mobile Gaming Awards in July.
The competition at The Game Awards 2023 was fierce, featuring a formidable lineup of nominees such as Clash Royale, Pokemon Unite, Free Fire, Honor of Kings, Brawl Stars, and PUBGM. However, MLBB succesfully outshining its rivals and seizing the prestigious award.
Founded in 2014, Moonton stands as a global gaming powerhouse, specializing in game development, publication, and esports. With a track record of successfully launching high-profile mobile games worldwide, Moonton has cultivated enduring relationships with governments and esports organizations in more than 30 countries.
Since 2017, Mobile Legends: Bang Bang Esports has not only been a game but a platform for aspiring esports athletes to chase their dreams, contributing significantly to the global esports ecosystem. The MLBB Esports phenomenon has expanded its reach, encompassing various leagues, including the MPL series held in Southeast Asia, the Middle East, and Latin America. Its robust connection with the gaming community has firmly established it as the leading mobile MOBA on a global scale.
Kelly Chiew, the Head of Overseas Public Relations at MOONTON Games, expressed gratitude, saying, “We are thankful and honored to receive the ‘Mobile Game of The Year.’ This is an incredible achievement, and we extend our appreciation to The Esports Awards panel committee and the fans who have steadfastly supported us.”
Reflecting on the monumental year in mobile gaming and esports, Chiew highlighted the new emblem revamp and PROJECT NEXT updates, designed to keep the gameplay fresh and exhilarating for players. This prestigious recognition serves as a fitting conclusion to the year, coinciding with the excitement of the M5 World Championship set to unfold in Manila.