Tencent Games Announces
PUBG Mobile India Series 2019
News Desk, News Nation 360 : PUBG Mobile reached more than 200 million downloads in a matter of eight months globally. That is the scale of success that PUBG MOBILE has achieved since its launch. This was typified by the resounding response to the inaugural official PUBG MOBILE Campus Championship held in October 2018. The tournament saw over 250,000 registrations over the span of three weeks from more than 1000 colleges spread across 30 cities. After the grand success, Tencent Games and PUBG Corp. are all set to bring the OPPO PUBG MOBILE India
Series 2019, which marks the first official open-to-all tournament hosted in India. This is a definitive step, in their commitment to building a sustainable eSports ecosystem in the country. The tournament will boast one of the biggest prize-pool for an Indian eSports tournament. A staggering prize-pool of INR 1 Crore, including cash and phones sponsored by OPPO for the winners. The OPPO PUBG Mobile India Series 2019 will unravel in four phases: Registration - No Limits for qualifiers -10th Jan to 23rd Jan 2019, In-Game Qualifier - No Limits for qualifiers - 21st Jan to 28th Jan 2019, Online Playoffs - 2000 qualifiers - 9th Feb to 24th Feb 2019, Grand Finals - 20 qualifiers - 10th March 2019. In this regard, Aneesh Aravind, General Manager, Tencent Games, India said that the growth of PUBG MOBILE from a loved gaming app to India’s game of choice is immense validation of their efforts to provide a quality gaming experience to users bringing both the competitive and entertainment spirit for gamers. They were committed to building a sustainable eSports ecosystem for gamers in India. The PUBG MOBILE Campus Championship last October was a great start, and with the support of OPPO, they are looking forward to making the PUBG MOBILE India Series 2019 the next big event for eSports in India. The tournament is open to all Indian residents who possess a PUBG MOBILE account above level 20. It would be a squad-only tournament with more diverse battlefields for the
players. Squads will engage in intense battles in different maps, with Erangel – the original PUBG MOBILE map, being one of them. The competition will be in First-Person (FPP) and Third-Person perspective (TPP) modes to accommodate a comprehensive experience for different gamers. Basis the points accrued by registered squads playing together during the In-Game Qualifier phase, the top 2,000 teams will be selected for the Online Playoffs. The pool will be further filtered down to the 20 best teams who will fight it out at the Grand Finals. The tournament is unique as it puts all PUBG MOBILE players on a level playing field. There is no limit to the number of registrations from players. However, these will be filtered down basis the online-cutoff (Pre-determined metrics). The prizes promise a chance
to walk away with INR 30,00,000 for the team ranking first, INR 10,00,000 for second and INR 5,00,000 for third. Cash prizes are there for the taking, up to rank 10. There are several individual awards in the grand finals set to be won as well MVP Award – Awarded to the player with maximum number of MVP - The Exterminators – Awarded to the team with maximum kills, The Healers – Awarded to the team with the highest number of revives, The Redeemer – Awarded to the player with the highest amount of health restored, The Lone Ranger – Awarded to the player with the maximum survival time, The Rampage Freak – Awarded to the player for the maximum number of kills in one game. Each of these categories would receive a cash prize of INR 50,000. To register in this game then visit www.pubgmobile.in.
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Report : Anustup Kundu