India’s biggest eSports tourney is here
Tencent Games, the developers of the world famous mobile game PUBG, have announced India's biggest eSports tournement, the 'PUBG MOBILE campus championship 2018'.
The tournament will take place from September 26 to October 21, with Bengaluru hosting the grand final. If you think your shooting skills excel and you can easily get 'Chicken Dinners', register right now at www.pubgmobile.com. The last date for entries is September 23.
The mega tournament will feature over 1,000 colleges in more than 30 cities across the country. Squads of 4 from any campus can register and compete. The championship with a prize pool of over Rs50 Lakh sponsored by OPPO mobiles will be streamed across multiple social media platforms, thus enabling eSports enthusiasts from across the country to watch and follow the championship.
The game itself has spread like wildfire across India. It took the world by storm in 2017 and has since then skyrocketed to the No. 1 spot in Top Grossing category on the Google Play Store.
General Manager of Tencent Games India, Aneesh Arvind is excited by the overwhelming response in India toward the game. "We look forward to work with our fans and partners to make this championship, a grand spectacle. The Campus Championship 2018 reflectsTencent's and PUBG Corp's big step towards developing a robust eSports ecosystem in India. This is the first time we are organising an eSports championship here and we are extremely excited to bring it to as many campuses of India as possible. This championship marks the beginning of many steps we will engage in making this the game of choice in India".
SPECIAL AWARDS FOR matches at the Grand Finals
- MVP — Overall Best Player with maximum number of MVP awards
- The Executioner — Awarded for maximum kills overall
- The Medic — Awarded for highest number of revives
- The Redeemer — Awarded to the player with highest amount of health restored
- The Rampage Freak — Awarded for maximum kills in one lobby
- The Lone ranger — Awarded for Maximum Time Survived in game