Tencent Games shall partner with OPPO India to run the mega e-tournament which would span for about a month, starting from 26th September to 21st October, 2018. In the recent times, PlayerUnknown’s Backgrounds, popularly referred to as PUBG, has become the game that the youth is obsessed with. The game has friendly competitions and strategic set-ups. It has also been released with a smartphone version. It has surely earned a huge and loyal fan base across India. The prize amount of the tournament is a whopping 50 lakhs which is to be sponsored by OPPO India.
PUBG mobile has recently crossed the 10 million daily active users(DAUs) all over the world excluding China. A press release from the company states that the PUBG Mobile Campus Championship 2018 in India “will feature more than 1000 colleges from 30+ cities across the country.”
Among the huge fan base, the college students now stand a chance to display their skills in the game in the PUBG mobile championship. From more than 1000 colleges across 30 Indian cities, students shall form the 20 teams which shall compete in the PUBG Mobile Championship 2018. Also, the championship comes with a prize pool of INR 50 lakhs.
The general manager of Tencent games said,”The PUBG MOBILE Campus Championship 2018 reflects Tencent’s and PUBG Corp’s big step towards developing a robust eSports ecosystem in India. This is the first time we are organizing an eSports championship here and we are extremely excited to bring it to as many campuses in India as possible. We are glad that PUBG MOBILE has received an overwhelming response in India and we look forward to working with our fans and partners to make this a grand spectacle..”
The Championship will have the following special awards for the matches at the grand finale:
1. MVP – Overall Best Player with a maximum number of MVP awards
2. The Executioner – Awarded for maximum kills overall
3. The Medic – Awarded for the highest number of revives
4. The Redeemer – Awarded to the player with the highest amount of health restored
5. The Rampage Freak – Awarded for maximum kills in one lobby
6. The Lone ranger – Awarded for Maximum Time Survived in game
Every team shall consist of 4 players, from the same college. The championship will include various knock-out rounds and semi-finals as well. These will be streamed live in the social media handles. This will enable esports enthusiasts across the country to follow it. The finale will be held in Bangalore. The registrations are open in the official PUBG mobile website, since 7th September and will continue up till 23rd September.