- The developer revealed one of the biggest PUBG Mobile events it has ever hosted
- It will feature 96 teams fighting for a piece of the $120,000 prize pool
- The tournament starts on November 22 with an online phase in a round-robin format
Almost 100 teams from the Battlegrounds Mobile India Series 2023 (BGIS) will participate in one of the biggest PUBG events hosted by Krafton, with the grand finale being held live sometime in December.
Krafton Reveal PUBG Tournament
PUBG, especially its mobile version, is insanely huge in India. This is why Krafton, developers of the game, have recently announced one of the biggest events the company has ever organized. The so-called Battlegrounds Mobile India Pro Series 2023 (BMPS) will feature a total prize pool of INR 10,000,000 (about $120,000) and will see a total of 96 teams duke it out for a slice of it.
All of the competing teams will come from the BATTLEGROUNDS MOBILE INDIA SERIES 2023 (BGIS) and will start the event in an online phase. It will last for three weeks and have a round-robin format with the teams divided into 2 groups, each consisting of eight teams. The top 16 teams at the end of Week 3 will secure their place in the Grand Finals, which will be held in person in December.
“The Battle of the Pros is set to unfold, promising intense clashes and thrilling victories,” Krafton’s announcement reads. “Dive into the action – it’s not just a competition; it’s a game for glory that’ll keep you on the edge of your seat!”
Associate Director of Esports, KRAFTON India, Karan Pathak, explained that the tournament is a celebration of skills, strategy, and a monument to the rise of competitive gaming in the country. “We are thrilled to witness the incredible performances of the top BGMI teams and crown the ultimate champions. BMPS 2023 is another milestone in KRAFTON India’s ongoing commitment to elevating the Esports ecosystem, reflecting our dedication to providing a platform for players to showcase their talents on a grand stage,” they said.
The PUBG Mobile tournament will start tomorrow, November 22 with its online phase. Fans can catch the event’s various matches on the KRAFTON India Esports YouTube channel and streaming platform Loco. The event will also be broadcast in both English and Hindi languages to ensure an inclusive and engaging experience for a variety of players. The online phase will feature battles on iconic maps, such as Erangel, Sanhok, Vikendi, and Miramar, making for an intense competitive experience and hopefully creating many memorable moments.