Battlegrounds Mobile India update: Rs 1 crore prize money! iQOO, Krafton announce BGMI tournament
Players registered for Battlegrounds Mobile India Series 2021 will have to participate in the in-game qualifiers from which 1024 teams will proceed to Round 1.
Battlegrounds Mobile India update: Smartphone brand iQOO has announced an exclusive partnership with Krafton for a first-of-its-kind Battlegrounds Mobile India series. The tournament is expected to witness close to 100l registered teams competing for prize money of Rs 1 crore.
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Players registered for Battlegrounds Mobile India Series 2021 will have to participate in the in-game qualifiers from which 1024 teams will proceed to Round 1. Gaming enthusiasts will be able to watch and enjoy the talent and gamesmanship of all players on social media handles of Battlegrounds Mobile India and iQOO Esports Official YouTube Channel.
“Battlegrounds Mobile India Series is a one of its kind gaming tournament which will help gaming enthusiasts channelize their gaming skills and harness their talent. We are committed to providing a seamless gaming experience to our users and this partnership with iQOO will help us strengthen our mission," Sean (Hyunil) Sohn, Head, India Division of Krafton, Inc said.
"With this partnership, we aim to contribute to the growing mobile gaming industry in the country and further strengthen iQOO’s footprint amongst the existing as well as potential gaming enthusiasts. We hope to witness a cracking Battlegrounds Mobile India tournament and wish all the best to the participants.” Gagan Arora, Chief Marketing Officer – iQOO said.
According to a recent industry report by App Annie and KPMG., the number of mobile game downloads in India reached 5.5 billion capturing 22 percent of the global share between January - July, 2021.
The trend is further expected to grow with a 53 percent increase in the number of gamers by 2025. In line with the growing trend, iQOO aims to provide a platform for potential professional gamers to showcase their best game-streaming talent.
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