Tencent Games, the world’s largest game company, announced India’s biggest eSports Championship, ‘PUBG MOBILE Campus Championship 2018’. Tencent Games will partner together with OPPO India and run the mega eSports tournament for a month from 26th September 2018 to 21st October 2018, culminating in the grand finals to be held in Bangalore.
The competition will consist or four knockout rounds, including the semi-final, which will be used to shortlist the final 20 teams. Registrations for the tournament are open via the company’s official website from September 7 to September 23.
The Tournament will have following special awards for the 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
According to Aneesh Aravind, General Manager, Tencent Games India.“The PUBG MOBILE 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 organizing an eSports championship here and we are extremely excited to bring it to as many campuses of 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. This championship marks the beginning of many steps we will engage in making PUBG MOBILE, the game of choice in India”
PUBG’s creator as well as developer, Brenden Greene states that they have already outlined a five-year plan for turning PUBG into a legitimate e-Sport.