“After launching India Series in January, we received a massive 575,000 registrations who played 400,000 games across 4 rounds, out of which the top 80 have made it to the finals,” said Aneesh Aravind, General Manager, Tencent Games, India.
The PUBG Mobile India Series had over 400,000 games across in-game and online qualifiers, featuring some of the top PUBG Mobile clans such as RIP, PAiN, SouL, 8bit and Oxy.
The tournament was open to all Indian residents who had a PUBG MOBILE account above level 20. Over 2,000 teams were selected for the Playoffs, from which the 20 best teams will fight it out at the Grand Finals. Upping the ante from the Campus Championship, the finals promise a chance to walk away with Rs 30,00,000 for the team ranking first, Rs 10,00,000 for second and Rs 5,00,000 for third.
This is the second PUBG Mobile contest that is being held in the country. The India series comes after the PUBG Mobile Campus Championship in October last year.
The 20 teams who have made it to the Grand Finale are:
S0UL, The Dreamers, Oxygen Alpha, RIP Official, Team INF, BSUD, Team 2EZ4, ARROW, Backfromseverny, THE_PUNISHERS, Maximus Alpha, IMT_Immortals, No Mercy, SL4Y, Gods Reign, Team FireFrost, NSD_, THE BEAST SQUAD, SQUAD99 and Funky Monkey