Tencent Games announced that it had received 2,50,000 registrations for its PUBG Mobile Campus Championship 2018 sponsored by OPPO F9 Pro. In this online tournament, players teaming up in ‘Squad’ mode and battling in the game map ‘Erangel‘. This tournament targeted at College students across India and received over 2,50,000 players registering from over 1,000 colleges and across more than 30 cities. Among these, first 10,000 teams of four to have checked in, played in the online qualifiers. The online qualifiers featured a total of 600 matches in 4 knockout rounds over 12 days of qualifiers.
The top 20 teams will be invited to the finals which will be held at KTPO, Whitefield in Bengaluru on 21st October with the total prize of ₹50,00,000. The grand finale will also feature contests, freebies, and giveaways of OPPO F9 Pro smartphones. The finals on 21st October will also be streamed live on PUBG MOBILE’s YouTube and Facebook pages. People around Bangalore can join in at the venue and watch the spectacle live by applying for free passes on PUBGMOBILE’s official website.
Commenting on the tournament, Aneesh Aravind, General Manager, Tencent Games, India said, “The response from the Indian student community to the PUBG MOBILE Campus Championship has been tremendous. The sheer number of registrations is very good news for us and is a testament to the outstanding popularity of PUBG MOBILE in India, and we hope that this tournament will go a long way in taking eSports to the next level in India. We look forward to an action-packed finale and see the best team emerge as the winner.”