Oppo has announced the launch of India’s biggest eSports Championship, ‘Player Unknown’s Battlegrounds MOBILE Campus Championship 2018’ in partnership with Tencent Games. The mega eSports tournament will run for a month between September 26 to October 21, 2018, culminating in the grand finale to be held in Bengaluru.
The championship will be experienced via OPPO’s recently launched smartphone- Oppo F9 Pro. It is Packed with powerful features and is all set to take the PUBG gaming experience to the next level. For the championship, Oppo has sponsored a prize pool of INR 50 Lakhs that will feature more than 2000 colleges from 30+ cities across the country. This mega tournament will witness participation of 10,000 teams where each team will have 4 players to play PUBG. Squads of 4 from any campus in India can participate and compete. Four knockout rounds including the semi-finals will shortlist the final 20 teams to compete for the ultimate trophy at the grand finale. Registrations are now open via the official websitewww.pubgmobile.in.
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 the highest number of revives
- The Redeemer – Awarded to the player with the 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
Speaking on the announcement, Mr. Will Yang, Brand Director, OPPO India, said, “OPPO caters to the youth of India who are looking for unique experiences. As a brand, we understand their needs and continuously leverage our innovative technology to come up with breakthrough products like OPPO F9 Pro. Their creative mind and our innovative technology makes a perfect combination for unified and unique experience. We are excited to team up with Tencent Games and sponsor a prize pool of 50 lakhs for students to experience gaming on the OPPO F9 Pro like never before.”
According to Aneesh Aravind, General Manager, Tencent Games India, “The PUBG MOBILE Campus Championship 2018 reflects Tencent’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”
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