Battlegrounds Cellular India (BGMI) will get 4 esports tournaments in 2022, developer Krafton introduced on Thursday whereas revealing the esports 2022 roadmap of the battle royale recreation within the nation. The tournaments are claimed to deliver a prize pool of Rs. 6 crore, with Battlegrounds Cellular Professional Sequence 1 and Season 2 making a gift of the prize cash of Rs. 2 crore every. The esports tournaments will start with a Battlegrounds Cellular Open Problem (BMOC). Registrations for the primary occasion will begin on the finish of the month, the developer mentioned.
Krafton mentioned that the esports tournaments for Battlegrounds Cellular India (BGMI) would host nationwide and worldwide alternatives for players.
The 4 tournaments will comprise the BMOC – Battlegrounds Cellular Open Problem, BMPS — Battlegrounds Cellular Professional Sequence Season 1, BMIS – Battlegrounds Cellular India Sequence, and the BMPS – Battlegrounds Cellular Professional Sequence Season 2.
Whereas the 2 BMPS tournaments can have Rs. 2 crore prize every, BMOC and BMIS occasions will provide money prizes of Rs. 1 crore every.
Registrations for the BMOC will start from the top of February, with in-game qualifiers being held in direction of the top of March, the developer mentioned.
“With increasingly more expertise rising, and the esports ecosystem rising exponentially in India, we look ahead to internet hosting these tournaments that promise to be intensely aggressive and filled with nail-biting recreation moments,” mentioned Minu Lee, Head of Battlegrounds Cellular India, Krafton, in an announcement. “We’re steadfast to offer a worldwide platform for these gamers to showcase and harness their abilities.”
Forward of the launch of BGMI in July 2021, Krafton promised investments value $100 million (roughly Rs. 751 crore) in India to enhance the native gaming, esports, in addition to leisure and IT industries.
The developer mentioned that final 12 months, BGMI recorded over 600,000 registrations, greater than 200 million views, and witnessed over 4,93,000 peak concurrent viewership.