In one of the biggest mobile gaming tournaments in India, the PUBG Mobile India Series 2019 has wrapped up. The winners of this massive tournament were the S0UL team. The PUBG Mobile India Series 2019 was held on March 10 at GMC Balayogi Indoor Stadium, Hyderabad, along with the support of the Telangana Government.
The finals had around 20 finalists from across the country which saw them taking part in a five-match tournament. The final match included a total of Standing points, and kill points.
In one of the most engaging preliminary rounds of any eSports event, PUBG Mobile India Series 2019, witnessed over 400,000 games played across in-game qualifiers and 3 online rounds with over 575,000 registrations from across the country. What followed, was a Grand Finale with the top 20 squads battling it out. With the support of the Govt. of Telangana, the event took place at the GMC Balayogi Indoor Stadium, Hyderabad. The open-for-all event put gaming aficionados, professional and amateur gamers under one roof.
Following the India Series, Aneesh Aravind, General Manager, Tencent Games India said, “Our congratulations to team S0UL for winning the India Series 2019 with a mix of intelligent squad play, clever zone movement and ability to pick up a high number of kills. With India Series 2019, we delivered a world-class tournament partnering with Indian esports companies, which we are sure, will cultivate the industry with many more to come.
The India Series garnered 35 million views on YouTube, Facebook and Sony Liv at a peak concurrent of 260,000, establishing itself into prime-time entertainment category.”
The winning team, S0UL, was led by Naman Mathur A.K.A MortaL, which took home a cash prize of Rs. 30,00,000 along with OPPO smartphones. The scale of this event was massive but comparable to the success of the PUBG Mobile Campus Championship towards the end of last year.
As is customary with PUBG MOBILE tournaments, the OPPO PUBG MOBILE India Series also saw numerous players awarded for their distinctive skill set. The MVP of the Campus Championship was Kaushal Kumar A.K.A ItsKK, from Team God’s Reign with the maximum number of MVP awards on the final day. Team “Maximus Alpha” were awarded as ‘The Healers with maximum revives’. With the maximum kills in one game, Kaushal Kumar A.K.A ItsKK from Team “God’s Reign”, earned the tag of ‘The Lone Ranger’.
The experience of the country’s largest esports event was only heightened by some A-list casters from the eSports fraternity. The English casting honours were carried out by Humanist, Ilustrado, and Asurai, while the Hindi casting was taken on by TheRawknee, Paritosh Plays, and K18 Gaming. These familiar names in the eSports circuit came together along with host Abish Mathew for the PUBG Mobile esports tournament final ever.