OPPO, The Selfie Expert, recently announced the launch of India’s biggest eSports Championship, ‘Player Unknown’s Battlegrounds MOBILE Campus Championship 2018’ in partnership with Tencent Games, the world’s largest gaming company in India today. 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 Bangalore.
The championship will be experienced via OPPO’s recently launched and breakthrough product – OPPO F9 Pro. Packed with powerful features, the F9 Pro is 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. The mega tournament will witness participation of 10,000 teams where each team will have 4 players to play PUBG.
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”
The championship will be streamed across social media platforms to enable eSports enthusiasts across the country to view and follow the championship. 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 will be open via the official website www.pubgmobile.in from September 23.
The Tournament will have following 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 highest number of revives
The Redeemer – Awarded to the player with 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
The latest addition to the F series – the 6.3-inch bezel-less, 1080*2340 resolution and a super-high screen-to-body ratio of 90.8% ‘’waterdrop screen’’ delivers a perfect visual experience to achieve maximum kills as it occupies almost all of F9 Pro except for a small droplet at the top. The AI battery management will enable the gamer to advance to the next level without the hassle of charging the phone in between the game. Moreover, the VOOC Flash Charge which is independently developed by OPPO applies low voltage charging technology and offers a charging speed which is up to four times faster than general charging at 5V/1A. This enables the user to enjoy PUBG even when on the go.
OPPO has also introduced consumer benefits by partnering with Home Credit, Bajaj Finserv and Reliance to purchase the OPPO F9 Pro at an EMI as low as INR 1599/1799 per month to enjoy data upto 3.2TB on Jio.