New Delhi, July 25th, 2022: BATTLEGROUNDS MOBILE INDIA SHOWDOWN (BMSD) tournament Powered by Loco concluded on 24th July where 7SEA ESPORTS was crowned as the winner, taking home a prize money of INR 5 lakhs. ORANGUTAN and ENIGMA GAMING also put up a solid fight, securing second and third place, respectively. The tournament marks the first official LAN event of BATTLEGROUNDS MOBILE INDIA.
1st Place: 7SEA ESPORTS (INR 5 lakhs)
2nd Place: ORANGUTAN (INR 2.5 lakhs)
3rd Place: ENIGMA GAMING (INR 1 lakh)
Most Valuable Player (MVP): SPRAYGOD from 7SEA ESPORTS (INR 50,000)
Grenadier: FIERCE from Team XO (INR 50,000)
Longest finish: DRIGER from Team ORANGUTAN (INR 50,000)
Team with most finishes: 7SEA ESPORTS (INR 50,000)
BMSD commenced on 21st July and saw 24 teams compete against each other in a round-robin format for 3 days. The top 16 teams on the overall leaderboard went on to compete on the fourth and final-day match. The participating teams were selected from the BATTLEGORUNDS MOBILE INDIA SERIES 2021 and BMPS 2022 S1 finalists. The total prize pool for the tournament was INR 15 lakhs.
Speaking about the tournament Sean Hyunil Sohn CEO, KRAFTON, Inc. India, ‘said, “It is great to witness the Esports talent in India going from strength to strength. With successive BGMI tournaments of varying formats, we aim to provide players at every level an opportunity to participate in national as well as international tournaments and engage with competitive Esports more deeply. We are committed to enhancing the Esports ecosystem in India and look forward to creating more such engaging and exciting experiences for our gaming community in the country.”
During the prize distribution ceremony, Sean announced the beginning of registrations for BGIS 2022, giving all esports players another chance to prove their skills.