Team XSPARK Claims BGIS 2024 Championship Title as Thrilling 3-Day Finale Concludes

  • With a total prize pool of INR 2 crores, the champions took home INR 60 lakhs; GLOBAL ESPORTS and RECKONING ESPORTS finish second and third
  • Abhinav Bindra, India’s first individual Olympic gold medalist, addressed the audience and players
  • INR 25 lakhs was donated by KRAFTON towards Abhinav Bindra Foundation, from Elite pass sales.
  • KRAFTON announced BATTLEGROUNDS MOBILE INDIA PRO SERIES (BMPS 2024)
  • The event saw attendance of over 5000 spectators

Abhinav Bindra, India’s ace shooter and first individual Olympic gold medalist accepts the cheque for INR 25 lakhs donated by KRAFTON towards Abhinav Bindra Foundation.

Hyderabad, June 30th, 2024: The thrilling BATTLEGROUNDS MOBILE INDIA SERIES 2024 (BGIS) finale, held at the iconic HITEX Exhibition Centre in Hyderabad, concluded on a high note withTEAM XSPARK emerging as the champions. This event marked as the first ever LAN finale of BGIS held in Hyderabad, the winners took home a grand prize of INR 60 lakhs from a total prize pool of INR 2 crores.

The three-day Esports extravaganza featured intense matches and passionate fans, highlighting the growing prominence of Esports in India. With over 5000 spectators in attendance, the biggest battle royale Esports tournament in India elevated the Esports experience for fans in an unprecedented manner. The much-anticipated BATTLEGROUNDS MOBILE INDIA PRO SERIES (BMPS) 2024 was also announced, unveiling the 2024 roadmap for KRAFTON India’s Esports initiatives.

Abhinav Bindra, India’s ace shooter and first individual Olympic gold medalist, graced the final day of BGIS 2024. KRAFTON India’s steadfast commitment to fostering Esports talent and growing the collective sporting community in India took centre stage as the proceeds from the Elite pass sale, INR 25 lakhs was donated to the Abhinav Bindra Foundation, ensuring access to sporting best practices to athletes.

Accepting the contribution, Bindra expressed his enthusiasm “I’m thrilled to be here witnessing the rise of Esports in India and Indian teams becoming part of global tournaments like Asian Games. I  have immense respect for gamers. The physical training, nutrition, mental prowess, and recovery time required are some of the commonalities between conventional sports and Esports. Both can learn a great deal from each other. I’m also grateful for KRAFTON and the Esports community’s support towards the Abhinav Bindra Foundation.Our foundation aims to foster sporting excellence and inclusivity. We run programs such as scholarship initiatives, surgeries for athletes, mental health support for athletes, and more.”  

Congratulating the winners and all the participating teams, Karan Pathak, Associate Director of Esports at KRAFTON India, said “BGIS signifies our commitment to the growth of Esports in India. We are thrilled to see the passion and enthusiasm from both the players and the audience at Hyderabad. It is heartening to see several new and upcoming teams showcase incredible performances alongside the seasoned teams in the finals. KRAFTON India is proud to provide a platform for these incredible talents and we look forward to supporting the Esports community’s continued success. I am also happy that we could come together as a community to make a contribution towards a noble cause such as the Abhinav Bindra Foundation. I thank all the fans who made this possible. Together let’s look ahead for more fun esports experiences and stay tuned for BMPS 2024 ”

The winning teams are:

Prize Winning Team/Player Prize amount
1st Place TEAM XSPARK INR 60,00,000
2nd Place GLOBAL ESPORTS INR 30,00,000
3rd Place RECKONING ESPORTS INR 20,00,000
MVP of BGIS NINJABOII, GLOBAL ESPORTS INR 2,50,000
Most Finishes NINJABOII, GLOBAL ESPORTS INR 1,00,000
Lone Survivor Robin, MOGO ESPORTS INR 1,00,000
Rampage NINJABOII, GLOBAL ESPORTS INR 1,00,000

Teams securing fourth to sixteenth positions also received prizes amounting from INR 15,00,000 to INR 2,50,000.

BGIS kicked off in April 2024, where with over 5 lakh registrations and selected teams participated in several rounds to secure their spot in the finals. On 28th, 29th and 30th June, the 16 final teams went head-to-head for the ultimate chicken dinner over the course of 18 matches. While team TEAM XSPARK etched their names in Esports history with their triumphant journey, the tournament also saw top performances from all participating teams.

The thrilling finale was also live-broadcasted on KRAFTON INDIA ESPORTS YouTube Channel,  drawing exceptional response from both BGMI fans and Esports enthusiasts. The event was broadcast in 10 languages, including English, Hindi, and  other regional languages, enabling audiences from across the country to enjoy the matches to the fullest.

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