OPPO partners with Tencent Games for OPPO PUBG MOBILE India Series 2019 tournament
Bhubaneswar: Leading global smartphone brand OPPO has partnered with Tencent Games and PUBG Corp for the launch of “OPPO PUBG MOBILE India Series 2019”- the first official open-to-all tournament hosted in India.
For the tournament, OPPO has sponsored a staggering prize-pool of INR 1 crore, including cash and OPPO smartphones.
Previously in October, OPPO had sponsored India’s biggest eSports Championship – ‘Player Unknown’s Battlegrounds MOBILE Campus Championship 2018’with a prize pool of INR 50 lakhs.
The championship saw over 250,000 registrations over the span of three weeks from 1000+ colleges spread across 30 cities and was experienced via OPPO’s recently launched and breakthrough product – OPPO F9 Pro. Packed with powerful features, the F9 Pro took the PUBG MOBILE gaming experience to the next level.
Speaking on the announcement, Mr. Will Yang, Brand Director, OPPO India, said, “With the gaming trend increasing in the market, youngsters are opting for smartphones that allow them the best gaming experience. OPPO as a brand is always focusing on ways to meet the growing demands of consumers to deliver a unique experience to all the gamers. Our innovative technology and gripping features provide a smooth and lag-free experience to all the consumers to enjoy popular games such as PUBGMOBILE. OPPO’s previous partnership with Tencent Games and the OPPO F9 Pro aided students to participate and win in the most awaited eSports Championship of all times. The smartphones powerful hardware gives consumers upgraded graphics, better sound and impressive performance resulting in an unforgettable gaming experience. It is yet another exciting opportunity to collaborate with them and create a community of gamers who can have the best possible gaming experience.”
Post the announcement of the India Series, Aneesh Aravind, General Manager, Tencent Games, India said, “The growth of PUBG MOBILE from a loved gaming app to India’s game of choice is immense validation of our efforts to provide quality gaming experience to our users bringing both the competitive and entertainment spirit for gamers. We are committed to building a sustainable Esports ecosystem for gamers in India. The PUBG MOBILE Campus Championship last October was a great start, and with the support of OPPO, we look forward to making the PUBG MOBILE India Series 2019 the next big event for Esports in India.”