Battlegrounds Mobile India’s developer, KRAFTON India, has partnered with JioCinema for the Battlegrounds Mobile India Series 2023 (BGIS).
JioCinema Set to Stream BGIS 2023 Events Starting from August 17th
As a result of the partnership, JioCinema will begin broadcasting BGIS 2023 events on August 17. This incorporates the ongoing BGIS 2023: The Grind qualification series for the event in Battlegrounds Mobile India.
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India’s Biggest Battlegrounds Mobile Tournament with Massive Prize Pool
The BGIS 2023 is the largest Battlegrounds Mobile tournament in the country. More than 2,000 teams are anticipated to compete in the competition’s Main Stage, with a prize pool of INR 2 Crores (£190,000). The victorious team will receive INR 75 Lakhs (approximately £71,200).
JioCinema will broadcast the tournament commencing on August 17 with the final stage of BGIS 2023 The Grind, followed on August 31 by Round 1 of BGIS. The Grand Finals will take place between the 12th and 14th of October. The broadcast will be available in ten languages, including English and Hindi.
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Consistent Fanbase – BGMI’s Resilience amidst Challenges
BGMI is KRAFTON’s India-exclusive PUBG franchise title. After the global version of the game was prohibited in the nation, it was released on July 2, 2021.
Throughout the years, BGMI has maintained a consistent fanbase despite the difficulties. According to Niko Partners, nearly fifty percent of mobile enthusiasts in India played the game prior to its ban. 59% of those individuals continued to play BGMI, while 12% switched to a different game.
Driving Growth – The Impact of KRAFTON-JioCinema Partnership on Indian Esports
KRAFTON seeks to strengthen its position in the Indian esports market by partnering with JioCinema. Jio Cinema is one of the largest streaming platforms in the country and has the potential to introduce Indian esports to a wider audience.