Calendar, dates, kitty, where to watch
Krafton has put together another action-packed esports tournament, the BGMI Showdown, to be held July 21-24. The four-day event features a total of 24 teams and will have a prize pool of 15 lakhs RNI.
Krafton’s official account posted a video on their social media announcing the event with the caption:
“You asked, we heard! BGMI is proud to present the first-ever official BATTLEGROUNDS MOBILE INDIA LAN. With 24 squads ready to take on the heat, BATTLEGROUNDS MOBILE INDIA SHOWDOWN will surely put them to the test! With 4 days of Biting action to keep you on the edge of your seat, #BMSD2022 has a MASSIVE INR 15 Lakhs prize pool, for those who dare. The action starts July 21”
However, Krafton has yet to reveal the names of the guest teams. But it was said that the best teams from BGIS 2021 and BMPS 2022 Season 1 could be invited to the event. Fans will have to wait for a few days to find out which teams are participating in the INR 15 Lakh tournament.
Top BGMI Showdown Team May Be Invited To PMWI: Afterparty
It was also rumored that the winner of the event would be invited to the PUBG Mobile World Invitational (PMWI): Afterparty Showdown, which will be held from August 18 to 20.
However, Krafton and Tencent have yet to make any announcements on this. Team Soul, the Season 1 champions of BMPS, have already been invited to the PMWI: Main Event, where the top five of the 18 invited teams will move on to the Afterparty Showdown.
The PMWI 2022 features a gigantic prize pool of $3 million and will be split into two events, namely the Main Event ($2 million) and the Afterparty Showdown ($1 million).
where to watch
The Showdown will be streamed live on Battlegrounds Mobile India’s YouTube channel and Loco from July 21.
Nodwin Gaming has held a month-long LAN event called BGMI Masters Series, which will end today, July 17th. The league stage, which featured a prize pool of INR 75 lakhs, ended on July 10. are competing in the final for the whopping INR 75 lakhs prize and trophy.
The fifth and final day of the ongoing Nodwin LAN Tournament Grand Finals will kick off at 8:00 PM today. GodLike Esports currently holds the top spot, closely followed by Orangutan. Team Soul and Chemin were third and fourth respectively after 16 matches.