Krafton on Friday announced a new milestone with Battlegrounds Mobile India (BGMI) having surpassed 100 million registered users. BGMI is one of the country’s most popular battle royale games, and offers the widest variety of maps, modes, and innumerable in-game collaborations and events to bring great experience to its players. Krafton further informed that the game has completed one year in India saying, "BGMI completes one year of being the most loved game in India."
According to the information provided by the company, over the last year, BGMI has supported a robust Esports ecosystem in the country with India-centric events and content. The game has organised interactive tournaments, larger prize pools, and more opportunities for aspiring gamers to gain exposure and make their mark on the industry.
Krafton has even planned larger tournaments for BGMI. Informing about the same it said, "With a long-term vision of fostering the ecosystem, KRAFTON, Inc. has planned even larger tournaments for BGMI this year with the prize pool for the recently concluded BMPS (BATTLEGROUNDS MOBILE PRO SERIES) SEASON 1 being set at Rs. 2 crore, the largest in Indian esports history."
In its dedication towards building a robust esports environment, Krafton, Inc. has also broadened the horizon when it comes to the format of BGMI’s tournaments. 2022 will see 4 pro and semi-pro tournaments (BMOC, recently concluded BMPS Season 1, BGIS Season 2 and BMPS Season 2) featuring cash prizes of Rs. 6 crores while giving players across India a platform to showcase their skills.
In 2021, Krafton, Inc. invested nearly 100 million USD to improve India’s local video game, Esports, and entertainment startups to build a healthy gaming start-up ecosystem.
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