Loco, Activision Blizzard to host Call of Duty Mobile tournament in India
Indian e-sports and game streaming platform Loco has teamed up with Activision Blizzard to host Call of Duty Mobile tournament with a prize pool of ₹35 lakh. Touted as India’s biggest CoD Mobile tournament, it will feature Call of Duty Mobile India Cup Open and Call of Duty Mobile India Cup Pro. Registrations for Call of Duty Mobile India Cup Open tournament are underway.
Teams across the country are eligible for the tournament and will compete against each other in 5v5 matches in an open qualifier format. The total prize pool is ₹10 lakh of which ₹5 lakh will be awarded to the top team. The remaining prize pool will be split amongst teams between teams up to 8th position.
After the open battles, as many as 16 qualifying teams will advance to the Call of Duty Mobile India Cup Pro where they will be joined by pro Call of Duty Mobile teams to play 5v5 matches in a league format.
Team Mayhem and Team IND are among the top illustrious teams that have been invited for the Call of Duty Mobile India Cup Pro to level up the excitement and intensity. The total prize pool of the 5v5 matches in Call of Duty Mobile India Cup Pro is 25 lakh of which the top team will get ₹10 lakh. The 2nd and 3rd teams will receive ₹5 lakh and ₹3 lakh, respectively. The remaining prize pool will be shared with teams up to the 8th position.
"Call of Duty is a legendary title and we are really excited to build the Call of Duty Mobile eSports ecosystem in the country from the ground up. The Call of Duty Mobile India Cup is the first step in the formation of this ecosystem and will help cement India’s position on the global esports map. We are elated to have magnificent teams like Team IND, and Team Mayhem on board with us and in a country where esports is growing at an unprecedented rate, this is just the beginning of a journey to many more milestones,” Anirudh Pandita Founder, Pocket Aces said in a release.