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5 best things to know about Battlegrounds Mobile India Series (BGIS) 2021

Knowing the best things about BGIS 2021 ( Image via Battlegrounds Mobile India's YouTube Channel)
Knowing the best things about BGIS 2021 ( Image via Battlegrounds Mobile India's YouTube Channel)
Samarjit Paul
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Battlegrounds Mobile India Series (BGIS) 2021 is Battlegrounds Mobile India's first major official tournament since the game's release in July. BGIS 2021 was announced in August and was supposed to be held earlier. However, an increase in the number of in-game hackers led officials to call a hold on the tournament.

The introduction of a new anti-cheat system mechanism in the 1.7 update saw over three million hackers getting banned. With a safe gaming environment, the tournament is finally going to commence on December 4. Since the registration process is over, the Indian mobile gaming community is buzzing with excitement.


What are the 5 best things to know about Battlegrounds Mobile India Series (BGIS) 2021?

1) Prize Pool

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BGIS is the first major official tournament in the BGMI Esports scenario in over a year and a half. Therefore, Krafton has announced the prize pool accordingly to meet the expectations.

The prize pool set for BGIS 2021 is a mammoth ₹1 Crore. The winning team will be handed ₹50 Lakhs, the runners-up will get the amount of ₹25 Lakh, and the third-placed team will get ₹10 lakh.


2) Invited teams

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The invited Esports teams are the already established Tier 1 teams present in the BGMI community. These teams and organizations have proved their metal in several previous official and unofficial tournaments. BGIS 2021 will have the presence of 32 invited teams. They are:

  1. Soul
  2. GodLike Esports
  3. Hydra
  4. Team X Spark
  5. Velocity Gaming
  6. OR Esports
  7. Global Esports
  8. Orangutan
  9. 8bit
  10. 7Sea Esports
  11. Team Insane
  12. Team XO
  13. Team Forever
  14. Chemin Esports
  15. Marcos Gaming
  16. Nigma Galaxy
  17. Skylightz Gaming
  18. Revenant Esports
  19. Team Reckoning
  20. Axom Esports
  21. Enigma Gaming
  22. Hyderabad Hydras
  23. TSM
  24. Orgless 5
  25. Force One
  26. Rivalry Esports
  27. Blind Esports
  28. True Rippers
  29. Team Mayhem
  30. Udog India
  31. Burn X Official
  32. Team Incognito

3) BGIS Grind

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Since the invited teams will be the major crowd pullers, Krafton has organized a Grind series where the 32 invited teams, divided into four groups, will fight against each other in several matches. The Grind is set to be the perfect platform for teams to practice en route to the tournament.


4) Potential slot in international PUBG Mobile tournaments

The inaugural winners of BGIS might be given a direct slot for future PUBG Mobile tournaments. With teams from all other regions of the world fighting it out in the group stages, India's representation could be massive on the international level.


5) BGIS 2021 Schedule

The BGIS 2021 Schedule has been published by Krafton. Here's a look at the schedule:

In-Game Qualifiers: December 4 - December 8

Online Qualifiers: December 16 - December 30

Quarter Finals: January 2 - January 5

Semi Finals: January 7 - January 10

Grand Finals: January 13 - January 16


Edited by Rupak Kumar Jha
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