With mobile esports growing rapidly by the day, recognition, intrigue, and acceptance of the esports genre is also increasing. A testament to this statement is the recently-concluded Esports Awards 2020, where the mobile gaming category was added for the first time in the event's five-year history.
Zuxxy keeps PUBG Mobile flag flying high
And in some excellent news for PUBG Mobile, Zuxxy from Bigetron Red Aliens (BTR) won the Mobile Esports Player of the Year award. The game's fans from Indonesia and around the world were thrilled by the 17-year-old victory. Along with his team, the pro has been dominating the PUBG Mobile esports circuit for 18 months.
Zuxxy and BTR have won the PMCO Global Championship Fall 2019, multiple regional PMCO's and PMPL's (Pro Leagues), and the PUBG Mobile World League 2020 Season Zero East (PMWL 2020). Zuxxy and his twin brother and teammate Luxxy have been nicknamed the Tachibana twins after the popular anime characters from the Captain Tsubasa series.
In his acceptance speech, Zuxxy thanked his parents, teammates, and the staff of Bigetron Esports. He also thanked the fans of BTR for supporting them through thick and thin. Lastly, he hoped that more Indonesian players could come out and represent the country on the global stage regarding esports.
Another popular streamer and Indian esports player nominated alongside Zuxxy was Soul Mortal, who just missed out on the award. There is no doubt he would be happy that a fellow PUBG Mobile player was honored with the prestigious award.
Interestingly, Luxxy was also nominated in the same category.
Nominated players for the Mobile Esports Player of the Year award
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The Esports Awards 2020 is honoring the best people and teams across the esports scene for their achievements and concluded today.
The awards officials had announced its finalists in different categories on 23rd July.Published 22 Nov 2020, 09:18 IST