Create
Notifications

PUBG Mobile, Free Fire nominated for Mobile Game of the Year award at Esports Awards 2021

The two battle royale titles have been nominated for the coveted gong at the Esports Awards 2021
The two battle royale titles have been nominated for the coveted gong at the Esports Awards 2021
Debolina Banerjee
visit

The Esports Awards is a coveted awards ceremony where the best people, teams, and games of the year are highlighted. Esports in the mobile gaming industry has witnessed massive growth in the previous years and is still growing with every passing day.

The Esports Awards 2021 have five categories:

  • Esports Apparel of the Year
  • Esports Content Creator of the Year
  • Esports Mobile Game of the Year presented by Verizon
  • Esports Personality of the Year
  • Streamer of the Year

Also read: Esports Awards 2021 finalists: Full list of nominees including MortaL, xQc, Dr DisRespect, and more


Esports Awards 2021: PUBG Mobile, Free Fire nominated

The Esports Mobile Game of the Year category was introduced the previous year. Players are thrilled to find two of their favorite battle royale titles, PUBG Mobile and Free Fire, in the list of nominations.

Both are immensely popular mobile gaming titles that have millions of fans worldwide.

PUBG Mobile accumulated $2.7 billion from player spending in 2020 (Image via Xtrafondos)
PUBG Mobile accumulated $2.7 billion from player spending in 2020 (Image via Xtrafondos)

As per a Sensor Tower report, PUBG Mobile accumulated $2.7 billion from player spending in 2020, with revenue touching $300 million in March itself.

Free Fire overtook PUBG Mobile to become the top battle royale mobile game by player spending in USA (Image via Wallpapersden)
Free Fire overtook PUBG Mobile to become the top battle royale mobile game by player spending in USA (Image via Wallpapersden)

The battle between Free Fire and PUBG Mobile continues to heat up with their Esports Awards 2021 nominations. Also, another report from Sensor Tower showed that Free Fire overtook PUBG Mobile to become the top battle royale mobile game in the US by players spending in the first quarter of 2021.

Free Fire had also generated approximately $100 million in revenue in the last quarter of 2020.

Also read: Two more PUBG Mobile YouTubers called out for racial remarks towards MLA as Battlegrounds Mobile India release draws closer, Bollywood celebrities react as well

Aside from PUBG Mobile and Free Fire, another popular mobile game, Call of Duty: Mobile, was nominated for the same category at the Esports Award 2021. Players can check the list below to find out about the other games selected in the Esports Mobile Game of the Year category:

  • Clash Royale
  • League of Legends: Wild Rift
  • Mobile Legends: Bang Bang
  • Arena of Valor
  • Brawl Stars

They can head to this website to cast their vote for their favorite mobile game and the other categories mentioned above.

Also read: 5 most underrated passive abilities in Free Fire


Edited by Ravi Iyer
comments icon6 comments
Article image

Go to article

Quick Links:

More from Sportskeeda
Fetching more content...
App download animated image Get the free App now