A total of 11 Nepali teams are competing at the PUBG Mobile Pro League South Asia Spring 2022. Launched today, the league will span four weeks, i.e. up to 17 April 2022. With a prize pool of USD 150,000, the top PUBG MOBILE talents will be competing head-to-head for the crown.
PMPL hosted a one-time-only qualifier earlier this year with athletes from Nepal, Sri Lanka, and Mongolia vying for a spot in the championship. The team invited included lower-seeded PMPL teams together with top teams from PUBG MOBILE competitions in 2021 as well as PMPL 2021. After intense competition, 4 teams qualified to claim their spots besides 7 direct invites based on their performances during last season. So, a total of 11 teams from Nepal got qualified out of 20 spots for the PMPL 2022 edition including Da Atrax Esports, Deadeyes Guys, Vibes Esports, Skylightz Gaming, Trained To Kill, RAW Esports, HIGH VOLTAGE, DRS Gaming, JyanMaara Esports, 7Sea Esports, and ElementriX.
Spanned across four weeks, 20 teams will battle for a place in each week’s super weekend comprising 16 teams. Upon the conclusion of the finals in the fourth week, the scores accumulated across all weeks will be combined to decide the champion for the edition.
With increasing players coming in every day, Esports seems to be growing intensively in Nepal and South Asia. PUBG MOBILE is one of Nepal’s largest Esports titles as well as key Esports drivers demanding a significant amount of teamwork, hand-eye coordination, and strategy. Teams are supposed to balance survival, battle tactics while leveraging one another’s strengths and covering up weaknesses in order to advance to the top. PUBG MOBILE has also seen significant growth in Asia and has even been selected as an Esports Medal Event at the Hangzhou 2022 Asian Games.
With Tencent’s PUBG Mobile Sports aiming to strengthen the Esports ecosystems of its regions, PMPL will run on an annual cycle to improve both the experience and the stability of the sport’s competitiveness. PUBG MOBILE Esports has already expanded regional activity with the launch of PMPL Pakistan and PMPL Africa laying the foundation for the development of stronger amateur circuits.
By doing so, the PUBG MOBILE Club Open has shifted to a regional amateur and semi-pro tournament contrary to its previous position as a direct ‘gateway to PMPL’. Rather, the PMNC and Regional CUP opening gates for PMPL together with a range of local and regional PUBG MOBILE Esports authorized events to rack up points for spots in these two tournaments.
PMPL will be broadcasted across all competing regions in South Asia including Nepal, Sri Lanka, and Mongolia. It will stream across Tencent’s social media properties along with the social media platforms of Nepal’s local teams too.
Similarly, PUBG MOBILE Esports continues the momentum with OPPO to deliver an enhanced gaming experience to South Asia’s gaming enthusiasts. And there will be exciting activities with the upcoming OPPO F lineup to look forward to.