Loco, Activision Blizzard to host COD Mobile tournament in India

21 Dec, 2020 Gaming Events 39 0 Comment

Loco, India’s premium e-sports and game streaming platform has joined hands with Activision Blizzard to host Call of Duty Mobile tournament with a prize pool in India and will accompany a prize money of Rs 35 lakh. Being pitched as the country’s grandest CoD Mobile tournament till date, it is stipulated to consist of two tournaments: the Call of Duty Mobile India Cup Open and Call of Duty Mobile India Cup Pro.

Registrations for this large-scale tournament are already underway and will follow an open qualifier format. Pan-India teas will compete against each other in 5v5 matches. While the total prize money is Rs 10 lakh, the top team shall go away with Rs five lakh from this amount. The remaining amount will be shared by teams up to the 8th position.

Once the open battles are over, around 16 qualifying teams will advance to the Call of Duty Mobile India Cup Pro level, where they will be joined by pro Call of Duty Mobile teams to play 5v5 matches, which will take place 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.

To put the prize money distribution into perspective, the total prize pool of the 5v5 matches in Call of Duty Mobile India Cup Pro is Rs 25 lakh of which the top team will get Rs 10 lakh. The 2nd and 3rd teams will receive Rs five lakh and Rs three lakh, respectively.  And yet again the teams up to the 8th position shall receive the remaining prize amount. Sharing his optimism about this grand tournament, Anirudh Pandita Founder, Pocket Aces, said that over the years, Call of Duty has become a legendary title and the organizing teams are all geared up to build the Call of Duty Mobile eSports ecosystem in India 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,” mentioned Pandita.

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