Jio and MediaTek announce Gaming Masters 2.0 BGMI esports event with Rs. 12.5 lakhs prize pool

Reliance Jio has partnered with MediaTek to launch the ‘Gaming Masters 2,0’ e-sports tournament in India. The tournament, which will be open to all players in India, will be played on the latest Battlegrounds Mobile India (BGMI) game, and has a total prize pool of Rs. 12.5 lakhs.

This comes after a successful run in the first season with ‘Free Fire’ earlier this year, which attracted over 14,000 team registrations. This is available to both Jio and non-Jio users via the JioGames platform.

There will be a ‘Play & Win Daily’ series where gamers can participate every day, get rewarded, and also stand a chance to compete with professional teams for the ultimate championship.

Registrations for the  Gaming Masters 2.0 started today, November 12th on and will continue till November 21st.

  • The tournament will consist of four qualifiers in total, and each qualifier will have three rounds, where five teams from each qualifier will qualify to ‘Road to Finale’ on December 21.
  • Round 1 will consist of 20 teams playing in each match, who will play a set of 2 maps. Scores from both maps will be tallied, and the winning team will qualify to Round 2, in the basis of scoring system.
  • Round 2 will consist of 16 teams in each match, who will play a set of two maps. Score from both maps will be tallied, and the top five teams from each lobby will qualify for the next stage.
  • Round 3 will consist of 20 teams who will play a set of 5 maps. Score from all maps will be tallied, and the top five teams will qualify to Road to Finale. Players will use their own online accounts and Gamer Tags/IDs. There’s no participation fees.

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