Krafton has revealed that Chinese smartphone manufacturer iQOO will be the title sponsor for all Battlegrounds Mobile India (BGMI) esports tournaments in 2022. IQOO was also a sponsor for the BGMI India Series (BMIS), which is the official tournament for the battle royale title.
In 2022 BGMI will have Four(4) official tournaments, The Battlegrounds Mobile Open Challenge (BMOC), the Battlegrounds Pro Series (BMPS) season one, the Battlegrounds Mobile Open Challenge (BMIS), and the Battlegrounds Pro Series (BMPS) season two will all be held in 2022.
These tournaments will have a total prize fund of Rs. 6 crores (about $799,000). The BMOC qualifications are presently in progress. iQOO will now be the title sponsor of all four competitions. The streaming platform Loco will be the "powered by" sponsor of these tournaments, according to Krafton.
"At Krafton, we're dedicated to strengthening the Indian esports ecosystem while providing engaging experiences for our gaming community," said Minu Lee, the company's head of BGMI. "The BGMI 2022 esports championships will provide players of all levels, from experts to amateurs, the opportunity to perfect their talents and build a name for themselves in the Indian gaming ecosystem." We are ecstatic to have iQOO and Loco as sponsors for this year's competition, and to have them join us in our efforts to create a one-of-a-kind athletic event in the country."