Battlegrounds Mobile India wins best game at Google Play Best of 2021 Awards

BATTLEGROUNDS MOBILE INDIA (BGMI) has been awarded Best Competitive and Best Game at the Google Play Best of 2021 Awards.

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BATTLEGROUNDS MOBILE INDIA (BGMI), the popular online multiplayer battle royale game developed and published by the South Korean video game developer KRAFTON, Inc. has been awarded Best Competitive and Best Game at the Google Play Best of 2021 Awards organized by Google Play.

BGMI at Google Play Best of 2021 Awards

Commenting on the recognition, Mr. Wooyol Lim, Head of BATTLEGROUNDS MOBILE Division at KRAFTON, Inc. said, “This recognition is a testmanent to BGMI’s commitment to create an immersive, enjoyable, and diverse gaming experience for players in India. We accept this award on behalf of our players and are grateful to them for their continued enthusiasm and endless support. Since BGMI’s launch, the feedback from our fans has been incredible, and that’s the pillar on which we are building India centric events, and contents. We have some really exciting things in store for our fans in the final month of the year.”

“We are thrilled to kickstart iQOO BATTLEGROUNDS MOBILE INDIA SERIES in December and are confident many gaming enthusiasts are also lookin forward to it.!”

KRAFTON has received an overwhelming response from gamers in India. Within the first week of the launch of BATTLEGROUNDS MOBILE INDIA this year, KRAFTON saw an overwhelming 40 million downloads in just over a month on release and 16 million Daily Active Users. Notably BGMI players will also be able to represent the country in Asian Games next year in a medalled event. Running from September 10th to September 25th 2022, competitors will play on a special BGMI Asian Games Version for their chance at a gold medal.

Recently, KRAFTON, Inc. released a series of films to encourage gamers to take care of themselves and their squad mates’ mental health as they take on the Battlegrounds. The campaign- ‘Game Responsibly’ promotes safer and responsible gaming habits and builds awareness amongst players to cultivate safer and healthy gaming habits.

Indian gamers to compete at the 2022 Asian Games, qualifying via Battlegrounds Mobile India

KRAFTON, the South Korean video game company recently announced that Indian players will be able to qualify for the official esports program of the 2022 Asian Games via BATTLEGROUNDS MOBILE INDIA. This will allow Indian gamers the privilege and opportunity to compete at the event for medals. The Games will run from September 10th to September 25th, 2022, with competitors from across Asia competing for the medals. BGMI’s inclusion in the e-sports games bouquet exemplifies KRAFTON’s commitment to developing e-sports ecosystem globally & in India.

Also Read: BGIS 2021: Champion will be invited to PMGC 2021 Grand Finals

KRAFTON has been investing heavily in the development of Indian gaming, esports, and IT entertainment industries with the establishment of its Indian office. The company invested a total of 70 million USD this year in the Indian IT sector including the leading Indian esports company Nodwin Gaming, the game streaming platform Loco, and India’s No.1 web novel platform Pratilipi.

The Asian Games is a multi-sport event that’s held every four years, in which Asia’s best athletes compete. The event is recognised by the International Olympic Committee as the second-largest event of its kind, behind only the Olympics. The Asian Games first paved the way for esports representation with its inclusion as a demonstration sport in 2018. In 2020, and now 2022, esports is part of the official program and a medalled event.

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