BGMI's availability on iOS will help the gaming community thrive: Ultimate Battle founder

The highly anticipated iOS BGMI release has finally happened in a major boost to all those gamers who were excited about the launch.

The game is now available to download and play on the Apple iOS App Store for fans in India. (Image Credit: Twitter)
PUBLISHED: Aug 18, 20213 MINUTE READ

Battlegrounds Mobile India (BGMI) has finally launched on iOS, in a significant development. Players had been waiting for two months for the game to launch, with the release resulting in a lot of elation and excitement. Tarun Gupta, who is the founder of Ultimate Battle, India’s first-ever one-stop online esports platform believes that the release of Battlegrounds Mobile India on iOS will result in a substantial increase in the userbase. He further stated that the gaming community will thrive as a result of this.

“Adding yet another feather to its cap, the exclusive battle royale game Battlegrounds Mobile India will now be available on iOS. The move will lead to a substantial increase in the userbase and we can envision that the gaming community will thrive. We’ll also be looking into adding BGMI to our flagship tournament All India Esports league (AIEL) which will be launched very soon,” said Gupta expressing his excitement.

“At Ultimate Battle, BGMI was introduced on our esports platform a month back just after its launch. We witnessed great player participation with a noticeable spike in engagement rate around this battle royale game. As the game has already crossed the 50 million downloads mark, this launch will further fuel the esports ecosystem in India. More players in BGMI means more exciting actions in the esports arena,” he added.

“Esports fraternity was waiting for BGMI to be available on iOS”

Abhishek Aggarwal, the Co-Founder & CEO of Trinity Gaming, India’s top gaming talent management company believes that the esports segment will witness more enthusiasts joining the growing industry.

“The esports fraternity was waiting for BGMI to be available on iOS. The roaring success of the multiplayer battle royale game with close to 50 million downloads showcases the positive response the exclusive game receives in India. Now that it is available to iOS users too, the esports segment expects to witness more esports enthusiasts joining the growing industry and more gaming content creators coming along the way,” said Aggarwal.

“Trinity has been leading and supporting the young and dynamic talents growing in the space of esports, and we can foresee some big changes happening in the participation coming along with the BGMI iOS version,” he added.

Wait is finally over

It took about 47 days since the official launch of the game, for BGMI iOS launch to take place. Krafton has started teasing the launch of the title on its social media, but there was no official word. However, the organisation did mention that players will be informed about the Battlegrounds Mobile India iOS launch via social media.

There is a ton of rewards waiting for fans of the game who have just joined the party. Starting off, all players will get exciting Welcome Rewards – the Recon Mask, Recon Outfit, the Celebration Expert Title and 300AG which can be redeemed together from the Event Center. As a part of welcoming them to “India Ka Battlegrounds”, exclusive gifts like the Supply and classic Crate Coupons along with the Constable Set can be redeemed separately from the Event Center.



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