Team Soul was declared winner after 48-hour battle at PMCO India Finals 2019. (PUBG India/Twitter)
PUBG mobile game is known for its addictive trance. People have left homes, fought with loved ones and even divorced their spouses just so that they can play PUBG in peace. Now, four Indians have achieved a rare feat that will make every PUBGian squirm in jealousy! Four Indians that formed ‘Team Soul’ won the prestigious PUBG Mobile Club Open India Finals. Not only that, they also won staggering Rs 41 lakhs as prize money!
“Congratulations "Team SOUL" on winning the PUBG MOBILE Club Open India Finals! Also, Team IND and Team Indian Tigers who have advanced to the Prelims of PMCO Global Finals! See you guys at BERLIN! And a BIG THANK YOU for all in making this event a huge success!,” PUBG India said on Twitter. Popular sports portal ‘Sportskeeda’ said that the finale was nothing short of an India vs Pakistan cricket match. “Whenever Team Soul took a kill, the whole crowd went mad and started hooting for them. Let's have a look at the final standings of PMCO India Regional Finals 2019,” the Sportskeeda report said.
Tally of PMCO India 2019 Finals is as following
1: Team Soul 254
2: Team IND 246
3: IIndianTigers 219
4: Entity Gaming 205
5: Team LFP 185
The insanely popular game has now been downloaded more than 400 million times across platforms. Tencent Games and PUBG Corporation, in a statement said, “PUBG Mobile has now been downloaded more than 400M times across platforms, and has surpassed the mark of 50M daily active users.” It is to be noted that these numbers exclude activity in Tencent’s home country of China, where the game was recently pulled from release.
Recently, PUBG Mobile 0.13.0 update went live. The update brings weapon mastery system, a third controller preset and many more.
After PUBG Mobile's latest update, KooSung Jeong of PUBG's console development team said, “The next patch is currently scheduled for June 27 PDT and will introduce some highly demanded features to the console experience, including the auto-equipping of scopes, magazines and muzzle attachments, a tactical marker communications system for those players without access to mics, and a new controller layout scheme for better mobility in battle.”
“Vikendi and Erangel will both get loot rebalances and the highly anticipated Weapons Mastery system makes will make its debut on consoles,” Jeong added.
Last month, analytics firm Sensor Tower said that PUBG Mobile became the world's top grossing mobile game. “It overtook Honour of Kings by raking in $146 million last month. While Play Store and App Store revenues accounted for $76 million, rest came from the Chinese version of the game i.e. Game for Peace,” Sensor Tower had said.