Team Encore has won the BGMI Freedom Face Off, a one-day tournament organized to celebrate India’s 75th Independence Day. The tournament featured 16 invited teams that competed against each other in two matches on Erangel and Sanhok in FPP and TPP mode respectively.
Team Encore emerged victorious with a total of 37 points at the end of these two matches and took home Rs. 85,000 from the total prize pool of Rs. 2,10,000. Team Scout secured the second position with 34 points and won Rs. 40,000 whereas Team Jonathan came in third with 28 points and won Rs. 25,000.
A Pan Fight and Fist Fight was also organized. Encore from Team Encore won the Pan Fight while Shreeman from Team Shreeman Legend was the winner of the Fist Fight match. Both of them were awarded Rs. 30,000 each.
Upcoming BGMI tournaments
Battlegrounds Mobile India just launched last month for Android devices and it has millions of active players. To give these players a chance to make their mark in the competitive scene, BGMI tournaments are frequently organized.
A couple of days after launch, Krafton announced the Battlegrounds Mobile India Series 2021 with a prize pool of Rs. 1 crore. Registrations for the tournament are already open. BGMI Launch Party with a prize pool of Rs. 6,00,000 was also hosted in July. Krafton is expected to announce more tournaments and fuel the game’s growth even further.
Calls for ban on BGMI
There have been calls to ban Battlegrounds Mobile India, with the most recent one coming from ADJ Naresh Kumar Laka, who wrote a letter to PM Modi urging him to ban not only BGMI but also Free Fire.