PUBG and Vivo have partnered up for the PUBG Mobile Club Open 2019 gaming tournament. Here’s what you need to know.
Vivo has announced a partnership with PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds Mobile (PUBG Mobile) for the upcoming PUBG Mobile Club Open 2019. Vivo will now be the title sponsor for the upcoming gaming tournament, for which the players will come from around ten regions across the globe.
The players will battle all their way through the Spring & Fall Split in order to get to the prize pool of a whopping 2.5million USD. With such a partnership, Vivo will be working on smartphones that will provide ultra-smooth gaming performance for high demanding games like PUBG Mobile.
Commenting on the partnership, Mr. Nipun Marya, Director-Brand Strategy, vivo India said, “vivo thrives to be at the forefront of the eSports industry to best serve its consumers. The partnership with PUBG MOBILE is a key milestone especially given that it is a leading mobile game developed by Tencent Games and PUBG Corporation that has millions of fans globally. PUBG MOBILE Club Open 2019 is a strong opportunity to showcase vivo’s vision of ‘enjoying the extraordinary’ by bringing global players a true gaming experience like no other. This global partnership will unfold and strengthen vivo’s position in being an innovative and stylish brand that always puts our consumer experience first.”
“We are excited to partner with vivo, as they have a strong reputation in being innovative and putting the consumer’s needs first. As an innovative brand ourselves, this partnership highlights our dedication to bring the best experience possible to our players and fans around the world. This partnership is just the beginning, we want to continue building a strong portfolio of partnerships with industry-leading companies, such as vivo, to provide the best mobile gaming experience possible,” said Vincent Wang, General Manager of Global Publishing Department, Tencent Games.
The qualifying round of the upcoming PUBG Mobile Club Open 2019 tournament started on March 22, 2019. The Spring Split Global Finals will be hosted in July this year followed by the Fall Split Global Finals in December