EWar to host ‘BGMI’ Mahayudh with a prize pool of Rs 1.5 lakhs

EWar Games has announced the second annual edition of its flagship ‘Battle Royale’ squad-based mega-sports tournament franchise titled BATTLEGROUNDS MOBILE INDIA Mahayudh Season Two. The tournament will witness participation from several prominent professional BGMI squads, alongside 5000 ‘underdog’ teams will also be a part of this event.

Notably, the tournament – which has collaborated with Upthrust Esports as its official streaming partner and GemWire as the official media partner – is offering a massive prize pool of Rs 1.5 lakhs; the prizes (monetary rewards) will be given out to the winner (Rs 75K), first runners up, second runners up and third runners up teams of the tournament. The top three ranked teams of the Mahayudh will also be invited to the next BGMI tournament conducted by EWar Games. Additionally, there will be a cash prize for one ‘Most Valuable Player’, who will be chosen once the tournament gets over.

The 18 pro teams that have been invited and have confirmed to be a part of EWar’s BGMI Mahayudh Season Two are – SouL, Skylightz, F1-LS, IND, Marcos Gaming, OR, Team 8BIT, GE, FIN-VR1, RVNG, Enigma Gaming, Redowl, Galaxy Racers, Revenant, Team iYD, 7SEA, and Rich Namma Bengaluru. On the other hand, 5000 ‘underdog’ amateur teams with over 20,000 players (four players per team) will be competing fiercely in the ‘Qualifiers’ and ‘Quarter Finals’ stages of the tournament, following which only 10 teams will proceed to the ‘Semi Finals’ stage where they will be facing the elite ‘pro’ teams.

Speaking about the tournament, EWar Games head of esports Nauman Mulla says, “After huge success in season one last year, we are happy and glad to host the second season of our quintessential esports tournament – EWarMahayudh, which will act as a catalyst to accelerate the excitement and growth of and for the vibrant BGMI gaming community across India. Through this Mahayudh tournament, our objective is to provide a great platform for budding, less-known Battlegrounds Mobile India gamers in the country, and enable them to compete and prove their mettle against the top-notch BGMI squads as the nation. Currently, we at EWar are witnessing a lot of buzz and excitement in the esports community around this tournament. We look forward to an action packed, highly completive tournament over the next few days.”

The Semi-Finals of the BGMI Mahayudh Season Two, which is scheduled to happen between 24 to 26 August, will witness the battle of the ‘underdogs’ vs. ‘pros’, and will be restreamed on UpthurstEsports’ channel, in addition to livestreaming on EWar’s official channel. The Finals of the Mahayudh Season Two will be held and streamed from 27 to 29 August, where 19 top teams (18 qualified teams from the Semi Finals stage + one fan favourite team) will be taking part. 

Free-of-cost team registrations (with no entry fees) of the tournament were underway on EWar’s mobile gaming app till 19 August. Only within a few days of opening up registrations, EWar received registration applications for over 5000 teams from various parts of India.