POCO to host ‘PUBG’ Battle Arena Gaming League in collaboration with GamingMonk

POCO, an independent brand of Chinese handset maker Xiaomi, has announced its PUBG Battle Arena GamingLeague in partnership with esports company GamingMonk.The gaming league is expected to attract gamers from around the country.

“India’s consumption patterns in e-sports have seen immense growth over the last few years. We strongly resonate with the youth and aim to reach out to potential users to encourage the growing engagement with the best gamers in the country,” POCO India general manager Manmohan Chandolu said in a statement. Each squad will comprise four participants, with 500 of them battling for the top spot in the battle royale tournament.Each member of the winning squad will receive POCO X2 (Review) smartphones.The winning team from each group will qualify for the semi-final that will be held on the same day after all the group matches. The top eight teams in the semi-finals will qualify for the finale that will be held on four May. Those interested in participating in the qualifiers can register themselves on the GamingMonk Tournament portal. Meanwhile, the company has increased the price of Poco X2 in India due to GST hike. After the price hike, Poco X2 6GB + 64GB variant will now be priced at Rs 16,999, against its earlier price of Rs 15,999. The 6GB + 128GB variant now costs Rs 17,999, against its earlier price of Rs 16,999, and lastly the top-end 8GB + 256GB variant now costs Rs 20,999, against its earlier price of Rs 19,999.