- PMPL South Asia partners with Mountain Dew.
- The tournament set to resume on 22nd May.
PMPL South Asia have announced that soft drink brand, Mountain Dew will be joining them as platinum sponsors for the event. The tournament is the flagship event for the PUBG MOBILE fans in South Asia and is by far the most prestigious and coveted event. The tournament was preceded by the regional PMCO's which allowed teams from India, Nepal and Bangladesh to qualify for PMPL, where they were joined by the invited teams. The 4 week league was expected to run in March and April but given the currently ongoing global pandemic, the tournament was indefinitely postponed until it was announced that it will resume on the 22nd of May.
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“We are delighted to partner with PUBG MOBILE Esports Program for its 2020 PUBG MOBILE Pro League South Asia. Mountain Dew has been a part of the esports journey for many years now & we recognize the potential of mobile gaming and esports in India. Mobile esports are truly open to everyone which is why PUBG MOBILE is such an ideal partner. We’re inspired by the passion of this community and look forward to continuing to fuel this ever-growing ecosystem,” said Naseeb Puri – Director Mountain Dew & Energy PepsiCo India
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“We are very pleased to partner with Mountain Dew and PepsiCo on PMPL South Asia. Mountain Dew is amongst the most iconic brands in India & worldwide; it has been a part of the gaming & esports community for years, and is a beverage that’s loved by gamers worldwide. We are sure with the synergies that we share, this partnership will stretch the reach of the Pro League, and create excitement with the fans of both PUBG MOBILE and Mountain Dew” said James Yang, Director of PUBG MOBILE Global Esports, Tencent Games.
Teams who claim the top spot in the PMPLs will qualify for the PMWL and may even get a chance to compete in the biggest esports event of the year, PUBG MOBILE World Championship, which takes place in December and carries a substantial portion of the $5 million USD prize pool for the all-year esports program. New dates of PMWL will be announced soon as the entire PUBG MOBILE esports calendar has been affected by the global pandemic.