PUBG MOBILE World League Season Zero breaks Viewership Record, Bigetron Red Aliens and Futbolist crowned East & West Champions
Bigetron Red Aliens and Futbolist have emerged victorious at the PUBG MOBILE World League (PWML) Season Zero Finals, proving themselves the best teams in the East and West Leagues.
The Finals took place this past weekend, from 6-9 August, and saw the finest 32 PUBG MOBILE teams in the world battle it out across 24 exhilarating rounds, before Indonesian team Bigetron Red Aliens and Turkish team Futbolist were crowned PMWL Season Zero East and West League Champions. The PMWL Season Zero Finals saw over 1.1 million concurrent viewers tune in for the event, and PMWL Season Zero has seen over 40 million hours watched since it began on 11 July.
The PMWL Season Zero Finals were an extremely close, expert display of skill. In both regions teams fought until the last circle to determine the Champions. In PMWL West, it was a nail-biting moment asFutbolist watched Loops Esports fight for the Championship, only to be taken out by Udr Killers shortly before they could have taken the lead.
InPMWL East, Bigetron Red Aliens (BTR) managed to secure enough points in the last match after T1 took out Orange Rock, allowing BTR to defend their Champions title with a 9-point lead.
Following the Grand Final, Alper Umut “Solkay” Can Ayyildiz from Futbolist and Ngô Ngọc “BreaK” Hảiwere from BOX Gaming were named the inaugural PMWL Season Zero West and East Grand Final MVPs, each receiving a USD 3,000 reward for their outstanding performance in the competition.
PMWL Season Zero is a new PUBG MOBILE global esports competition which began on 11 July. Due to the global pandemic, the PMWL was changed to an online only format, with 20 teams joining the World League East and 20 teams joining World League West, all battling for a total prize pool of USD 850,000.
This year’s PUBG MOBILE World League is sponsored by Qualcomm, the world’s leading wireless technology innovator and a driving force behind the development, launch, and expansion of 5G and mobile gaming innovation. Mountain Dew is a platinum partner to PUBG MOBILE World League and proud to support the next generation of gaming talent.
“We had huge ambitions for PMWL Season Zero in these unprecedented times, and a global online event of this scale had never been done before. Thanks to the incredible performances from our players, the hard work of the team, and the passion and support from our fans, we are proud to say it has been a huge success,” said James Yang, Director of PUBG MOBILE Global Esports.
“From all of us here at PUBG MOBILE Esports, congratulations to Bigetron Red Aliens and Futbolist for seeing off some incredibly fierce competition to claim the victories, and we’re incredibly excited to reveal what comes next in our competitive calendar,” Mr. Yang added.
Fan Favorite Players from different regions, which were voted for, in-game, by the community in July were also revealed during the PMWL Season Zero Finals, with each player receiving a USD 2,000 prize reward. The winners are:
- Tengis “ChocoNutX” Batnasan – NoChanceTeam – WildCard
- Jeon “Sayden” Min Jae – T1 – Korea
- Suzuki “SaRa” Kento – Reject.Scarlet – Japan
- Kozhir Akram “BAYe” Karim – Frag Machines – ME&AF
- Ahmad “Fredo” Fuad – Yoodo Gank – SEA
- Tanmay “Sc0utOP” Singh – Orange Rock – South Asia
- Gonzalo “Ayala” Ayala – Team Quesco – Americas
- Alper Umut “Solkay” Can Ayyildiz – Futbolist – EU
The PUBG MOBILE Esports Awards have also crowned the inaugural Season 1 PUBG MOBILE Pro League (PMPL) MVPs. They are:
- Azim “Draxx” Ikromi – Yoodo Gank) – SEA
- Lucas ‘”Carrilho” Miguel – Loops Esports – Americas
- Vivek Aabhas “ClutchGod” Horo – TSM – South Asia
The second episode of the PUBG MOBILE Esports Official Documentary series, “Between the Battlegrounds” is also now available here on the PUBG MOBILE Esports YouTube channel. Episode two “Be Resilient” introduces RensKy from team Morph, a new contender to the SEA competition and follows the stories of Valdus Esports MARTIN, Team Secret MADTOI, and the Bigetron Esports twin duo Zuxxy and Luxxy as they move closer to the PUBG Mobile World League.