BGMI records 100 million registered users; completes one year
The game has received huge reception since its launch.
Krafton's latest announcement has revealed that Battlegrounds Mobile India (BGMI) has reached 100 million users in India. Notably, the game also marks its one-year anniversary in the nation. BGMI is one of the most famous battle royale games and has a large selection of maps, game modes, in-game partnerships, and events.
With India-focused events and content over the last year, BGMI has aided in the development of a robust Esports ecosystem in the nation. The BGMI has witnessed an increase in interactive competitions, prize pools, and possibilities for ambitious gamers to be noticed and leave their imprint on the industry. The most recent tournament from KRAFTON, Battlegrounds Mobile India Pro Series (BMPS) Season 1, recently concluded with Team Soul emerging as the winners, which also marks the ongoing BGMI Esports Roadmap 2022 has now reached halfway.
"BGMI's first year has been a resounding success with millions of players joining to experience the game. We have brought in major tournaments, Indian themed collaborations, and celebrated India centric events with the community with a goal in curating a gameplay unique to our Indian users," said Changhan Kim, CEO of Krafton. "India is an important market for Krafton. We are positive about the opportunities in the country and are committed to create a robust gaming ecosystem. Our focus is pivoted towards constantly elevating the mobile gaming experience for our growing community and invest in the flourishing start-up landscape here"
KRAFTON, Inc. invested approximately $100 million USD in India's indigenous video game, Esports, and entertainment firms over the past year in order to create a thriving gaming start-up ecosystem.