Slowly but steadily, Esports is getting some well-deserved attention. And what’s interesting is that it’s not just the adults who are making it big in Esports these days, as even kids are making a big name for themselves by playing games like Fortnite and PUBG. You remember the kid who won $4 million by winning the Fortnite World Cup, right?
Well, now, we’re looking at a team of kids from Indonesia who walked away with a hefty cash prize by winning the PUBG Mobile Club Open Fall Split Global. Yes, Team Bigetron RA from Indonesia just won the tournament and walked away with a whopping $180,000, which roughly translates to about Rs 1.29 Crore. Let that sink in for a moment.
The runner-up also won $90,000 which is also not a small amount. It roughly translates to about Rs 65 Lakh. That being said, winning such a tournament isn’t an easy thing to pull off. It takes a lot of practice since you’ll essentially be competing with the best teams out there. India’s Team SouL also competed in a different split, but they couldn’t get through to the finals.
Team SouL participated this year as well, but they only managed to put a score of 103 on the board after 16 matches, whereas the winning team had 303. Nonetheless, we’re incredibly proud of the team and we hope they’ll win it next time.
But coming back to the Esports part, we think it’s high time people start taking Esports seriously. There’s a huge scope in this field and since it’s still evolving, there’s a lot of room for growth. It makes us really happy to see these young talents getting all the attention they deserve.
We really hope more parents will come across such achievements and let their kid pursue a future in gaming, instead of making them feel bad for gaming.