As per the recent announcement by Krafton, the pre-registration for the game went live on the Google Play Store for fans in India on the 18th of May. It received 7.6 million pre-registrations on its opening day, crossing 20 million pre-registrations in two weeks.
Here is what the industry leaders have to say about the announcement:
- Mr. Tarun Gupta, Founder, Ultimate Battle, India’s first-ever one-stop online esports platform:
“We’re looking forward to the launch of Battlegrounds Mobile India which is expected to happen by the third week of this month. The pre-registration phase has marked great success with 20 million Indian gamers which will continue to grow. We can easily forecast that the game will have above 50 million gamers in the first quarter of its launch. The cult for this enormous success came as it’s the favorite game of Indian gamers which is making a much-awaited coming back. The game is surely going to revolutionize the Indian gaming and esports scene, it’s simply history in making to fuel the Indian esports ecosystem.
At Ultimate Battle, we’re looking forward to the launch of Battlegrounds Mobile India as we strive to provide the esports community with gaming events, content, and more through our online esports platform which caters to more than 3,00,000 registered gamers.”
- Mr. Shivam Rao, Co-Founder & COO, Trinity Gaming, India’s top gaming talent management firm:
“This comes with no surprise as Indian esports lovers were eagerly waiting for it. The highly anticipated game is welcomed by the esports gaming fraternity, as they seek to enjoy a similar rush again. This opens a whole new possibility for our gaming content creators who will be able to engage and entertain their followers as Battlegrounds Mobile India tends to have a dedicated following base.
For the gaming & esports content creators, it will be a new route to explore more new content and also engage with the new set of followers of Battlegrounds Mobile India.”