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Tencent’s gaming brand Level Infinite partnered with the Esports World Cup Foundation to expand the PUBG Mobile and Honor of Kings (HoK). It is a three-year partnership and will open opportunities for talent across different aspects and sectors of the industry, ranging from gamers to creators, productions, and more. Not only this, but the collaboration also aims to host a total of 1,000 esports events in 2024. The partnership aims to give ample opportunities to pro players to showcase their talent and make a name for themselves. 

Under the partnership, Level Infinite and the Esports World Cup Foundation will work diligently to enhance the player experience and foster a competitive and player-centric environment. The General Manager of Tencent Games, Vincent Wang, spoke about the collaboration and said, “The global esports sector is experiencing exponential growth. As a brand, we are committed to facilitating game development and nurturing the next generation of game titles and esports athletes, fostering a community centered around inclusivity, connectivity, and accessibility.”

The CEO of Esports World Cup Foundation, Ralf Reichert, said, “At the Esports World Cup Foundation, one of our core missions is to build a sustainable global esports infrastructure so fans can enjoy our sport for generations to come. Our partnership with Level Infinite directly supports that mission, adding two of the most-played games to the Esports World Cup program for players and fans across the globe.”

As a part of the partnership, PUBG Mobile will unveil the PUBG Mobile World Cup (PMWC), which will feature a whopping prize pool of $3 million. Talking about the inaugural Honor of Kings Invitational Midseason Esports World Cup, 12 elite teams will fight for a prize pool of $3 million, setting the stage for the Honor of Kings Invitational Championship later this year.