Krafton will host its first official state tournament called Battle Adda from 25th to 30th April 2023. It will feature 32 of the top E-Sports teams in India including strong teams like Revenant Esports, S8UL, Enigma Gaming, OR Esports, and Godlike Esports. The contest will be live-streamed on the official YouTube and Facebook channels of PUBG New State India.
The 32 teams will be divided into groups of eight each in a round-robin format. The finals will have 16 teams that battle each other for the first prize of INR 5,00,000. It will also have other prizes for Captain Cool, Most Valuable Player, and Most Headshot Kills. Captain Cool will be the best In-game Leader voted by the community.
Prize Winners: (in INR)
- 1st Place – 5,00,000
- 2nd Place – 2,00,000
- 3rd Place – 1,00,000
- MVP – 1,00,000
- Captain Cool – 50,000
- Maximum Headshot Kills – 50,000
- Group A – Revenant Esports, Team Tamilas, True Rippers, GodLike Esports, Bad Devils, ARK Esports, Team Genesis, Chief YT
- Group B – Team Insane, Gods Reign, United 4 Glory, Midwave Esports, Velocity Gaming, Team Atom, TWOB, Reckoning Esports
- Group C – OR Esports, Hyderabad Hydras, Global Esports, Big Brother Esports, Celsius Esports, Zero Gravity, Team ZCKL, Hell Esports
- Group D – 4Ever Esports, XO UDA, Try Hard, Udog India, Team Mavi, S8UL, Marcos Gaming, Enigma Gaming
Revenant Esports signed two renowned BGMI players, Sensei and MJ, on April 19. Sensei, the ex-captain of Team XO, is a widely recognized personality in the BGMI community for his remarkable abilities, particularly his leadership talents as an IGL. Harshit "MJ" Mahajan, has already presented his outstanding clutching skills. He won the PUBG Mobile Pro League South Asia Season 1 with team Celtz. GodLike Esports came second in the Snapdragon Invitational, and their player Reflexer played exceptionally well. In ten tournaments they have participated they have won seven.
Genesis Esports, a newly formed team, has signed Punkk, Pukar, and Fierce to their PUBG roster. All three players are well known as they previously competed in BGMI esports and hold several titles. Team S8ul Esports was nominated for Content Group of the Year at Esports Awards 2022 and will be a fan favorite for the tournament.