PMWI 2022: India could get a second lock, according to leaks

PUBG Mobile World Invitational (PMWI) 2022 was announced by Krafton last month with a $3 million prize pool. According to the latest leaks, India would be given a special slot in PMWI 2022 After Party Showdown, which will take place from August 18 to August 20, 2022.

PMWI 2022 is a global PUBG Mobile tournament run by Krafton and Tencent, who are teaming up with Gamers8 and ESL. Sony’s Xperia will be the official smartphone partner for this $3 million prize money event. PMWI takes place in two stages namely Main Stage and After Party Showdown. The main stage is scheduled from August 11 to August 13 with a total of 18 invited teams from 18 regional champions. Team Soul was already invited on the main stage.

The After Party is a unique format and according to the latest sources, India is about to receive a new slot in the second phase of PMWI 2022.

Special lock for Indian team in PMWI 2022

PUBG Mobile World Invitational After Party Showdown will have a $1 million prize pool while the main stage will have a $2 million prize pool. The main stage format and list of invited teams are simple, while After Party Showdown is distinctive. It will feature a total of 12 teams, including 5 top-performing teams from the Main Stage and 6 regional teams chosen by community (in-game) voting and one special invite.

That special invite is reportedly for the Indian team, according to the latest leaks that have surfaced on the internet. Currently in India, Nodwin’s BGMI Masters Series is underway and will end on July 17, 2022. Following this event, Krafton will host a new LAN event from July 21 to July 24, and the winning team will receive a special invite to PMWI 2022.

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Excerpt from BGMI Esports Instagram

Yesterday, BGMI’s official social media handles posted a cryptic post about a new upcoming event. This gives hope to this new leak that Krafton is about to host another event shortly after Nodwin’s BGMS. Krafton’s upcoming LAN event has invited teams from BGIS 2021 and BMPS 2022 and here is a list of teams likely to be invited (shared by esportsnews_boy – Instagram).

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Krafton Upcoming LAN Invited Team List Revealed

  • Skylightz Gaming
  • Team XO
  • Team Soul
  • Team X Spark
  • Divine Esports
  • OR Esports
  • FS Esports
  • Nigma Galaxy
  • TSM
  • Hyderabad Hydras
  • Revenant Esports
  • 7 sea esports
  • Hydra official

There may be some changes in the list below:

  • Marcos Gaming
  • Big Brother Esports
  • Orang-utan
  • 8Bit
  • Disturbed
  • Chemin
  • Team Enigma Forever
  • INS
  • autobotz
  • kinetic
  • esportswala
  • RTR
  • strikes
  • GOG
  • ACBC
  • Blind

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