Vivo today announced their partnership with the world’s leading mobile game- PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds Mobile (PUBG MOBILE) by Tencent Games and PUBG Corporation. Vivo will be the title sponsor of the upcoming PUBG MOBILE Club Open 2019. This will be one of the biggest mobile gaming tournament in the world. Vivo will provide the official smartphones for the PUBG MOBILE Club Open 2019. Players from ten regions across the globe will be competing to battle their way through the Spring and Fall Split.
The total prize pool is going to be $2.5M USD. This global partnership reinforces Vivo’s commitment to bringing an ultra-smooth gaming experience to connect with consumers through meaningful partnerships.
The partnership with PUBG MOBILE is a key milestone especially given that it is a leading mobile game developed by Tencent Games and PUBG Corporation with 200 million fans. As one of the biggest mobile gaming tournaments in the world, PUBG MOBILE Club Open 2019 is a strong opportunity to showcase Vivo’s vision. They are looking to bring a true gaming experience to their customers.
The PUBG MOBILE STAR CHALLENGE 2018 was watched by over 230 million viewers and drew in over 5,000 live attendees at the global finals in Dubai. The qualifying round of PUBG MOBILE Club Open 2019 will begin on March 22, 2019. The Spring Split Global Finals will be hosted in July this year. While the Fall Split Global Finals follows in December.
Vincent Wang, General Manager of Global Publishing Department, Tencent Games had this to say about the partnership
“We are excited to partner with Vivo, as they have a strong reputation in being innovative and putting the consumer’s needs first. This partnership is just the beginning, we want to continue building a strong portfolio of partnerships with industry-leading companies, such as Vivo, to provide the best mobile gaming experience possible,”