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Jio and MediaTek unveil esports event with Battlegrounds Mobile India

Telecom giant Jio and chipmaker MediaTek have teamed up to launch ‘Gaming Masters 2.0, an e-sports event featuring one of the hottest gaming titles called Battlegrounds Mobile India (BGMI), aimed at gaming enthusiasts new and existing online and professional gamers in the countryside.

After a successful run in the first season with “Free Fire” earlier this year, which attracted over 14,000 team registrations, the second season of “Gaming Masters” is set to begin with a prize pool of Rs 12.5. lakh on November 23.

“Gaming Masters 2.0” will feature Krafton’s hit battle royale game title BGMI India, which will be made available to Jio and non-Jio users through the JioGames platform, according to industry insiders.

There will be a “Play & Win Daily” series where players can participate every day, get rewarded and also have a chance to compete against professional teams for the ultimate championship.

Jio recently launched its new JioPhone Next smartphone. The 5.45-inch JioPhone Next which hosts Pragati OS, an optimized version of Android, has an HD+ multi-touch screen, a 13MP rear camera and an 8MP front camera.

The device with 2GB of RAM and 32GB of internal storage offers Corning Gorilla Glass 3 with anti-fingerprint coating. Internal memory can be expanded up to 512 GB.

It houses a Qualcomm Snapdragon chip called QM-215 (quad-core up to 1.3 Ghz). There will be a 3,500mAh battery and 2 Dual-SIM Nano slots, along with a 3.5mm audio jack.

The device offers easy access and consumes content in 10 languages.

–IANS

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