Gamer.LK is hosting Sri Lanka’s largest PUBG Mobile League Championship with Rs. 1,000,000 in prize money up for grabs for the top PUBG Mobile squads in Sri Lanka. Teams can register for the event via https://epl.lk before the 5th of February. PUBG Mobile, the first person combat shooting game is one of the most popular mobile games played in South Asia with millions of youth connecting to play through their smartphones.
The Mobitel Esports Premier League will feature 9 teams from across the 9 provinces of Sri Lanka. February 22nd will be the night when Eastern Gladiators, Kandurata Kings, Northern Rangers, Rajarata Giants, Sabaragamuwa Knights, Southern Sharks, Uva Bandits, Wayamba Raiders and Western Warriors will lock horns to fight for the grand prize. Recruitment challenges will commence on the 8th of February where all registered PUBG Mobile squads from across the island will compete online. The top squad from each region will be recruited into the team and go on to compete at the Grand Finals at Stein Studios in a televised showdown.
Esports has been recognised as the fastest growing sport in Sri Lanka today, and was gazetted as an official sport in September 2019. Gamer.LK has been at the forefront of promoting and developing Esports in the country, organising Sri Lanka’s largest Esports events. Gamer.LK has also organised international Esports events such as the Esports South Asia Cup hosted in Sri Lanka in partnership with the National Olympic Committee.
Thousands of spectators will tune in live to watch the battle which will be streamed on facebook, YouTube, Twitch and Mixer powered by Mobitel 4G connectivity. Over the years, Mobitel, as the National Service Provider has taken numerous initiatives to identify and empower young talent thereby building the skills of the future generation.