- Indus Esports Invitational which took place on October 28 featured a total of Rs 10 lakhs prize pool.
- The tournament was won by Reckoning Esports and they took home Rs 5 lakhs prize reward.
- There will be a closed beta test for this festive season and we expect the game’s launch is soon.
Earlier this month, Pune-based game studio, SuperGaming had announced the first-ever esports tournament for Indus Battle Royale. The Indus Esports Invitational took place on October 28 (Saturday) with a total of ten teams which included six invited teams. The tournament came to an end with Reckoning Esports emerging as the champions of the Indus Esports Invitational.
The tournament was announced in a press release after the Indus Battle Royale received 7 million pre-registrations on Google Play Store. The Indian squad not only became the first lineup to be proclaimed victors of the first Indus Royale playtest competition, but they also paved the way for a new future for the battle royale title.
Indus Esports Invitational Won by Reckoning Esports
🥇 Champions of the @IndusGame Playtest Tournament!
— Reckoning Esports (@ReckoningIndia) October 28, 2023
Indus Esports Invitational was also the fifth community playtest. The tournament featured professional players, content creators, community members, and former playtest champions. Here are the six invited teams to the Indus Esports Invitational:
- Godlike Esports
- Team 8bit
- Global Esports
- Enigma Gaming
- Reckoning Esports
The above teams along with other teams have competed in the tournament which had a Best of five rounds in Virlok. SuperGaming SG showed its uttermost commitment by organizing the playtest event and inviting numerous additional teams to the stage, all of which provided outstanding performances for gamers. Indus Battle Royale, as the newest game on the market, has big shoes to fill in.
The competition featured a fantastic showcase as the developers added the Virlok map. Gamers also saw their favourite pros play with the better control and balanced gameplay promised by creators since the title’s debut a few months ago.
Reckoning Esports, along with five other lineups, participated in the competition. Reckoning, on the other hand, performed admirably and was named Playtest Tournament Champions on October 29, 2023. After winning the event, the team expressed gratitude to the developers on their official Instagram and Twitter/X accounts for the invitation and their enthusiasm in participating in the playtest invitational. Reckoning Esports took home Rs 5 lakhs prize reward.
8 Bit Esports secured the second spot by securing 91 points with the help of 43 frags. Team Godlike and Super4 ended up in the third and fourth places respectively. They were followed by Orangutan, Enigma, Global Esports Team Infinite, Indus Insiders, Team Myth.
🚨Indus Community Playtest Esports Invitational Details🚨
Prize Pool? ✅
— Indus Game (@IndusGame) October 25, 2023
Being the runner-ups, 8Bit Esports received Rs 2.5 lakhs in prize money while Team Godlike and Team Super 4 received Rs 1 lakh and Rs 50,000 respectively. The MVP also has a prize reward of Rs 1 Lakh.
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