- The Mobile Challenge Stage of the SPS New State Mobile Open is set to take place on January 5.
- The Challenger Stage will feature a total of 32 invited and qualified teams.
- Only 24 teams will make it to the Next Stage i.e., Challenger Finals whose schedule is yet to be declared.
Snapdragon Pro Series New State Mobile is gearing up to enter its third phase i.e., the Mobile Challenge stage and will kick off on 5 January 2023. Till now, the tournament has concluded a couple of phases, namely Open Qualifiers and Open Finals from which 16 teams have qualified for the Mobile Challenge Stage. Both the Open Qualifiers and Finals have featured registered teams only and now the 16 qualified teams will pit against directly invited teams.
A total of 16 squads have received a direct invitation and they will play the Mobile Challenge Stage alongside the qualified 16 teams which amount to a total of 32 teams. Of the 32 teams, only the top 24 teams will make it to the Challenger Finals (the fourth phase of the tournament). These 24 teams will set out a battle against each other in the Challenger Finals to confirm their slots in the Grand Finals, where a massive prize pool of Rs 1 crore will be distributed based on their performances.
New State Mobile Open India: Mobile Challenge Stage Details
Snapdragon Pro Series New State Mobile Open is organized by ESL India in partnership with Nodwin Gaming. Here are the 32 teams that will compete for a spot in the finale during the next phase.
|S.No||Direct Invited Teams||Qualified Teams|
|1||Global Esports||Wanted Gaming|
|2||S8UL Esports||Direct Rush|
|3||GodLike Esports||Reckoning Esports|
|5||Team XO||Naughty Zods|
|6||Team Tamilas||Eagle Warriors|
|7||Gods Reign||Team Nexgen|
|8||Chemin Esports||Bad Devils|
|10||Team XSpark||UDOG India|
|12||Team iNSANE Esports||Team Zero gravity|
|13||7Sea Esports||The Five Chief|
|15||Marcos Gaming||WSF Esports|
|16||Skylightz Gaming||Big Brother Esports|
Team Pusher Esports which has qualified for the Mobile Challenge Stage were disbanded from the tournament for violating the 2.7.1 section of the rulebook by allowing an underage player to participate in the event. Team Zero gravity has been given the chance to participate in the place of Pusher Esports.
Team pusher esports has been disqualified from Challenger Stage for violating 2.7.1 section of rulebook by allowing an underage player to participate.
👉Therefore the next best team from leaderboard "Team Zero gravity” has taken their place.#newstatemobile #esports #gaming pic.twitter.com/Vft1km3khj
— ESL India (@ESL_India) January 3, 2023
The qualified teams will face difficult opponents in the third stage, but they are eager to demonstrate their abilities on a larger stage. Only the top 24 teams will advance to the next stage of the tournament, Challenger Finals, which will be held offline.
The Mobile Challenge Stage is set to take place from 5 January to 15 January. The organizer have not revealed any format or schedule at the time of writing. The format will supposedly be that 32 teams will split into four groups with 8 teams each. From that, the top 6 teams from each group will make it to the Challenger Finals.
Team XO will be the spotlight in the upcoming tournament’s phase as the team recently won Snapdragon Conquest New State Invitational. Their New State Lineup consists of players who are well-versed and professional BGMI esports players. Other teams to watch out for include S8UL, Godlike, Global Esports, etc.
Fans can catch the live stream of the event on ESL India and Nodwin Gaming’s official streaming channels.