ESL and Qualcomm announce Y3 roadmap for Snapdragon Pro Series

Banking on the growing success of Snapdragon Pro Series in the last two years, ESL and Qualcomm have announced a roadmap for year 3 with more games and bigger prize pool

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With the success of the Snapdragon Pro Series, ESL and Qualcomm have now released their plans for year three. The organizers this year have increased the prize pool alongside the number of games players can compete in across five regions.

The games include Brawl Stars, Clash of Clans, Garena Free Fire, Mobile Legends: Bang Bang (MLBB), Call of Duty Mobile, Battlegrounds Mobile India (BGMI) and Asphalt 9. However, not every game will be available in each of the five regions.

As for India, players will be able to take part in three tournaments, these include Call of Duty Mobile, BGMI and Clash of Clans. There was potential for few other games like Free Fire and MLBB, however, they are currently banned in India. Brawl Stars and Asphalt 9 does not have a big player base in India.

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The total prize pool has also been increased to $4.3 million. This expansion came after the previous year player count and a record-breaking 23.7 million hours of watch time, which was reportedly a 231 percent compared to first year.

ESL’s recent partnership includes developers of MLBB, Moonton that resulted in expansion for the esports scene of the game. Their other partnership is with Supercell, which is an official host of the Brawl Stars Championship that will be features in the Snapdragon Pro Series and will have a prize poll of $2 million.

The Snapdragon Mobile Masters 2024 for Call of Duty is set to take place this April in São Paulo, Brazil and will be featuring a prize pool of $200,000. GodLike Esports will be representing India. As for the BGMI tournament, details are yet to be revealed.

VP of Game Ecosystems at ESL FaceIt group, Sam Braithwaite said, “The level of investment we’re seeing from publishers and exponential growth of the Snapdragon Pro Series underscores why mobile is the future of esports.”

“We’re proud to continue our work with Qualcomm Technologies at the cutting edge of competition and mobile technology to empower players with more opportunities to compete – from matches against their friends to seats on the world stage,” he further added.