KRAFTON TO HOST ITS FIRST NEW STATE MOBILE ESPORTS EVENT LEVERAGING ITS NEW BR: EXTREME MODE
- Date2022. 01. 20
The $250,000+ USD NEW STATE MOBILE Open Challenge amateur esports event will be hosted in Korea and expand with other global events in the future
The NEW STATE MOBILE Open Challenge is the first esports event KRAFTON has planned for NEW STATE MOBILE in 2022, with plans to host more global events in the future. The goal of all upcoming events is to continue supporting the game’s community of highly-skilled players who enjoy intense, competitive and unique battle royale gameplay. Specific to the NEW STATE MOBILE Open Challenge, only Korea-based players who have earned Gold Tier or higher during Season 1, which began earlier this month, will be eligible to participate in the event. Eligible players may apply HERE to participate in the event through Feb. 2.
About NEW STATE MOBILE’s BR: Extreme Mode:
Exclusive to the game, BR: Extreme Mode is a new mode that evolves the mobile battle royale experience. The mode limits the number of players in a match to 64 (versus 100 players) and limits each round to 20 minutes. Currently available on the game’s Troi map, BR: Extreme Mode is still firmly set in the battle royale genre, but is designed to get players into the action as quickly as possible for increased intensity each match. In this mode, the battleground is restricted to a smaller playable area (4×4) within the Troi map, which will be chosen at random and change every match. All Survivors start off with a P1911 handgun, a smoke grenade, 300 Drone Credits and fully charged boost meters. When the match starts, two Care Packages will be dropped at random locations, allowing players to stock up on higher-end gear earlier in a match.
NEW STATE MOBILE Open Challenge Schedule and Structure:
For all qualified players in Korea who are at least 15 years old, the event will be held both online and offline. The current schedule is as follows:
- Feb. 5, 6, 12, 13: Online Open Qualifiers
- Feb. 15-18: Group Stage (offline at IVEX Studio in Gwang-Myeong, South Korea)
- Feb. 19: Grand Finals (offline at IVEX Studio in Gwang-Myeong, South Korea)
For more information about NEW STATE MOBILE, its recent January Update and/or the NEW STATE MOBILE Open Challenge, please visit http://newstate.pubg.com or follow on social media at Twitter, Facebook, Instagram and YouTube.