With a considerably larger format and more stakes, the Pokémon UNITE World Championship Series is scheduled to return to India in 2023. Indian teams competing in the three-month tournament will receive $75,000 in prize money. Also, it will choose the two teams who will represent the nation at the $500,000 Pokémon UNITE World Championship in Japan in 2023.
From April through June, there will be an open-to-all format for the India Qualifier. They were divided into the Last Chance Qualification, the April Qualifier, and the May Qualifier. The eight teams that will participate in the India Playoffs. Where two spots to the World Championship in Japan are up for grabs, will be chosen from these three tournaments.
Registrations are currently live on the official website
Pokémon UNITE Championship Series 2023 India
The two-day qualifiers in April and May will have up to 256 teams from throughout the nation competing. Each qualifier’s top three teams will progress to the regional playoffs. The final two teams competing in the India Playoffs will be decided by the LCQ.
There will be a total of $18,750 up for grabs in the April and May qualifiers. On the other hand, the India Playoffs will pay out $37,500. The entire competition will be played online. So trainers, fasten your seatbelts because a lot is at stake!
The schedule for it is as follows:
April Qualifier: April 15 and 16
May Qualifier: May 20 and 21
Last-Chance Qualifier: June 3
Regional Playoffs (India): June 4
Skyesports will be the broadcasting partner for the event. Fans can catch all the action live in Hindi on the official Skyesports YouTube channel.
“Following the success of the Pokémon UNITE India Open and the Asia Champions League, we are happy to extend our connection with The Pokémon Company for the Championship Series,” Shiva Nandy, Founder and CEO, of Skyesports, remarked. The game has already seen steady growth in viewing and engagement over the last few months. Top firms in the country are also showing interest in participating in this intriguing mobile title. Pokémon UNITE has a bright future in the nation with this clear roadmap in place for the World Championship Series and several of Skyesports’ unique IPs lined up.”
The Pokémon UNITE World Championship 2023 will take place in August in Yokohama, Japan. The two Indian teams will be among 32 teams from across the world fighting for a part of the $500,000 prize fund and the title of global champions.
About Skyesports – Leading esports and gaming company Skyesports is based in Chennai and is well known for hosting important esports competitions. Skyesports, which Shiva Nandy founded in November 2018, has grown quickly to rank among the biggest esports organizations in South Asia. The Skyesports Championship, Skyesports League, Skyesports Grand Slam, Skyesports Skirmish Series, and others are just a few of the original IPs that Skyesports has developed that have reached millions of players in South Asia and beyond. The digital entertainment and technology business JetSynthesys includes Skyesports.