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Orangutan takes 2nd place at BGMI Showdown 2022



Orangutan takes 2nd place at BGMI Showdown 2022

Orangutan, one of India’s top competitive esports teams, finished second at the BGMI Showdown 2022. Battlegrounds Mobile India’s first official LAN tournament hosted by gaming giant Krafton, saw the participation of 24 of the best India’s competitive esports teams. After six thrilling matches on the day of the final, Orangutan who was leading the standings before the last game finished in second place overall.

7Sea Esports won the Battlegrounds Mobile India Showdown 2022 with 92 points after a tough fight with Orangutan Gaming. As the winners of the tournament, 7Sea Esports pocketed 7 lakh rupees and a chance to represent India at the PUBG Mobile World Invitational 2022. The orangutan came in 2n/a in the standings with 83 points and pocketed INR 2.5 lakh rupees. Engima Gaming came third and won INR 1 Lakh.

The Orangutan Team consisted of: Vedang ‘Vedzz’ Chavan – Trainer, led by Ashish “Ash” Bhatnagar – Captain and Ankit ‘AKop’ Shukla, Shubham ‘Driger’ Quriyal, Faraz ‘WizzGOD’ Khan and Manoj’ Believe’ Mahant.

The team started strong from the start itself and led the table with a good lead until the end of the penultimate game. With a great game in the third round of the day being played out on Erangel, the team earned an 11-death chicken dinner to climb to second place overall from seventh position. The team also took Game 5 and took the win with eight finishes with good rotations and good team play and a healthy 17-point lead. With their consistency in first place heading into the final game, the team secured second place with 83 points and pocketed the prize money of Rs 2,50,000. Orangutan Gaming is looking to make it big in the BGMI circuit.