Here’s what to expect in mobile esports this year.

ESL FACEIT Group (EFG) has announced its expanded roadmap for Snapdragon Pro Series (SPS) Year 3. SPS Year 3 features expanded partnerships with Activision Publishing, Inc., Moonton Games, and Supercell.

SPS Year 3 roadmap

The expanded partnerships mean another year of opportunities for fans of popular mobile esports titles. Some of these games include Call of Duty: Mobile (CoD Mobile), Mobile Legends: Bang Bang (MLBB), Brawl Stars, Garena Free Fire, and Clash of Clans.

SPS Year 3 features CoD Mobile, MLBB, Brawl Stars, and more

CoD Mobile esports in SPS Year 3 means more opportunities for players to duke it out on the global stage. Meanwhile, MLBB is returning to the SPS scene with all-new competitions such as the Mobile Open tournaments. These tournaments offer a path to events such as Mobile Masters, the Esports World Cup, and more.

CoD Mobile esports (Image via EFG)
CoD Mobile esports (Image via EFG)

As for Brawl Stars, the SPS Year 3 roadmap notes that EFG's multi-year partnership with Supercell is bringing mobile esports to players in more than 190 countries. Next, fans of Garena Free Fire can expect its Mobile Open to begin in Latin America later in 2024. Finally, Clash of Clans is slated to have SPS Clash of Clans tournaments feeding into a last chance qualifier (LCQ) event this summer. There's also the opportunity to compete at the Clash of Clans World Championship.

EFG and mobile esports

“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,” Sam Braithwaite, the vice president of game ecosystems at EFG, said. “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.”

EFG's involvement in the Brawl Stars Championship and CoD Mobile Championships 2024 (Image via EFG)
EFG's involvement in the Brawl Stars Championship and CoD Mobile Championships 2024 (Image via EFG)

The SPS Year 3 roadmap arrives after the success of SPS Year 2. According to EFG, SPS Year 2, facilitated approximately 1 billion matches and 4.4 million registrations across the globe.

SPS Year 3 prize pool (Image via EFG)
SPS Year 3 prize pool (Image via EFG)

"The mobile esports competition also gave fans more opportunities to watch, resulting in 23.7 million hours watched (up 231 percent year-over-year)," EFG continued, also acknowledging stadium events in India and Indonesia plus the integration of CoD Mobile's esports circuit into the SPS.

EFG's official announcement noted that Season 5 and Season 6 of its competitions are going to feature the largest prize pool in SPS history — up to about $4.4 million USD.

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