The Esports Awards were established in 2016 to recognize and honor excellence and accomplishments in the global esports sector. Esports Awards 2021, now in its sixth year, is presented by Lexus and held in Arlington, Texas.
Because of the growing popularity and expansion of mobile esports, the Esports Awards 2020 includes a new category for mobile esports for the first time. In a similar spirit, two unique awards are included in this year’s mobile category: Esports Mobile Game of the Year and Esports Mobile Player of the Year.
Esports Awards 2021: Free Fire crowned as Mobile Game of the Year
Free Fire has been a huge success, laying the groundwork for a big esports environment for the participants.
Earlier this year, the game crossed the 1 billion download mark on Google Play Store, and it also topped the ranking for the most-watched mobile game in Q3, 2021.
Free Fire has been crowned Esports Mobile Game of the Year for the second year in a row. On multiple fronts, the title continues to set a new standard.
The nominees for the Esports Mobile Game of the Year comprised of the following:
- PUBG Mobile
- Free Fire
- Brawl Stars
- Clash Royale
- Mobile Legends
- Lol Wild Rift
- COD Mobile
- Arena of Valor
Paraboy wins Esports Mobile Player of the Year 2021
Zhu “paraboy” Bocheng was crowned Esports Mobile Player of the Year. The 19-year-old star is a Nova Esports player who has been labeled one of the top PUBG Mobile gamers in the world. He’s had a great year and was crowned MVP of the Peacekeeper Elite League 2021 Season 3.
His club finished second in the Regular Season in Season 4. The top player is excited to confirm his participation in the PUBG Mobile Global Championship (PMGC) 2021.
The nominees for Esports Mobile Player of the Year included:
- Zhu “paraboy” Bocheng
- Mohamed “Mohamed Light” Tarek
- Gabriel “Syaz” Vasconcelos
- Mustafa “SkYRiiKZz” Ibrahim
- Karl Gabriel “KarlTzy” Nepomuceno
- Jash “Learn” Shah
- Piyapon “TheCruz” Boonchuay
- Brian “Tectonic” Michel
- Lucas “LucasXGamer” Vinícius Batista Rocha
- Cauan “Cauan7” da Silva