Stalwart Esports acquires the Champions of PMPL SA, Becomes the first Indian esports organisation to adopt crypto and blockchain tech. – Times Applaud

In the first, Stalwart Esports, a professional Esports organization headquartered in India, has announced the acquisition of their new Pubg Mobile Lineup in South Asia which makes them the highest paid athletes in Pubg Mobile Esports across South Asia region and also announced the adoption of crypto currencies as payment model.

The Star Studded Lineup will represent the fledgling Esports company at the upcoming Pubg Mobile Pro League, South Asia (PMPL SA) and other events.

In the official announcement, Stalwart stated that the players it has acquired have proven their mettle in previous PMPL SA Championships.
Some of their previous achievements include:
1. Winning the Pubg Mobile Pro League SA Championship, which carried a massive prizepool of $150,000.
2. Winning the Pubg Mobile Club Open Wildcard 2021.

It revealed that the lineup, previously known as Astra Academy, of players is the most expensive one across South Asia.
The Complete roster is as below.

  • STE | Action2a
  • STE | Pika2a
  • STE | Top2a
  • STE | Apex2a
  • STE | Skryyy2a
  • STE | Senator2a

The players will also be rewarded with special perks and non-monetary benefits that will be solely based on their performance every month.

The company further added that it has already incorporated crypto in place of cash in their current balance sheet, making it the first organization to introduce and officially adopt the crypto and blockchain technology to the esports ecosystem.

Speaking on the momentous expansion and the adoption of blockchain, Zeyan Shafiq, 19, Founder & CEO, Stalwart Esports, said: “We look forward to great achievements with them and more trophies under our name. These players have  records in their past tournaments.”

“Any athlete that we sponsor now will be paid in crypto currencies only. This is because we believe that crypto is the future of the tech savvy gaming industry and there is a huge scope of blockchain tech with esports. It also helps us to make payments from India to Mongolia, where most of our players are from, within 10 minutes, dodging the traditional mode of payment, which would usually take weeks to transfer the amount to them.”

“Also, later this year, we’re planning to launch our own fan crypto token. This can be used by our supporters to buy and trade in the cryptocurrencies,” he added.

Shafiq mentioned that the players can switch to the fiat currency by selling the cryptos via P2P. This method offers them the flexibility to explore different payment models.

Exhilarated by the acquisition, Yuvraj Kumar, VP- Esport Operations, Stalwart said : “This is our best acquisition till date and we are aiming at the trophies of the upcoming PMPL and PMGC. This is something they’ve done in the past and are capable of doing again.”

Commenting on the joining, the team leader of the lineup,Unubold aka Pika stated: “We are happy to join Stalwart Esports and we look forward to achieving more records. This is a exciting journey for us and we are just aiming at the #1 position because no one remembers the #2 and we are here to make an impact.”

The MVP of PMPL SA Championship, Sukhbat aka Action, Stated: “ We are happy that Stalwart Esports Decided to enter and invest in the mongolian esport ecosystem. In this new journey, we will make sure that the world remembers our name”.

The Coach and Analyst of the team, Jargal aka Senator, Stated: “We are here to represent mongolia, we will be making sure that the mongolian flag is above and high in PUBGm esports, This team has done it in the past and i’m sure they’re capable of doing it again.”.

About Stalwart Esports: Stalwart Esports is a professional Esports organization, headquartered in India. Within two years time, the startup has extraordinarily proliferated across South Asia. The vision of the organization is to nurture the esports ecosystem and make it a part of mainstream sports. Stalwart Esports has structured 

teams in PUBGM, Clash Royale, PES across South Asia.

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