‘Let the game come back’ – Former PUBG esports player Viper talks about his comeback in BGMI’s official tournaments

By Daniel S

May 28, 2023

After being banned, Battlegrounds Mobile India, or BGMI as it is more well known, will soon be available again in India. All Android users can now download the game from the Google Play store. However, iOS users will be able to download and start playing the game on May 29 once it becomes playable.

Meanwhile, former legendary Playerunknown’s Battleground esports player, Yash ‘Viper’ Soni scheduled a live stream on his YouTube channel on May 27 where he played Valorant with his fellow S8UL members. During the steam, he talked about his return to the esports scenario and tell the fans that he will surely be grinding to take place in the upcoming tournaments. 

“I have the urge to play. I will play, let’s see. First, let the game come back. I will try to set my hands on it and then, things will happen accordingly. Otherwise, I will be playing scrims. If not official, I will keep playing scrims, obviously. ” Viper was quoted as saying by Sportskeeda.

I got the feeling of lifting a trophy on stage only once: Viper

However, talking about the game, the BGMI servers are currently offline, which has left the fans unable to indulge in gaming activities. Fortunately, KRAFTON has announced the return of servers with the BGMI 2.5 update on May 29. Needless to say, the announcement of the royale battle title’s return has got the fans brimming with excitement. Viper recalled a special moment of his career when Team SouL won the PMIS trophy in 2019, however, they didn’t get the trophy but got a cheque for INR 30 Lakhs.

“There is only one moment. The winning moment at the beginning of my career was when I lifted my first trophy… the PMIS trophy… That moment is special as it was my first. I started from there. The second time we won, it was PMCO… We did not get a trophy but only got a cheque. Technically, if we see, I got the feeling of lifting a trophy on stage only once.” he added.