Who Is 8Bit?

The mobile gaming scene in India has seen a surge in players since the launch of battle royale mobile games in India, particularly Battlegrounds Mobile India (BGMI). Many players have formed their own teams to play events and tournaments and one such team was 8Bit Esports. The team was formed in 2019 for Player Unknown’s Battlegrounds (PUBG) Mobile esports events but now has transformed into one of the biggest esports organizations in India which boasts not only esports players but also dozens of content creators.

The 8Bit BGMI team has performed consistently since the game’s return in May due to which it is placed at the 11th spot in the .

8Bit: Rosters and Achievements

8Bit is one of the veteran esports organizations in India and has fielded an esports roster since 2019 in PUBG Mobile, and now in BGMI. It was one of the first teams to represent India at the global stage in PUBG Mobile Star Challenge (PMSC) Asia 2018. The first esports roster was formed for PUBG Mobile tournaments but has gone through major changes since then. Many well known esports athletes like Sahil “Omega” Jakhar, Akshat “Akshat” Goel, Vivek “ClutchGod” Horo, Rudra “Spower”, Parv “Regaltos” Singh and Hemanth “Ultron” Sethi have represented the organization. 

8Bit joined hands with CS Esports for the Battlegrounds Mobile India Pro Series (BMPS) 2023 event where it had four players from CS Esports and two players from Team 8Bit. The collaboration was due to the fact that the 8Bit squad was unable to qualify for the BGMI India Series (BGIS) 2023 main event where the top 96 teams were invited to the BMPS 2023 event. Some of the players from the 8Bit squad also left for different teams like Harshit “Beast” Yadav left for Global Esports and Dhruv “Madman” Gaur left for Hyderabad Hydras. 

The 8Bit BGMI squad was one of the most aggressive teams since BGMI’s return in May. The team dominated across multiple third party BGMI tournaments and achieved the best result in the Upthrust Esports Ranbhoomi 2.0 where it was crowned the champion. Although the squad was consistent in multiple third party events in the initial stages, it could not replicate the same in official events like the BGMI India Series (BGIS) 2023 where it was eliminated from the open qualifiers.

8Bit: Owners, and Other Info

Animesh “Thug” Agarwal is the Founder and CEO of 8Bit with Lokesh “Goldy” Jain as the Co-Founder and COO. 8Bit also had rosters and players in other esports titles like Clash of Clans (COC), Clash Royale and Free Fire. 

8Bit is not only an esports organization but also boasts many well known content creators under its name. It has also formed a new team under the name S8UL which is a collaboration between Team Soul and 8Bit where content creators from both the sides collaborate under the S8UL banner and have put out several videos on their Youtube channel. S8UL has also won multiple awards on the international platform in the content creation category and recently won the award at the Esports Awards 2023 event.

8Bit also runs a management agency named 8Bit Creatives with many well known content creators under its name. 

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8 Bits’ BGMI roster has been consistently performing well across third party events but has not been able to replicate the same in recent official events due to which it is placed at the 11th spot in the .

The 8BitxCS squad is currently playing the BMPS 2023 event and has put forth consistent performances and will look to grab a spot in the Grand Finals.