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Esports (also known as electronic sports, e-sports, or eSports) is a form of competition using video games. Esports often takes the form of organized, multiplayer video game competitions, particularly between professional players, individually or as teams. Although organized competitions have long been a part of video game culture, these were largely between amateurs until the late 2000s, when participation by professional gamers and spectatorship in these events through live streaming saw a large surge in popularity. By the 2010s, esports was a significant factor in the video game industry, with many game developers actively designing and providing funding for tournaments and other events

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Rooter bags media rights deal for South Asia’s biggest esports tournament organizer, Skyesports

Rooter, the largest Indian game streaming platform, announced today that it had acquired the media rights for all of Skyesports’ IPs, in one of the largest media rights deals in esports, for the next one year. Skyesports is the biggest esports tournament organizer in South Asia that conducts competitions under its self-owned IPs. Moving forward, … Rooter bags media rights deal for South Asia’s biggest esports tournament organizer, Skyesports Read More »

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Upthrust Esports India Rising Series 2022

Leading Indian Esports organization and media broadcasting company, Upthrust Esports has come out with yet another new and exciting IP.  Dubbed the Wingslifestyle-Upthrust Esports India Rising Series 2022, the tournament features the popular titles: Battlegrounds Mobile India and Pokemon Unite. The BGMI event features a massive prize pool of INR 15,00,000 while the Pokemon Unite … Upthrust Esports India Rising Series 2022 Read More »

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Reaction from Mr. Vaibhav Dange, Founding Member, Federation of Electronic Sports Associations India On Announcement of Government of India setting up a task force for AVGC promotion

“Federation of Electronic Sports Association of India (FEAI) welcomes the move of the Government of India to set up a task force for Animation, Visual Effects, Gaming, and Comics (AVGC) promotion. FEAI has been recommending policy intervention towards the promotion of AVGC at the national level as well as placing a strong emphasis on development across states … Reaction from Mr. Vaibhav Dange, Founding Member, Federation of Electronic Sports Associations India On Announcement of Government of India setting up a task force for AVGC promotion Read More »

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Skyesports Revealed 2022 Roadmap matching almost A Million Dollar (7 crores) Prize Pool and Comeback in Lan Events

Over the last year, Skyesports has set a benchmark in the Indian esports industry. After a record-setting 2021, the esports company has pulled the curtains on the roadmap for the ongoing year. All of its major IPs are set to make a comeback along with a return to LAN events. The prize pools have also … Skyesports Revealed 2022 Roadmap matching almost A Million Dollar (7 crores) Prize Pool and Comeback in Lan Events Read More »

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Skyesports Grand Slam 2022 announced featuring a $40,000 prize pool split between VALORANT and BGMI

Skyesports is kicking off 2022 with a bang and has announced the return of the Skyesports Grand Slam featuring a $40,000 prize pool. It’s split between two of India’s favorite gaming titles: VALORANT and Battlegrounds Mobile India (BGMI). The competition is presented by AMD and Loco are the broadcasting partners.  The open-for-all tournament will take … Skyesports Grand Slam 2022 announced featuring a $40,000 prize pool split between VALORANT and BGMI Read More »

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BGIS GRAND FINALS : CLASH OF TITANS

BGIS GRAND FINALS : CLASH OF TITANS: Battleground Mobile India, “India Ka Apna Battleroyal” was launched with humongous hype and speculations of the most awaited return of the competitive sphere in India. BGMI hit the screens in India on July 2, 2021, and since then gamers were enjoying the PUBG replacement. Ending an almost year-long … BGIS GRAND FINALS : CLASH OF TITANS Read More »

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Which team will make it to finals of BGIS

Battleground Mobile India (BGMI)’s first and major Esports event “Battleground Mobile India Series” (BGIS) is closing to its ultimate stage of Grand Finale. Almost a month-long of sheer hard work, dedication, and ages of grind are about to give India its 16 current Best Teams. BGIS has been in talks for several interesting twists, shocking … Which team will make it to finals of BGIS Read More »

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ALL you need to know about BGIS SEMI FINALS

India’s most awaited tournament is entering its last stages. Fans witnessed 20 days of nonstop action, surprising qualifications, unreal gameplay, and some heartbreaking eliminations. Out of Thousands of selected teams, the most promising 24 squads are waiting to showcase their metal in the semi-finals The penultimate stage of Battlegrounds Mobile India Series (BGIS) 2021 is … ALL you need to know about BGIS SEMI FINALS Read More »

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Team Soul might advances into semis of BGIS shocking turn of event

BGIS 2021 is BGMI’s first major official tournament. The craze around the tournament has been immense and the teams’ performance in the competition has justified the hype. Event has been full of shockers, upsets and spicy twists. Amidst of unexpected turns, BGIS will get more interesting as Team SouL is speculated to join 23 Semi … Team Soul might advances into semis of BGIS shocking turn of event Read More »

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Everything you need to know about BGIS quarter final

The Online Qualifiers of Most Awaited Event, Battleground Mobile Series (BGIS) 2021 concluded with the end of Round 3 on 30 December 2021. Following the nerve-wracking days of qualifiers and a series of heartbreaking exits including likes of Velocity Gaming, In Form Chemin Esports, and Dynamo’s Hydra Official, the top 64 teams advanced for the … Everything you need to know about BGIS quarter final Read More »

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Women in Esports India

Women in Esports India:- Once seen to be as novelty limited to masculine and techie men, the esports industry is seeing a steady increase in the number of female participants on both a consumer and creator level. They are no less than their male counterparts, and they are more now than ever making their presence … Women in Esports India Read More »

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TEAM IND DISBAND THEIR BGMI ROSTER

Team IND also known as Team Insidious, the popular esports organization has announced a farewell to their BGMI roster. The farewell was announced on the social media handles of Team Mind. The players have not yet announced whether they will play together or apart in future tournaments. “From being part of the seed of this … TEAM IND DISBAND THEIR BGMI ROSTER Read More »

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VR Gaming an escape from reality, But at what cost?

Virtual Reality is a concept that has been in development for quite some time, it is a fascinating concept that has always been shown in movies. It had been made possible through the efforts of companies like HTC, Samsung, Microsoft, and Meta (formerly known as Facebook). Virtual Reality (VR) is a computer-generated environment with scenes … VR Gaming an escape from reality, But at what cost? Read More »

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Why eSports should be considered as a proper career choice?

The rise of the esports scene in India is a very noticeable stride that can be seen. Esports has been experiencing explosive growth in popularity in the last few years. With its rise, a growing number of people are also aspiring to become professional game players. Even though eSports has slowly gained traction in recent … Why eSports should be considered as a proper career choice? Read More »

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Orangutan Announces Free Fire Roster

The Free Fire Esports scenario of India is gaining popularity in mobile esports which has caused esports organizations from all over the world to invest in Free Fire squads so that the player can gain a proper income and an open stage to showcase their skills. Garena is also active in organizing regional esports events … Orangutan Announces Free Fire Roster Read More »

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Paying More than Gaming (pay to win)

In this booming era for esports and games, one particular type of game that is becoming more popular is pay to win games. In these types of games, it is free to download and play but players need to pay for various coins and tokens, which will then help them acquiremany in-game advantages and skins … Paying More than Gaming (pay to win) Read More »

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Lack of Esports Mental Health Coach in India

Lack of Esports Mental Health Coach in India, Esports though look very fun and games, have a lot of pressure and stress the gamers need to face. The gamers need to practice at least 10-12 hours a day on average, so this long exposure can lead to many mental issues such as stress and depression. … Lack of Esports Mental Health Coach in India Read More »

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CHAMBER CHARACTER IN VALORANT

The developers of Valorant have introduced a whole new character into the game with the patch update 3.10. The new chamber character in valorant sentinel roster with Cypher and Sage. The game developers are ready to add their 17th agent to the increasing number of agents. With every new episode, the developers have decided to … CHAMBER CHARACTER IN VALORANT Read More »

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NFT and its awareness for big creators.

Growth of NFT Over the last year, non-fungible tokens (NFTs) have grown in popularity. Their rapid expansion can largely be due to their uniqueness. The NFT ledger, which is based on the blockchain, offers a significant increase in the tracing of originality and reliability of important things such as food. Nonfungible tokens, or NFTs as … NFT and its awareness for big creators. Read More »

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S8ul – Indian Creators Hub

S8UL:- In India, the concept of Esports organizations making content other than gaming was relatively new, and most Indian fans were unsure that they might enjoy it. After PUBG Mobile was banned in the country, esports athletes and organizations had to come up with new ways to keep their audience engaged. S8UL was one of … S8ul – Indian Creators Hub Read More »

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Esports giant Ampverse launches in India acquires leading Indian team ‘7Sea Esports’

Asia’s fastest-growing esports organization Ampverse enters India, acquires the leading Indian team 7Sea Esports, its fourth market, after successfully establishing itself in Singapore, Thailand, and Vietnam. India is one of the fastest-growing markets with tremendous potential, showing a 10% YoY growth with a $2.3BN market size and having over 360m gamers. By 2025, India is … Esports giant Ampverse launches in India acquires leading Indian team ‘7Sea Esports’ Read More »

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The SkyeSports Championship 3.0

The SkyeSports Championship 3.0 was one of the most captivating eSports events for the Indian gaming community in recent times, boasting a prize pool of 55,00,000 INR all the gamers had their hearts set to win the championship This tournament had players competing across five different esports titles with BGMI and Valorant having the highest … The SkyeSports Championship 3.0 Read More »

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The Esports Premier League (ESPL) 2021

On May 14th, 2021, India Today Gaming, in collaboration with Garena, announced the inaugural edition of the Esports Premier League (ESPL) 2021, a countrywide franchise-based Free Fire tournament which is the first of its kind. As the title sponsor, the organizers teamed with smartphone manufacturer Infinix Mobile. The event’s title sponsor being Infinix Mobile shows … The Esports Premier League (ESPL) 2021 Read More »

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‘Toxicity’, a slow poison for the gaming profession :0

Home to 10% of the total gaming population throughout the globe, India is the most sought-after location for upcoming eSports and streaming destinations. The viewership for almost every game is innumerable when it comes to mobile gaming. The Rise of BGMI previously PUBG mobile, has led to the introduction of mobile gamers to the gaming … ‘Toxicity’, a slow poison for the gaming profession :0 Read More »

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FEAI organized National Summit to structure the Esports Framework of India

India witnessed utmost growth in the field of Esports across developers, talent, and numerous other existing and embryonic stakeholders due to absolute potential and digital widespread in past 5 years. Considering rapid narrative development bringing every stakeholder under a common roof to prepare a detailed future course of actions was a much-needed affair. In boost … FEAI organized National Summit to structure the Esports Framework of India Read More »

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The Rapid Growth of Esports in India 2021

Growth of esports in India: Online games played competitively in the form of tournaments and leagues are named Esports. Games that are digital or virtual versions of mainstream sports are also included in esports. It has effectively taken over the Indian market as a result of its promotion and campaign on multiple internet streaming platforms. … The Rapid Growth of Esports in India 2021 Read More »

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Team Spirit Crowned DOTA 2 TI10 Champions

Team Spirit lived up to their name by an unlikely win over PSG.LGD in the finals of DOTA 2 (The International 10 Championship) in Romania. It was the 10th edition of The International, held in Europe for the first time after 2011. The championship started on 7 October 2021 with 18 teams, where 12 teams … Team Spirit Crowned DOTA 2 TI10 Champions Read More »

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Video Games Being used as a coping mechanism?

Video games are a great way to meet new people online and relieve yourself of stress once in a while. People have used video games as a coping mechanism for depression. You could say it’s almost like a double-edged sword. On one hand, video games offer an incredible “break” from the root of your depression … Video Games Being used as a coping mechanism? Read More »

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Chess Super League 2021 Is Here

The Chess Super League is a grand event that will be a virtual event starting from 11th October and ending season 1 on 17th October. Samay Raina, ChessBase India, and NODWIN Gaming come together to launch the league which will be known as Chess Super League. The league will be consisting of six teams : … Chess Super League 2021 Is Here Read More »

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NODWIN partners with PVR Cinemas for NODWIN PVR CUP

PVR partners with esports company NODWIN Gaming to bring esports on big screens by launching India’s first in-cinema esports live tournament PVR NODWIN CUP. PVR currently has a chain consisting of 849 screens in 72 cities of India and Sri Lanka. The first day of the championship was held on October 7 at PVR Ambience … NODWIN partners with PVR Cinemas for NODWIN PVR CUP Read More »

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Penta Esports announces ‘Penta Amateur League’ exclusively for aspiring esports athletes 2021

7 October 2021, India: Penta Esports has announced the launch of its first grassroots esports league, ‘Penta Amateur League’ featuring a total prize pool of ₹50,00,000 for each season consisting of ten months. Focused on players from the grassroots level of the esports ecosystem, this league will bring opportunities for the budding esports athletes from … Penta Esports announces ‘Penta Amateur League’ exclusively for aspiring esports athletes 2021 Read More »

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Global Esports is not traveling to Thailand for APAC LCQ 2021

Global Esports will not travel to Thailand to play the Valorant Champions Tour APAC Last Chance Qualifier due to travel restrictions of covid. The captain and IGL Bhavin “Hellranger” Kotwani have confirmed the statement in their live stream and also on Global Esports Instagram handle. Everyone was concerned when Riot gave their official statement that … Global Esports is not traveling to Thailand for APAC LCQ 2021 Read More »

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Free Fire Asia Championship 2021

Garena announced the Free Fire Asia Championship 2021, an Asian tournament that will be held this November featuring the best teams from India (4), Vietnam (5), Thailand (5), Indonesia (5), Pakistan (4), Taiwan (4), and MCP (4). From India, the top 4 teams from the ongoing Free Fire India Championship 2021 Fall Finals will qualify. … Free Fire Asia Championship 2021 Read More »

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Upthrust Esports Announces Wings Battlefest with Prizepool 2,00,000 INR

Upthrust Esports, have announced another exciting tournament Wings BattleFest for Battlegrounds Mobile India in partnership with audio electronic company, Wings LifeStyle. Tournament features a prize pool of INR 2,00,000 with a total of 27 teams battling it out for the ultimate championship. The tournament is also supported by Loco, as its streaming partner. WINGS BATTLEFEST … Upthrust Esports Announces Wings Battlefest with Prizepool 2,00,000 INR Read More »

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Penta Esports launches “Penta Challenge” Valorant tournament with 5,00,000 INR in Prize Pool

September 24th, India: Penta Esports, the esports division of Newgen Gaming has announced its upcoming tournament titled, ‘Penta Challenge – Valorant’, supported by Facebook Gaming and Trinity Gaming. This tournament will be a part of Penta Esports’ newly launched IP, ‘Penta Challenge’. Taking place from 5th to 24th October, the tournament has a prize pool … Penta Esports launches “Penta Challenge” Valorant tournament with 5,00,000 INR in Prize Pool Read More »

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Team Nigma and Galaxy Racer Announce Merger to form Nigma Galaxy

Team Nigma will head up the esports team division of Galaxy Racer, the fastest growing gaming and lifestyle organisation from MENA, to become Nigma Galaxy, which will house rosters across all major esports titles and will look to create better opportunities for players in the Middle East and become a globally recognised brand Galaxy Racer, … Team Nigma and Galaxy Racer Announce Merger to form Nigma Galaxy Read More »

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Careers in esports! That too in India, what are the Top 5 Opportunities and challenges

careers in esports China has the biggest esports market in the world with India currently at 16th position. According to a Forbes India report in 2018, China has the largest gaming market in the world, with a total revenue of $37.9 billion (Rs 26.11 lakh crore approx) in 2018, followed by US, Japan and Korea. Parents in … Careers in esports! That too in India, what are the Top 5 Opportunities and challenges Read More »

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Nodwin Gaming buys NH7 Weekender,Youtube Fanfest from OML Entertainment

Nodwin Gaming has acquired the gaming and adjacent intellectual property business of media and entertainment company OML Entertainment for ₹73 crore, the homegrown esports firm said on Friday. As part of the transaction, Ajay Nair, managing director, OML Entertainment, will join Nodwin’s board, it added. Nodwin will own OML’s IPs, such as Bacardi NH7 Weekender, YouTube … Nodwin Gaming buys NH7 Weekender,Youtube Fanfest from OML Entertainment Read More »

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OCA announces titles for Hangzhou Asian Games esports competition

The Olympic Council of Asia has announced the titles for the debut of esports as an official medal sport at the 19th Asian Games in Hangzhou, China in September 2022. There will be eight medal events, plus two demonstration games, reflecting the popularity and growth of electronic sports in China and Asia. The announcement of … OCA announces titles for Hangzhou Asian Games esports competition Read More »

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Valorant Conquerors Championship who will compete for one last time this weekend to achieve the glory?

In the wake of months of regional online qualifiers and high-intensity group stage matchups, Valorant enthusiasts found the top four contenders for the Valorant Conquerors Championship who will compete for one last time this weekend to achieve the glory. The Valorant Conquerors Championship is the only chance for the South Asian rosters to qualify for … Valorant Conquerors Championship who will compete for one last time this weekend to achieve the glory? Read More »

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League of Legends Wild Rift release date in India: Wild Rift India launch date

League of Legends Wild Rift release date in India: Wild Rift India launch date. India is the hub of mobile gamers where the majority of the gamers love to play games on mobile phones. And Riot games have some strong plans to expand to the country mobile gaming community with the League of legends Wild Rift … League of Legends Wild Rift release date in India: Wild Rift India launch date Read More »

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M42 Esports is set to invest $750,000 in Indian esports eco-system

Meliora 42 Esports, popularly known as M42 Esports, is all set to invest a whopping sum of $750000 in the Indian Esports market for the next 3 years to boost gaming growth in the country. The Singapore-based organization already has teams in multiple games in the Singapore, Philippines, and Europe. Now, they have decided to … M42 Esports is set to invest $750,000 in Indian esports eco-system Read More »

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Skyesports Championship 3.0 announced with massive prize pool of ₹55 lakhs

The next iteration of Skyesports’s annual esports tournament, the Skyesports Championship 3.0, has been announced with eye-catching prize money. Since 2019, Skyesports has been involved in the Indian esports arena, coming forward with various tournaments across different esports titles. They entered the Indian esports scene by capturing the mobile esports market. But shortly afterward, the … Skyesports Championship 3.0 announced with massive prize pool of ₹55 lakhs Read More »

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ESPL 2021 Announced Top Eight Franchise Teams

India’s first-ever franchise-based Esports league, the Esports Premier League (ESPL) has finalised the top eight teams as the ultimate face off in the inaugural edition of the nation-wide Esports league is set to begin on August 16. State ministers from seven regions launched their respective franchise team names, logos, and jerseys. While the Esports industry … ESPL 2021 Announced Top Eight Franchise Teams Read More »

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Ninjas in Pyjamas joins the LPL, merges with ESV5

Swedish esports organisation Ninjas in Pyjamas (NiP) has announced a merger with the Chinese esports brand ESV5, creating ‘NIP Group‘ in the process. As a result of the merger, Ninjas in Pyjamas will return to League of Legends by joining Riot Games’s Chinese franchised league, the LPL. Since being founded in 2000, Ninjas in Pyjamas has fielded rosters across … Ninjas in Pyjamas joins the LPL, merges with ESV5 Read More »

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