Tuesday, September 27

NEWS

Muffinloop and Friends have emerged victorious at the AMD Skyesports Luna Season 2

Muffinloop and Friends' roster Muffinloop and Friends have emerged victorious at the AMD Skyesports Luna Season 2 after an intense five days of Valorant action. The AMD Skyesports Luna is an all-female IP by Skyesports to empower female gamers. After a successful first season, Skyesports brought it back for season two. After an intense group stage league, Mufflinloop and Friends set up a finals bout with the dominant Jod Baiters. The best-of-three series saw India’s best female Valorant gamers give it their all for the title and a share of the Rs. 1.5 lakh prize pool. Mufflinloop and Friends were the better team, however, as they managed to close the series 2-0. The team comprised of Muffinloop, Meow16k, Kiri, Ankkita, and Hyphae. The map-wise results are as follows: Map 1...

NATIONAL FINALS OF RED BULL CAMPUS CLUTCH ON 24TH SEPTEMBER

The India Finale of the World’s biggest University Valorant Championship-Red Bull Campus Clutch took place at Dublin Square at Phoenix Marketcity, Kurla, Mumbai.Top Indian gaming creators like Ankit Panth (Red Bull Player), Rakazone, T-Bone, Fa2, Meow16k, and Sharkshi were present at the national finals to engage their fans. Team Villainous eSports won the India Finale of Red Bull Campus Clutch, World’s biggest University Valorant Championship, at Dublin Square at Phoenix Marketcity, Kurla in Mumbai on 24th September. Red Bull Campus Clutch came back for Season 2 to India this year with more than 2000+ student participants battling to take the coveted Top-4 spots at the India Finals. 10 Online and 10 offline qualifiers in India took place from 13th August to 10th September. The I...

Skyesports brings the AMD Skyesports Luna with India’s top female gamers

Taking place from Sept. 16 to 21, India’s top female gamers will lock horns for a share of the Rs. 1.5 lakh prize pool.  Skyesports is bringing another edition of its all-female esports tournament IP, the Skyesports Luna. This time, four teams of India’s best female gamers will lock horns in Valorant from Sept. 16 to 21 for a share of the Rs. 1,50,000 prize pool. The Skyesports Luna Season 2 is presented by global semiconductor manufacturers AMD and powered by the leading innovator for gaming technologies and gear, Logitech G.  Commenting on the Skyesports Luna Season 2, Shiva Nandy, Founder and CEO, Skyesports said, “We at Skyesports have a commitment to serving every gamer and supporting plus uplifting them. Our full-fledged female esports IP, the Skyesports Luna, is a similar ...

iQOO is coming up with an esports event, all star season 2

The well-known mobile brand iQOO has been partnering up with esports events around thecountry to promote its brand and gain visibility in front of the younger demographic. Once again, iQOO is coming up with an esports event. The IP will be the second season ofthe iQOO All Stars Cup, which was broadcasted last year around the same time. The primary gaming title for this event is going to be Free Fire Max, a popular battle royalea game that has a very active audience in India. The iQOO all star season 2 will feature the all-new iQOO Z6 Lite 5G. The viewers will alsostand a chance to win this smartphone by participating in giveaway contests during the livebroadcast. The event has a hefty prize pool of 5 Lakh INR and is expected to witness participation formIndia’s top 24 team...

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, all of Skyesports’ original competitions will be broadcasted exclusively on Rooter. Keeping in line with Skyesports’ and Rooter’s aim of making esports and game streaming as accessible as possible, the tournaments will be streamed in several languageswhich include Hindi, English, Tamil, Kannada, Malayalam, Bengali, and Telugu. Viewers who tune into Skyesports’ competitions on Rooter will also be given some exclusive rewards. Rooter, whic...

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 tournament boasts a total prize pool of 50,000 INR. Popular earbuds brand, Wings Lifestyle is the title sponsor for the event while LOCO has joined in as the streaming partner.  Kartik Sabherwal the Founder & Managing Director of Upthrust Esports commented on the tournament stating, “The Indian esports industry is one of the fastest-growing esports industries in the country. The participation ...

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

Mr. Vaibhav DangeFounding MemberFederation of Electronic Sports Associations India “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 through regional chapters. We are enthused that the Government is focused on building domestic capacity for serving our markets along with the global demand. We firmly believe that the AVGC sector offers immense potential to employ youth and this move will lead to further strengthening the growing segment of Electronic Sports in India. The recent in...

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 been significantly increased. Besides this, Skyesports will also be working with game developers to host several first-party tournaments throughout the year. This association displays the faith of game developers in the company and its influence across India. After expanding to South Asia in 2021, Skyesports will be setting its foot into even more regions this year. This doesn’t mean a reduction in competitions at the grassroots level, as they will continue in the same frequency as ...

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 place in February and March as the top teams battle against rising underdogs for a shot at glory. Registrations will be open from Jan. 15 onwards on the official Skyesports website.  “We are beginning 2022 with one of our oldest IPs, the Skyesports Grand Slam. We are thrilled to include VALORANT this year as the game continues to grow in popularity in the region. We are also returning to BGMI in the Skyesports Grand Slam. The 2022 ...

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 wait, Krafton announced the first BGMI Competitive Event of India. "Battleground Mobile India Series" (BGIS) a few days after the release of the game. Delay in the event never actually dwindled the craze of the event amongst every professional and potential talent. Cessation the eager wait of players who were dying to fight for glory, BGIS kicked off from 16th December 2021. 2021 was not the year of big memories for most of us, adding to the misery of...