Friday, January 27

NEWS

TECNO and Skyesports launch Call of Duty Mobile POVA Cup – A claim to fame for mobile gaming enthusiasts

TECNO Mobile, the global premium smartphone brand has partnered with South Asia’s leading esports tournament organizer, JetSynthesys’ Skyesports, for an enthralling yearlong mobile gaming tournament - the Call of Duty Mobile India POVA Cup. The two entities are coming together to conduct exciting Call of Duty: Mobile tournaments throughout 2023. Season 1 of the tournament will witness some of the top teams from across the country compete against each other in an intense Call of Duty showdown. In this gaming extravaganza, the TECNO POVA smartphones would be grasping Skyesports’ grassroots-level penetration and the elaborated esports events to develop a remarkable connection with the Zillenials who have a zeal for mobile gaming. The matches of the tournament would be live-streamed on Sky...

S8UL, Revenant amongst finalists for AAA Esports Series Pokemon Unite

The AAA Esports Series Pokemon UNITE, presented by AA Gaming, is entering its Final Phase The AAA Esports Series Pokemon UNITE, presented by AA Gaming, is entering its Final Phase. With top teams like S8UL and Revenant qualifying, it's set to be a spectacle like no other. The AAA Esports Series Pokemon Unite features a huge prize pool of Rs. 25,000. The event featured open qualifiers for the underdog players and elevation of esports from the grassroots level. These teams competed in the Underdog Phase with the top four making it to the Final Phase. The four underdog teams are Oath X-ContributionOrgless5Pride Besides this, a separate Invitational Phase was held as well where eight of India’s top Pokemon Unite’s esports teams competed for the last two slots in the Final Phas...

Skyesports Championship 4.0 Mumbai: Registrations open for Dota 2 and CSGO

Skyesports Championship 4.0 Registrations Open for DOTA 2 and CSGO The Skyesports Championship 4.0 is here with registrations for Counter-Strike: Global Offensive (CS: GO) and Dota 2 underway. The tournament provides a #PathtoPro for aspiring gamers with a major LAN event in Mumbai on Dec. 17 and 18. The prize pool for Dota 2 at the Skyesports Championship 4.0 stands at a humongous $15,000. The top teams from the India qualifiers will go up against teams from SEA. For CSGO, on the other hand, a prize money of $10,000 is up for grabs.  Players can register for the tournament through the website here. Players have to register as a team of five players with one optional substitute.  Additionally, any player who doesn’t have a premade team can make use of the solo registrations op...

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...