After hosting the 27 days esports event ‘India ka gaming champion(India’s gaming champion) successfully, JioGames has come up with another esport event ‘Gaming Masters’ in collaboration with the popular mobile chipmaker MediaTek. Registrations have already started for the event. Registrations will end on 9th January. The event will begin on 13 January 2021 and will continue for 70 days. The grand finale will take place on March 7, 2021. All existing and new gamers can register for the event. The event will be available for Jio and Non-Jio users both. No registration fee is going to make the event bigger and more popular. The winner will receive a prize of Rs 12.5 Lakhs.
There will be live broadcasting of the complete event over the Jio tv HD esport channel and on YouTube. The main aim of this event is to test the teamwork and persistence of gamers. This event will be conducted on the popular game “Free Fire” developed by Garena. Garena’s free fire is a battle royale game available for Android and iOS users. It was the most downloaded game of 2019 worldwide. Google Play Store also awarded this game as ‘Best Popular Vote Game of 2019. It is a survival shooter game. In a 10 minutes game, the gamer is placed on an island where he/she has to compete with other 49 players.
Players can choose the starting point and then the aim is to stay safe as long as possible. The game is already available on the JioGames platform. The game is having 3 stages- Duos, Solos, and Grand Finale. After qualifying through Duos and Solos, 24 teams will compete against each other in the grand finale.
In the Last 12-24 months, esports platforms in India have shown tremendous growth. Through the initiation of affordable internet to all, the credit definitely goes to Jio for this online gaming popularity in India. Now with JioGames platform, they are on the way to encash the enthusiasm of the online gaming industry.
As per the recent reports, the online gaming industry in India is expected to achieve a 17 Million user base at the end of 2020. Aggregate revenue of around $68 Million is collected by the Indian Online gaming industry in FY 2020. 300-400% exponential growth was recorded in online gaming advertisements in the pandemic year 2020. Gaming as well as non-gaming brands have entered the online gaming space to get the benefit. BMW, Mercedes, Coca-Cola, Red Bull, Mountain Dew, OPPO, PayTm First Games, and Loco are a few known brands that have sponsored the esports tournaments recently.