All you need to know about Airtel's venture into the esports world
Over the past few months, the scope of esports has grown into a massive phenomenon. People all over the country are playing games as a form of entertainment- and for good reason.
Games bring people together and connect them in an all new way. To push the scope of gaming and esports in India, Airtel has announced a partnership with Nodwin Gaming and together, they are bringing a mega esports tour.
About Airtel India Esports Tour
Essentially, the esports tour aims to give a national ranking and awarding system for Indian esports players across all games.
The Airtel India Esports tour will initially cover all Nodwin tournaments across gaming titles of PUBG Mobile, CS:GO, Clash of Clans, FIFA, Dota2 and many more. All popular Nodwin tournaments will be a part of the tour.
This will include India Premiership by Nodwin, Dreamhack India, The Northeast Cup, KO Fight Nights, PAN Fest and Nodwin operated tournaments in India.
The tour will be broadcasted on Airtel’s digital platforms to expand the emerging format to newer audiences. Once the annual tour ends, a final leaderboard across games will be presented. This will help recognize and reward the winners at an awards show.
This is a great way to give gamers in India a platform to showcase their skills and get something in return for it. The esports tour could also be a turning point where people in India see gaming and esports as a legitimate career, especially the young crowd.