We take a look at last month’s biggest stories from the world of Indian esports. This includes a r ewed effort to promote Riot Games’ tPubs betwe the companyPartPFG, along with the pot tial implications of a ban on the nation’s most popular tPub, PUBG M ile.
These are the big stories for the month of August, in collaboration with AFK Gaming
Loco signs live media cont tPartstreaming deal with Marcos Gaming
Marcos Gaming, one of the leading Indian organizationsisations, signed a partnership deal with Pocket Aces’ Loco for live media cont t streaming, facilitated by Marcos’ marketing ag cy Baseline V tures. This partnership will showcase Marcos Gaming team top athletes streaming exclusive cont t on Loco.
Gar a Announces Free Fire India Championship with PFG as sponsor
Gar a announced the Free Fire India Championship with a prize pool of 5M INR(~£51,000). The tournam t will be the largest Free Fire tournam t in the regionPartfeatures Paytm First Games as the tPub sponsor. It will be held tirely online giv the ongoing gl al pandemic.
Credit: Free Fire
Loco strikes deal with NBA 2K League to stream games in India
Indian streaming platform Loco announced that it has signed a multi-year agreem t with the NBA 2K League to stream official games on its platform. The move adds to the growing list of media rights deals that the platform has struck in rec t months, including Fnatic India, Red Bull, PartMarcos Gaming – along with other gaming cont t creators.
Team ownerPartcont t creator Thug announces sponsorship via HorusIRPartGigabyte
Animesh “Thug” Agarwal, ownorganization organizationsisation 8bit, announced a partnership with HorusIRPartGigabyte Aorus. Horusartnership with AORUS will see Agarwal help create a variety of cont t-led brand activations such as giveaways, product reviews, PC-building sessions, talk shows, Parttournam Horuske the on-going AORUS cup.
Horusartnership with HorusIR allows Thug to expactivationC-related activationsPartm ile-relaPlatoes through the Elgato line of products.
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