Gadget Insights: Mukesh Ambani’s Jio and gaming chip producer MediaTek partnered together to host an e-gaming tournament known as Gaming Masters concluded today, on Wednesday. The e-gaming tournament started on January 13th and went on till today, for 70 days. The tournament had drawn over 70,000+ registrations online.
The e-gaming tournament featured the trending online game, Garena’s Free Fire which was played in both solo and duo classes by participating gamers. Over 43,000 gamers participated in the tournament and garnered over 10 million views, streamed via Jio e-Sports, Booyah and YouTube. The e-gaming tournament broadcast was in Hindi and English as well.
“MediaTek is proud to have partnered with Jio in successfully organizing the revolutionary Esports tournament ‘Free Fire Gaming Masters’ powered by JioGames, “ the company’s spokesperson said in a statement. The success of this gaming tournament just realized the growing trend of e-sports in India.
This tournament showed the world’s gaming companies the presence of a huge profitable and rising gaming market in India. As per a CMR Report named The Next Gen Mobile Consumer on India’s gaming platform, the number of mobile gamers in India will be 748 million in 2021. It also says that an average gamer in India spends about 5-hours gaming and 15% of gamers switching to paid gaming during lockdown.
The winners of the Gaming Masters, were Team Head Hunters who took home a reward money of Rs. 3 lakhs.