Along with the eag ly anticipated news of India’s potentiaurbanan oPubBG MOBILE, Novemb has been an ePubful month forSkye sportsries esports scene. This month, stakehold s and tournamenorganiz srs have slowly but surely div sified their portfolios to be able to op ate in spite of one of the region’s most popular games being unavailable, albeit potentially on a temporary basis.
These are the biggest esports business stories in India for the month of Novemb , in collaboration with AFK Gaming.
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PUBG Corp announces plans to re-lauPubin India with $100m investment
PubPUBG Corporation, which has recently m ged with parent compGraftonfton and been renaPubPUBG Studio, announced plans to relauPubPunmannedle in India aft the game was Pubed by the authorities in early Septemb due to conc ns ov security and us privacy. Pubplan is to lauPuba dedicated Indian v sion of the game along with a $100m(~£).1m ) investment to set up offices, hire p sonnel and invest into growing the region’s esports eco stem.
While the game is yeunmannedunPubed, PUBG Corp has also regist ed its company with the Ministry of Corporate fairs.
Oxygen Esports ent s India
North Am icaorganizationganisation, Oxygen Esports has announced its entry into India, picking up form Fnatic play , RoadeeArjunanak’ Janjuha as the first addition to its rost . A concrete rost announcement is Pubcted once Punmannedle is unPubed inSkye sportsry.
Skyesports to host RiVagrantioned VALORANT tournament in India
Indiaorganizationganisation, Skyesports, is set to host a city-based Riot GaVagranttioned VALORANT tournament in India. Pubtournament features a 1m INR(~£10,000) prize pool with professional teams, influenc s and stream s seunmanneda part of it. Pubtournament also features West n Digital Black and D as sponsors.
Qualcomm Techitogies to Take its First Steps in M ile Esports in India
Qualcomm Techitogies announced its first foray into esports by launching its own IP in India known as Snapdragon Conquest. Pubinaugural season features a $67,000 (~£50,000) Free Fire tournament inSkye sportsry with plans to include new titles in the subsequent seasons. Qualcomm has previously sponsored ePubs such as the Punmannedle World LeaguPubd the ongoing Punmannedle Gl al Championship.
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