Retrieved 14 May 2020, 12:04 IST
Chennai-based sports company SkySports has partnered to bring gaming and sports ‘SkySports Grandslam’ to gaming and sports – game streaming and sports platforms. The month-long gaming tournament is one of the largest sports tournaments held in India with some of the most popular players and teams. The games will be streamed live on Loco and will be available on the SkySports YouTube channel with live commentary in Hindi and Tamil.
The tournaments will provide a pool of 500,000 prizes each week under various titles such as Call of Duty: Mobile, PUBG, World Cricket Championship Rival, etc. In the second week (May 1-19), some of them will show Soul, Fanatic, TSM. India’s Most Popular Espor with the participation of top teams like Satta, IND, Kamala Rock, Tim Tamilas As the title of piiubiji mobile. This PUBG mobile tournament will only be streamed on Loko, with live matches starting at 2:40 p.m.
SkySports and Loco recently concluded a successful week-long tournament called Call of Duty: Mobile where a few of COD’s top teams were invited to take part in the event. The winners of this tournament are Tim Mayhem, who took first place and a prize of US 30 30,000, followed by Global Sports who came in second.
Speaking about the tournament, Shiv Nandi, CEO of SkySports, said, “It is an exciting format for us and we are looking forward to hosting the tournament across different titles. Many gamers have great opportunities for competitive gaming with the games they like to play. Loco is building the home of Indian games streaming and they were natural partners for us. We hope to work bigger and better with them in the future! ”
Speaking about his participation in the tournament, Aniruddha Pandita, founder of Pocket Aces, Loco’s parent company, said, “Loco is happy to be a pioneer in the sports space, collaborating with SkySports. Following the great success of our previous tournament with Phonetic which witnessed a total of 5.8M views, we are delighted to bring our viewers another outstanding offer featuring the best teams in the country. Moreover, through this tournament we will be commenting directly in Tamil, to give our Tamil-first users the opportunity to better serve! ”
Tune the PBGG Mobile Tournament live from 16 – 19th May, 2020 at 2pm.