GameEon, the popular game Game Development company has announced that they will venture into the esports world by launching GameEon esports on the 20th of March. They have also announced that they will be hosting esports tournaments for games like CS:GO and Valorant.
GameEon’s founder , Nikhil Malankar stated that this is the first time they are hosting an esports tournament. He added, “We have seen that the esports trend is catching up in the west as well with the prize pool worth millions of dollars. Because of that we have figured out that it is an esteemed opportunity, therefore we have aimed to host the tournament and simply build a community of gamers, we want to reach out to the target audience and gain an experience that promotes gaming in India.”
The tournament features a total prize pool of Rs 3.5 lakhs and the amount will be equally divided for two games Rs 1.75 lakhs respectively for both the games where Rs 1.25 lakhs will be paid as cash and goodies worth Rs 50k will be provided to the winners.
They have initially partnered with Noctua. Apart from that they have stated that they will be partnering with a few more brands for the tournament and can’t disclose their names since it is in the process. Viewers can catch the live stream of the tournament on GameEon’s official new channel – GameEon esports.
The tournament will follow 5V5 format. Players will have to participate in teams of five and the industry guidelines of the tournament will be followed by the rules. Players can register on their official website for free. Initially, they will start with CS: GO tournament from 20 March followed by the finals of the same which is set for 15 or 16 April and later on they will be announcing the date for the Valorant tournament and will commence the line-up for it.