Esportz Premier Series Wraps up Third Edition with a Spectacular Finale
2 days, 80 athletes, 5 esports games, and Yearlong Champions were Crowned.
Esportz Premier Series, India's Yearlong Esports Championship, concluded its much exciting third edition Grand Finale at the NESCO Center in Mumbai on 19th and 20th January. Over two remarkable days, the event brought together gamers, fans, athletes, streamers, content creators, and brands, solidifying it as a multi-genre gaming extravaganza.
From a pool of over 20,000+ participants in the yearlong Open for All Qualifiers across PC, Mobile, Console, and Sim-Racing genres, emerged 80 self-proven esports athletes. These talented individuals, representing different cities throughout India, converged in Mumbai to showcase their skills and compete at the highest level. With a staggering 6500+ attendees, the atmosphere was electric, with fans eager to witness their favorite athletes in action, experience gaming, and engage in meet-and-greets. Notable organizations such as Orangutan Gaming, The World of Battle, Enigma Gaming, Marcos Gaming, and TSG Army participated, with top players like Pahadi Gaming, Charanjot Singh, Davlish Singh, and many showcasing their talent.
The inclusive multi-genre nature of the tournament allowed everyone to be a part of all genres and witness the best of the best in action. Enigma Gaming triumphed in Counter-Strike 2 (PC), Random Team in Pokemon Unite (Mobile), Davlish Singh in Assetto Corsa Competizione (Sim Racing), Charanjot Singh in EA FC 24 (Console), and Head Hunters (Mobile Game) were crowned Yearlong Champions of Esportz Premier Series, each lifting the coveted Yearlong Trophy at the venue.
Global and homegrown recognized brands played a crucial role in elevating the experience, with Logitech G as the Sim Racing Partner, Rooter as the Streaming Partner, Glance as the Smart Lock Screen Partner, and in association with Rapoo & JioGames.
A captivating showdown match between The Mafia’s, consisting of MafiaBala, Mafia, Concept, Delete, and Team JSR, comprising FFIC 2021 Champions Vasiyo, Aman, MaryX , Satyam Thakur, took place on the Grand Stage. The Mafia’s emerged victorious while showcasing the excitement of seeing pros and ex-pros in action.
Fans were treated to meet-and-greets with their favourite gaming personalities, including Rocky and RDX, Shonty, Ignite, Insane, Sasuke, Solo Rush, and the entirety of The World of Battle, as well as The Mafia's, including Fozy Ajay. Limited edition jerseys, goodies, and banners were distributed, creating a memorable experience for the enthusiastic crowd.
Santosh Smith, Director – Capital Group, said: “We extend our heartfelt gratitude to the stakeholders, fans, gamers, and everyone who has contributed to making the Esportz Premier Series Third Edition an unparalleled success. The overwhelming support and enthusiasm from all corners have truly propelled the event to new heights, exceeding our expectations. It's the collective dedication and passion of the gaming community that has made this edition the biggest and most memorable yet. We thank each and every one of you for being an integral part of our journey, and we look forward to continued growth, success, and exciting developments in the future editions of the Esportz Premier Series.”
Entire season garnered a cumulative reach of 5.95M+ Views and 700M+ Impressions. The Grand Finale was broadcasted live on YouTube, JioGames Watch, JioTV, Rooter, and Glance, providing a global audience with a front-row seat to the intense competition. For those who missed the live action, stay tuned for highlights, interviews, and behind-the-scenes footage via Esportz.in through LinkedIn, Facebook, YouTube, Twitter, Discord, and Instagram.
The event marked one of the first large-scale open-for-all Sim Racing competitions featuring Assetto Corsa Competizione, which is recognized as the First Official GT World Challenge Game.
The fourth edition of Esportz Premier Series is already on the horizon. It promises a new exciting season, games, and format while staying true to its open-for-all and multi-genre nature.