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Microgravity Gaming League – Call of Duty: Mobile tournament wraps up with a nail – biting finish

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The e-sports event powered by HP India sweeps the gamers away with popularity and social media with a huge buzz

A fiery game fever and an unprecedented adrenaline rush was at its peak amongst mobile gamers in the country when the Tournament Showdown of MGL’s ‘Call of Duty: Mobile’ kicked off at 1:00 PM IST on 20th December 2020. Microgravity Gaming League awarded the top 3 winners with cash prizes and the latest gaming accessories sponsored by HP.  The first position was won by Team IND along with the title of MGL’s ‘Call of Duty: Mobile’ champion. The second and the third place were bagged by teams who call themselves Fenrir x Alpha and Shots respectively. The co-sponsors of MGL, HP India also awarded the Man of the Match title which includes an HP Reverb VR Headset to team IND’s player – Sly^.

MGL’s ‘Call of Duty: Mobile’ was a nation-wide tournament. The league unfolded in three stages – the Qualifying Round, the Battle Phase, and the Grand Finale. After the outstanding success of the first edition of the Microgravity Gaming League – Free Fire tournament held between August and September 2020, Microgravity Ventures has now successfully hosted and completed this bigger, better, and bolder Microgravity Gaming League – ‘Call of Duty: Mobile’ tournament.

The battle arena got heated with 256 teams entering into competition with each other. The excitement and fun kept building through the tournament as the games reached the finale. The final match was fought between team IND and Fenrir x Alpha whereas team Shots and Indian risers fought for the third place. The final match was played in the best of three formats. The first match-up was won by Team IND; the second match-up saw Fenrir x Alpha make a great comeback; and the third match-up was a truly nail-biting one, eventually won by Team IND. The Man of the Match title was awarded to team IND’s Sly^ after an outstanding performance of a total of 29 kills in the match.

Excited with their roaring success, Team IND said, “The whole tourney was great, the management was really good. Many underdog teams got a chance to compete and showcase their skills. The matches didn’t take much of our time as they were best of one’s. Competing in such a great event really brings out the adrenaline in you. It was a very well-organized event and that too completing these many matches in only one day.

Congratulating the winners of the “MGL – Call of Duty: Mobile” tournament, Mr. Wilton Suresh Pangoria, HP India, says, “We are very happy to enter into this relationship with Microgravity Ventures, who aim to propagate e-sports and promote world-class gaming with state-of-the-art technologies like virtual reality and augmented reality in India. We would love to be associated with the Microgravity Gaming League in the future for their upcoming tournaments & intend to make e-sports bigger and better along with Microgravity Ventures.”

Thanking all the gamers who registered and participated in the “MGL – Call of Duty: Mobile” tournament, Mr. Devendra Singh, Head of Operations at Microgravity Ventures, says, “Microgravity Gaming League came back and as promised it was more aggressive, competitive, and more fun than before. Undoubtedly, it is a fete to achieve – one day, three phases, and 256 teams. I congratulate all the winners and thank all the participating teams, while extending my gratitude to HP India for powering MGL’s ‘Call of Duty: Mobile’ tournament. We aim to continue promoting e-sports in a big way through the Microgravity Gaming League.”

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BetMakers Signs Agreement with Royal Sabah Turf Club

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BetMakers has signed an agreement with the Royal Sabah Turf Club to provide its solutions to the Malaysian racecourse operator and its betting network.

Through the five-year deal, BetMakers will deliver a tote betting system along with content management services at the Tambalang Race Course and the Royal Sabah’s off-course betting network, via its Global Tote and Global Racing Network divisions.

BetMakers will be the exclusive rights holder for races held at the Malaysian club within both Tote and fixed-odds markets. BetMakers owns Global Tote, which it acquired from Sportech last year. Global Tote will deliver the Quantum to the Royal Sabah Turf Club as a SaaS solution, which will provide the club with the operational tools and training to distribute races to racetracks licensed by betting operators worldwide.

Lance Ku, Director of Sales & Business Development Asia for Global Tote, said: “Global Tote is very pleased to extend and grow our partnership with Royal Sabah Turf Club. The Global Tote solution offers advanced capabilities and features that will help them deliver a fantastic customer experience.

“Combined with Global Racing Network’s professional content management solution, Royal Sabah has a powerful route by which to pursue opportunities for growth.”

Datuk Peter Chin, Chairman of Royal Sabah Turf Club, said: “We have been very pleased with the services we receive from Global Tote and having the ability to turn to BetMakers for both our betting technologies and services, as well as for content distribution management, offers Royal Sabah Turf Club the most efficient, effective means by which to reach new markets for our racing, new content for our customers, and new revenue streams.”

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Mayhem Studios announces its first Battle Royale title

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“Underworld Gang Wars” or UGW, which revolves around the rivalry between two gangs, launched through India’s largest drone show designed for a game reveal

 Mayhem Studios, India’s first studio for AAA games has announced its first title “Underworld Gang Wars” (UGW), a Battle Royale game set in India. With the characters and plot rooted in India, the game promises an exciting setting with some interesting characters inspired by stories of India.

Set in a truly Indian plot, the locations, the gangs and the icons represent an Indian context in a AAA game for the first time. The theme, weapons, and the maps of the game have been designed to offer a unique experience to the gamers.

The gameplay becomes intense in UGW as the underdog gang from the West wants to take control of the Eastern region from its arch-rival urban gang.

To provide an authentic experience, each region depicted in the game resembles a real location in India, be it the coal mines or the next-door apartment complex. It also has iconic landmarks including a fort, station, stadium and a racecourse.

Scheduled to be launched later this year, the game’s pre-registration window will open from 22nd May.

Commenting on the announcement, Ojas Vipat, CEO of Mayhem Studios, said: “We are thrilled to come up with the first Battle Royale Title that promises to offer one of the most relatable storylines for gamers. UGW’s unique locations and the highly relatable universe with great graphics are sure to provide a great experience for Battle Royale players. We are also excited to put together a blockbuster game with some unique stories of India for the world.”

Mayhem Studios has conducted India’s biggest game reveal through a drone show at Mumbai’s Mahalaxmi Racecourse. Through this drone show, the studio revealed the game logo and also created a QR code that directed the onlookers to the game teaser.

The event was also attended by leading gaming influencers and enthusiasts like Tanmay Bhat, Mortal, Scout and Dynamo Gaming.

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HyperLive Entertainment Enters into Strategic Cooperation with Nova Esports

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HyperLive Entertainment, a Singapore-based tech-enabled creative media company, announced a landmark strategic cooperation with Nova Esports, a Hong Kong-based professional esports organisation managing various esports teams which have won multiple world championship titles, to pilot Nova’s esports programme in the region.

The strategic cooperation with Nova will see HyperLive establish a Nova Southeast Asian headquarters in Singapore, which includes plans to build an esports academy in the island nation, produce captivating esports content on its OTT-licensed media platform, HyperLive.tv, as well as to start an esports team that will compete with the best teams globally in esports tournaments. The intended team name is Nova SG, and Nova SG will be based in Singapore. Further, Nova Esports will offer its experience and expertise as well as provide coaches and training regimes for the academy and its players.

“We are truly excited about the synergistic partnership with Nova Esports. We have identified esports as a key market that has massive potential for growth in the upcoming years, thus with Nova on board, we are extremely confident that we can achieve incredible breakthroughs in esports,” Dr. Sean Wong, CEO of HyperLive, said.

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