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Ultimate Battle Includes Asian Games Esports titles on its platform, set to attract more Esports fan base in India

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With esports all set to make its debut at the Asian Games next year, Ultimate Battle (UB), India’s first-ever one-stop online esports platform, now boasts of all the five esports medal games that India may participate in. Gamers will get a first-hand opportunity to train and compete in these games on the UB platform ahead of Asia’s prestigious sporting event.

With an aim to popularise and encourage the fan base for these games in the Indian gaming ecosystem; Ultimate Battle is the only platform in the country to introduce all the five video games permissible among the eight titles that will be part of the 2022 Asian Games.

Among the eight esports titles to be part of the Asian Games, PUBG Mobile (Asian Games version), Arena of Valor and Dream Three Kingdoms (DTK) 2 are the ones in which, for now, there is no clarity on India’s participation as the first two titles are currently banned in India while the DTK2 is not available to play in our country. The other five titles which can see participation of Indian gamers and are now available on UB platform are,

FIFA (made by EA SPORTS),

Dota 2

League of Legends

HearthStone

Street Fighter V

Regular tournaments will be hosted on the UB platform, providing an optimum chance for the casual gamers as well as professional esports athletes to ace their game. They will also have a ranking system in place as part of the automated leader board based on the performances of each of the players. The winners will be awarded with exciting prize money.

“We want the Ultimate Battle platform to be every gamer’s practice and competitive ground. They can not only train but compete as well with other gamers and esports professionals as much as play for sheer joy and develop a keen followership for each of the titles ahead of the Asian Games. We hope UB can become the ultimate avenue for all the professionals as well as gaming enthusiasts who come to our platform with an easy access and a seamless interface to participate and challenge, as well as hone their skills and increase the followership for the respective gaming titles and make larger esports ecosystem respectively” said Mr. Tarun Gupta, Founder, Ultimate Battle.

In recent years and especially after the pandemic, when the sporting world moved on to become virtual, esports was the biggest gainer in the domain. Games like League of Legends, Counter-Strike: Global Offensive, Call of Duty, Free Fire and Online Chess are some of the competitive games whose popularity shot up in the last 15 months.

Currently, the UB platform has 15 games, including all the popular titles, and they currently boast of a player base of more than 3,30,000 and the number is on the rise. With close to 54,000 monthly active users, gamers get an active community to interact with and compete against each other. Apart from enjoying the platform on Ultimate Battle’s official website, the gamers can also play tournaments by downloading Ultimate Battle’s recently-launched app directly from the website.

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‘Penta Amateur League’ December to feature BGMI, November results announced

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Gaming and esports company, Penta Esports, has announced that ‘Battlegrounds Mobile India’ (BGMI) will be the esports title of ‘Penta Amateur League’ December 2021 edition with a prize pool of ₹5,00,000. Registrations have started and squads can enter the tournament on Penta Esports’ platform.

The qualifiers of the tournament will run from 13th to 21st December. The finals will be broadcast live on Penta’s Facebook page and YouTube channel from 28th to 30th December. The broadcast will be preluded by the ‘Penta Talk Show’ on 25th December.

The ‘Penta Amateur League’ is exclusively for amateurs and semi-professional esports athletes and teams. The games chosen for the tournament throughout the league will be platform agnostic and will include PC, console and mobile titles. Season 1 of the league will run for six months, October 2021 to March 2022, with a monthly prize pool of ₹5,00,000, adding up to a total prize pool of ₹30,00,000.

The November 2021 edition of the league featured Valorant. The playoffs took place from from 26th to 28th November with team God Particles winning the tournament 3 – 1 in a best of 5 match finals against Nogas Esports.

The broadcast of the playoffs were preluded by the Penta Talk Show, with the caster and host discussing the qualifiers, team journeys and discussing possibilities for the playoffs. The final day of the playoffs also saw an opening music performance by singer and songwriter, Sushant Satija prior to the matches.

Said Penta Esports co-founder and head of esports Kiran Noojibail “Our aim is to provide aspiring esports athletes of the country with a platform to showcase their skills and earn recognition. BGMI is a popular title in India and this tournament will be a stepping stone for budding esports athletes of this game to come to the limelight .”

The complete details of the league are available on Penta Esports’ platform, pentaesports. com. The platform is a one stop destination for all things Penta, including match schedules, match results, VODs of tournaments and leagues, content, news, announcements and much more.

Founded by industry veterans Anurag Khurana, Kiran Noojibail and Akshay Paul, Penta Esports aims to disrupt the ecosystem in India with a holistic approach towards the sector, including leagues, tournaments, content and much more.

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Microgravity to host MGL Free Fire Battle Royale this December

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Microgravity Ventures Private Limited, a facilitator of world-class gaming hubs and e-sports tournaments in India, today announced the 5th edition of Microgravity Gaming League (MGL) – Free Fire Battle Royale. The company will be hosting this e-sports tournament in partnership with Platinum eSports between 11th and 22nd December. The format of the tournament will be qualifier and invitation based, spread out in 5 phases – qualifiers, phase 1, phase 2, semi-finals and grand finals. Microgravity has announced a total prize pool of Rs. 1 Lakh for the top three teams and exciting gaming vouchers redeemable at their world-class gaming facility in Gurugram for top 5 viewers of the live broadcast. Teams can register from 1st till 10th December and participate in this competitive all-India tournament.

Speaking about the announcement, Mr. Rahul Bhattacharya, Co-Founder and MD, Microgravity said, “We are thrilled to have partnered with Platinum eSports for the 5th edition of MGL  – a Free Fire tournament. This year, we have witnessed immense enthusiasm and curiosity among Indian games for e-sports tournaments. We strongly believe that MGL Free Fire will be a great success and will serve as a platform for gaming enthusiasts to hone their skills. Through these tournaments, we aim to support and promote gamers in India who are exceptionally talented and need support to further enhance their skills. We are also planning to host several such tournaments with new titles going forward that will help players become more polished in their skills.”

A total of 1000 teams can participate in this tournament with 4 players per team along with one substitute. The qualifiers stage will be held in the ‘Bermuda’ map in two phases with 100 groups participating in phase 1 and 30 groups participating in phase 2. Each group will have 10 teams taking part in the tournament. Top 3 teams from Phase 1 and Top 4 teams from Phase 2 of the qualifiers stage will take part in the quarter finals match. A total of 120 teams can take part in the quarter finals match spread in 12 groups of 10/11 players taking part in each group. Top 4 teams will be shortlisted based on the best of 2 matches in ‘Bermuda’ and ‘Purgatory’ map for the semi-finals. During the semi-finals stage, 8 teams were invited to take part in this challenge and a total of 60 teams battled for the finals. Top 2 teams will qualify for finals based on the best of 4 from maps- Bermuda (2), Purgatory, Kalahari. Two additional teams will be invited to take part in the finals and will have a total of 12 teams in this stage. This stage will have only one group with 6 matches happening across maps – Bermuda, Purgatory and Kalahari.

This year, Microgravity has successfully organized two online gaming tournaments which gained significant traction amongst gamers. These tournaments were the MGL FIFA 21 tournament and the MGL Call of Duty: Mobile tournament.

 

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Everton Announces Partnership With i8.BET

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Everton Football Club has further expanded its international partnership portfolio by signing up i8.BET as a new commercial partner.

The deal will see i8.BET become the Club’s exclusive Official Betting Partner in Asia, as the gaming brand continues to expand its trusted and innovative platform in the online betting market across Asia and beyond.

As part of the partnership, i8.BET branding will be visible on matchdays across Goodison Park and on the Club’s online platforms in Asia, in line with age and territory restrictions. The company will also have access to imagery of the Everton squad for their commercial activities.

The regional agreement supports Everton’s international growth strategy with the partnership offering the Club a chance to further extend its reach into commercial markets in Asia.

Darren Wang, CMO at i8.BET, said “In line with our global tagline of “Choose The Best”, we are excited to exclusively partner with such an iconic Premier League team as Everton Football Club; a partnership that will see us working with the club on a number of exciting and innovative initiatives and promotions in key brand territories in support of our ongoing brand expansion and trust building efforts.”

i8.BET will use Everton’s name and brand extensively in marketing activity across Asia, where they have a presence in several important and largely populated territories.

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