Loco has partnered with Skyesports Championship, India’s longest-running esports IP for their fifth edition. With an aim to offer the best viewing experience to fans from across India, and the Middle East the tournament will be broadcasted live on Loco in English, Hindi, and Tamil ensuring that fans everywhere can immerse themselves in the action.
The tournament has a whopping Rs. 2.12 Crore Prize Pool, grassroots-level qualifiers, and thrilling esports action, the Skyesports Championship 5.0 promises to be a groundbreaking event. Adding to the excitement, the BGMI Finals will unfold at the Koramangala Indoor Stadium, Bangalore, from Nov. 1 to 5 making it the longest BGMI esports LAN event with a live audience.
Speaking on the announcement Loco spokesperson said, “We are thrilled to take the stage as the exclusive streaming partner for Skyesports Championship 5.0. This partnership is a testament to our unwavering dedication to delivering a diverse range of content to our viewers, especially in the realm of esteemed esports like BGMI. Our mission has always been to bring the pulse-pounding world of esports to fans far and wide, and this collaboration marks a significant milestone in our journey. Our enduring partnership with Skyesports not only underscores our commitment to supporting and uplifting the tournament itself but also the unique stories and aspirations that breathe life into the Indian esports scene, particularly within the vibrant PC gaming community in India.”
Commenting on the return of the Skyesports Championship for a historic fifth edition, Shiva Nandy, Founder and CEO, Skyesports, said, “From a mere Rs. 3 Lakhs prize pool at the Skyesports Championship 1.0 in 2019, we now proudly present an astounding Rs. 2.12 Crore prize pool, a 70x growth since our first edition and one of the biggest in the history of Indian esports. This tournament is designed to provide aspiring gamers with grassroots-level qualifiers, serving as a #PathtoPro for those who dream of achieving greatness in the esports arena. We are absolutely delighted to welcome Loco and AMD as our partners, as they play an integral role in showcasing the immense potential of India's longest-running homegrown esports intellectual property. Lastly, with our LAN Finals for BGMI at the Koramangala Indoor Stadium, we look forward to putting on a thrilling show for esports audiences.”
Additionally, the Skyesports Championship 5.0 is powered by AMD, an innovator in high-performance graphics, computing, and visualization technologies. The event, split across PC and mobile games, and spanning gamers from India, South Asia, and the Middle East provides the perfect opportunity to showcase the power of AMD’s graphical prowess. Registrations are open now for the Skyesports Championship 5.0. Aspiring professional players can head over to the official website to sign-up. Tickets will be available for free, the details of which will be announced later. Stay tuned to Skyesports’ Instagram, Facebook, and Twitter handles for more information.