Indian video streaming platform Loco has partnered with esports and game developer KRAFTON India recently. The partnership is for an exclusive live stream for the Battlegrounds Mobile India Pro Series (BMPS) 2023 finals. The exclusive tag will enable fans to access the gameplay five minutes ahead of the global stream.
The finale for BMPS 2023 will take place between December 15 and 17. The event will feature top 16 teams that made their way out of 96. It is worth mentioning that the early livestream will be available only for the Loco VIP members. Furthermore, the exclusive stream will be available in a couple of languages—English and Hindi.
Notably, the number of Loco VIP members crossed 100k within a couple of months of its launch. The membership was announced as a part of enhancing viewer experience back in September.
According to afaqs, co-founder of Loco, Firasat Durrani said,“BATTLEGROUNDS MOBILE INDIA has continued to be a favourite among audiences for live game-streaming in India. Our partnership with KRAFTON transcends mere broadcasting; it’s about revolutionising how esports is experienced. By giving Loco VIP members the exclusive opportunity to view the BMPS 2023 Finals 5 minutes before anyone else in the world, we are taking a pioneering step in delivering unique and valuable experiences to our users. We are confident that the BMPS 2023 will be a tremendous success and look forward to working with KRAFTON to create history in esports.”
Early access feature is a game-changer for gaming community: KRAFTON India’s Karan Pathak
Speaking on the partnership, head of esports at Krafton India, Karan Pathak said, “We are excited to join forces with Loco, India’s leading esports and live-streaming platform, to deliver an unforgettable esports viewing experience for BMPS 2023. Loco’s exclusive early access for BMPS 2023 Finals is a game-changer for the Indian gaming community, marking a revolution in the way esports is consumed.”
“This is a giant leap forward in our continued effort of elevating esports and transforming the gaming landscape in the country. We’re excited to see esports constantly scaling new heights, and together with Loco, we are committed to making BMPS 2023 a grand success and memorable event for all BGMI enthusiasts.” he added.
Fans will also be able to access the live stream on Loco’s Android TV application.