Loco comes onboard as broadcasting partner for Skyesports Masters

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The Skyesports Masters has announced the independent esports and live-streaming platform, Loco, as the broadcasting partner for its first-ever franchised esports tournament. In fact, Loco has also stepped up as the official sponsor for all eight franchised esports teams participating in the Rs 2 crore tournament.

Commenting on Loco’s partnership with the Skyesports Masters, Firasat Durrani Co-founder & Vice President Business Operations at Loco, said, “Having the prestigious Skyesports Masters CS:GO, a significant gaming event in India, on Loco is a testament of our consistent efforts to bring diverse content to our viewers for legacy esports like Counter Strike. Our enduring partnership with Skyesports, and the exciting support for the 8 teams in this tournament, showcases our commitment to not only support and uplift the tournament but also the individual stories and aspirations that breathe life into Indian esports, particularly within the PC gaming community in India.”

Additionally, Loco is partnering with the eight franchised esports teams in the Skyesports Masters representing one of the best esports organizations of the country. Velocity Gaming, Enigma Gaming, Revenant Esports, Reckoning Esports, Medal Esports, Gods Reign, Marcos Gaming, and 7Sea Esports are fighting for the throne in India’s first-ever franchised esports tournament.

Commenting on the partnership, Shiva Nandy, the Founder and CEO of Skyesports, said, “The Skyesports Masters is a benchmark-setting event for Indian esports as it prioritizes sustainability for all the eight partnered teams. We are thrilled to have onboarded Loco, the world’s leading independent esports and live game streaming platform, not only as the broadcasting partner but also as a sponsor for the teams competing in the event. As we approach a thrilling end to the League Stage of the Skyesports Masters, fans can catch all the action live on Loco as well.”

Fans can access the CS:GO action of the Skyesports Masters by tuning into the matches streaming live on the Loco website and mobile application. Loco is also going to stream other supporting content leading up to the LAN Playoffs at the Koramangala Indoor Stadium in Bangalore on August 26 and 27.

The Playoffs will be open to all for free and feature show-matches, meet-and-greets, brand booths, and a music show. Tickets are currently available on Paytm Insider.