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Tag: esports

India’s maiden campaign in FIFAe Nations Cup 2022 comes to end in group stages

While there has been a significant urge to develop football in the nation, Esports can be a huge factor in its development. A lot...

ESFI picks 11-member contingent for World Esports Championship 2022

Tekken7 star Hitesh Khorwal and Ritesh Sarda-led Team Wicked Gaming secured their respective places in the Indian squad as the Esports Federation of India...

Star Sports to telecast BGMI tournament for NODWIN Gaming

Star Sports, India’s leading sports broadcaster, and NODWIN Gaming, owned by listed real money gaming company Nazara have announced a collaboration to broadcast BATTLEGROUNDS...

Hike’s RGU hits $100 million in annualised gross revenue: Kavin Bharti Mittal

Hike’s mobile-only gaming platform, The Rush Gaming Universe (RGU), has hit $100 million in annualised gross revenue in 15 months since going live, according...

FEAI meets Sushil Modi, presents policy paper on electronic sports

The Federation of Electronic Sports Associations of India (FEAI), the apex national body for Esports in India met with Sushil Modi, Bihar former Dy...

Lila Games raises $10 million in Series A funding

Mobile game development company Lila Games has raised $10 million in Series A funding for its free-to-play mobile game studio. The team is working on...

Federation of Electronic Sports Associations India (FEAI) submits esports policy paper to MEITY minister

According to a press release, the policy paper seeks to facilitate a policy-centered esports outlook that aims to address India’s unique definition for esports, which not only welcomes conventional global esports outlook but most importantly promotes India’s indigenous talent and narrative.

Esports has an unnoticed problem – player injuries

But the nascent esports sector has got a problem - player injuries. For the audience, this might seem odd. There is a misconception that esports players cannot be prone to injuries as the games are not a test of players' physical abilities. In January 2021, Thomas “ZooMaa” Paparatto —then a top esports player in the Call of Duty League retired at the age of 25 due to injuries.

Esports platform Fanclash to raise $30 million: Report

E-sports community engagement platform Fanclash operated by Fanbuff Esports India Pvt. Ltd is in discussions to raise about $30 million in a new round...

Indian esports to be next big bet of marquee investors

Esports, short for electronic sports, is a form of competition using video games. While video games traditionally are played casually, a new category has...

India’s online gaming, esports sectors target growth without pandemic aid

The gaming sector has seen a significant improvement in the user interface, speed, and responsiveness of the games. This is also aided by modern chipsets in smartphones and the cheap internet. The pandemic boredom is said to be a catalyst for the increased penetration of online games.

Rooter gets media rights for Skyesports esports tournaments

Rooter, the largest Indian game streaming platform, announced yesterday that it had acquired the media rights for all of Skyesports' IPs, in one of...

Esports platform Gamerji raises $1.1 million in pre-Series A

E-sports gaming platform Gamerji has raised $1.1 million in a pre-Series A round led by Unicorn India Ventures. The round also saw participation from...

Nazara Board approves share issuance to Datawrkz shareholders, to invest INR 20 crore in NextWave

Nazara Technologies Ltd today said its board has approved the issuance of equity shares worth ₹25 crores to existing shareholders of Datawrkz Business Solutions...

Ukraine war: ‘The War of Mine’ survival game receives record sales

As Russia intensifies and moves closer to occupying Kyiv, the award-winning survival video game 'The War of Mine' has seen its popularity peak multifold....

Ukraine urges esports companies to cut ties with Russian teams, EA responds

Ukraine's deputy prime minister has urged "all game development companies and esports platforms" to halt any business in Russia following the 24 February full-scale...