eSports Interactive Entertainment today announced Digital Wars Online – Season II, an online gaming tournament to promote the culture of eSports in India. The event starts April 5th till April 20th, 2014. The fortnight long event will invite participation from gamers across India. The game title for this season would be Dota 2, popular among Indian gamers.
Online registration for the event has begun from March 18th, 2014 on eSports Interactive Entertainment community forums. Enthusiasts who wish to participate can register for free and stand chance to win goodies worth over fifty thousand rupees courtesy Antec (Main Sponsor), Gunnar Optiks, Kingston Technology, Snapdeal.com, TrustPort, & TteSPORTS.
Digital Wars Online – Season II will be broadcasted live on Twitch TV for gaming enthusiasts. The recorded games shall be made available on Youtube after the match. Special awards post event like Most Valuable Player (MVP) will be awarded to the one chosen by community members.
Commenting on the initiative, Karthik S Rao, Business Head, eSports Interactive Entertainment mentioned “We are proud to announce the second season of Digital Wars Online. Thanks to our partners Antec, GUNNAR Optiks, TteSPORTS, Kingston Technology, TrustPort & Snapdeal.com. Also, I thank the Indian gaming community who have been supporting us in all our initiatives. We look forward to seeing them take part in Season #2, enjoy watching & rooting for their favourite teams, thereby contributing to the growth of eSports in India.”
Mr. Kevan Li, Business Head – India , Antec Inc. said, “Antec as a leading brand in gaming cabinets, power supplies and accessories is glad to associate with Digital Wars Online – Season II. With our product portfolio to cater to gamers with varied budgets and gaming requirements, this is a great platform to showcase our products as well as have the opportunity to interact with leading gamers across India. We feel that more and more such tournaments need to be held on a regular basis in order to encourage PC gaming as a sport as well as to inspire more Indian gamers to experiment with the DIY culture for assembling their gaming rigs.”
Mr.Srujay Parekh, Director, Sparen International said, “We are happy to announce our association with Digital Wars Online – Season #2, one of the best eSports competitions in India. Partnerships with eSports Interactive Entertainment opened our eyes to the great community that lies within Indian gaming industry. We are very excited to be working with them, as their expertise in professional gaming will help us to create awareness among all Professional and avid gamers in India about how to tackle the visual stress and burn-out during prolonged gaming sessions.”
Mr. Ken Yiu, Business Head – India, Thermaltake Corporation said, “It’s a pleasure to be associated with one of the best esport competitions in India again. We had a successful season one, and looking forward to a even better season two of Digital Wars. Due to the vast geography of India, it is always difficult to gather the top players in the country to a certain location to compete with each other. However, with the platform of Digital Wars Online, along with live streaming, talents in the nation would be able to compete against each other and show to the world what they have got. Tt eSPORTS will continue to sponsor and promote esports in India to our best extend. Meanwhile, Keep the Passion on, Keep Gaming!”
“Playing sports at any level have an immense and lasting impact on a student’s life. Among its many benefits, participation in extracurricular athletic activities promotes socialization, the development of leadership skills, focus, and, of course, mental fitness. It’s no secret that sports helped to shape our life,” Mr. Mukesh Kumar Director at DigiHigh the Licensee of TrustPort Antivirus shares with us.
Digital Wars Online – Season #2 registration ends on March 31st, 2014. Tournament starts April 5th, 2014 and shall till April 20th, 2014 depending on participation. Tournament format would be double elimination. Top 3 teams shall be awarded with exciting hardware worth over 50 thousand rupees.
About eSports Interactive Entertainment
eSports Interactive Entertainment specializes in experiential marketing for the gaming and technology industry with a broad range of services including live and online event management, promotions, trials and community development programs, to name a few. We can reach gamers at many different touch points and in many different ways: individually, in groups, in-game as well as outside the game play experience.