Bengaluru, June 2022: GodLike Esports, the biggest esports organization in India, has entered into an exclusive, first-of-its-kind strategic agreement with Bengaluru-headquartered esports fan engagement startup STAN to enable them to provide Official Licensed Digital Collectibles’ services for GodLike BGMI team’s fans and followers. The key objective of the partnership between STAN and GodLike, which was facilitated by Numen Esports and Gaming, is to build an ecosystem for fans in order to connect with them actively and unlock new and exciting experiences for the fan base. Following this partnership, STAN shall be giving access to GodLike fans to chat, play and even meet GodLike team members; furthermore, STAN users will also have a chance to visit GodLike’s Bootcamp, India’s largest gaming/esports facility.
Among the key players of Godlike Esports BGMI team with whom STAN has collaborated include : Chetan ‘Kronten’ Chandgude, Abhijit ‘Ghatak’ Andhare, Jonathan ‘Jonathan’ Amaral, Vivek ‘ClutchGod’ Abbas, Abhishek ‘ZGOD’ Choudhary and Suraj ‘Neyoo’ Mujumdar. In addition, they have also collaborated with Kronten, an Influencer, ex-Professional Player, Owner and Founder of GodLike and GHATAK, Influencer, ex-Professional Player and one of the Directors in GodLike.
Speaking on the partnership with GodLike, Nauman Mulla, Co-Founder & COO, STAN says, “Entering into a strategic partnership with the biggest organization in India, GodLike Esports, was a no-brainer for us at STAN, as want to give access to all the GodLike superfans all of that STAN is offering. We aim to work with all the major stakeholders in this esports ecosystem, which is why we are very excited about this partnership. We intend to empower fans and connect them with their favourite esports athletes and creators; and to that end, now STAN users will be able to play a game, chat, make a live call, and meet GodLike members. We are proud to announce that STAN is the only platform today giving access to GodLike fans to meet, chat, play and also visit their gaming facility, and no other application or company are offering these services.”
Chetan ‘Kronten’ Chandgude, Founder, GodLike Esports, said, “We are excited to partner with a brand as visionary and groundbreaking as STAN. Physical collectables and memorabilia have been a part of sporting culture across the globe for so long and converting these to digital tokens using advanced technology will revolutionize fan engagement. All of us, at GodLike, are looking forward to engaging with our fans and community through STAN.”
Mumbai-based GodLike Esports was founded by Kronten in late 2018. To begin with, it was just a clan; later, they began competing in several tournaments, and over time GodLike has established its teams in BGMI, FreeFire and CODM. Since the return of PUBG as BGMI in India in 2021, the GodLike BGMI squad has consistently won multiple events in a succession. GodLike Esports is now India’s largest esports organization; it is currently the only organization to represent India and compete multiple times in global stage tournaments and has the biggest gaming facility for its members in India. GodLike Esports’ team is today the most followed team in terms of followers and subscribers.
On the other hand, STAN has built a uniquely-crafted one-stop platform for the constantly growing pool of esports fans in India and the world to optimally engage, play and grow closer to their idols in the esports space. Notably, STAN has already inked partnerships with several leading Battlegrounds Mobile India (BGMI) and FreeFire athletes and creators of our country and has crossed over 1,00,000 downloads in its Beta mobile app only within a month since its roll-out.