India’s first franchise-based league for gaming, Esports Premier League (ESPL) is all set to roll out the 2nd season of the event on June 15, following the overwhelming success of its inaugural event. In its endeavour to make it bigger, ESPL has roped in an international smartphone brand, TECNO Mobile, as the Presenting Sponsor.
This year's league is set to interact with game enthusiasts throughout America in a high-voltage motion with the most famous struggle royal game, 'BATTLEGROUNDS MOBILE INDIA’ (BGMI), which incorporates a whopping prize pool of Rs 1 Crore.
"The first season of the Esports Premier League was once a splendid success and this time we will strive to make it even bigger. We are extremely joyful to have TECNO Mobile on board as the Presenting Sponsor for this event. Just like how TECNO Mobile is dedicated to unlocking the exceptional current applied sciences for its customers, we are additionally dedicated to offering a world-class platform for Indian Genius via this league to advance the Indian esports ecosystem and take it to the subsequent level," ESPL Director Vishwalok Nath said.
Structure of the league
The league will be performed in two separate levels in the preliminary section - online qualifiers as properly as an invitational qualifier to shortlist the pinnacle 18 teams.
The first 12 teams, top-2 teams from the online match and top-10 groups from the invitational qualifiers will immediately manner to the closing segment and compete for the pinnacle two spots.
The groups ranged from three to 10 (7 teams) in the online qualifiers and groups ranked from eleven to 18 from invitational qualifiers will compete for the different three remaining spots, which will additionally have two immediately invited groups competing and vying for the mega title.
The champion group will take domestic Rs 50 lakh whilst the 2nd and third-placed groups will bag Rs 25 lakh and Rs 10 lakh respectively. Top-16 groups will be awarded money prizes and the Most Valuable Player Award-winner will get richer by Rs 1 lakh.
The upcoming version of India’s premier esports league, ESPL will begin on June 15.
TECNO as the promotion partner
TECNO Mobile plans to promote its upcoming smartphone phone, TECNO Pova three thru this league. The poised-to-launch smartphone will supply class-apart gaming trips to the users. It now not solely presents a super-fast processing velocity but additionally comes with a huge battery. As per the currently launched Counterpoint Market Share Report, the smartphone company is the third-largest smartphone participant in the sub-10k segment.
Talking about the latest affiliation with ESPL, Arijeet Talapatra, CEO, of TECNO Mobile India said,
“India’s gaming community is witnessing a boom and growing exponentially at a rate of 38% per annum. The Indian gaming industry is estimated to be valued at $3.9+ billion by 2025. These developments have heightened gamers’ expectations from the technology sector and there is an increased demand for better and more powerful gaming devices with high-end processors, augmented speed and longer battery life. We have been driving this revolution with our feature-rich gaming devices under the ‘POVA’ series, which targets the mid-range segment. With the POVA product line, we are determined to provide Indian smartphone consumers with a trinity of speed, power and performance that supplements the Zillenials’ never-ending hustle and further motivates them to ‘Stop at Nothing’. Our association with ESPL is bringing us forward towards achieving the same goal. We are looking ahead to a valuable partnership to create a more exciting online gaming ecosystem."
Where will it be live-streamed?
The inaugural season of ESPL recorded more than one million registrations and one hundred million-plus video views as the motion used to be streamed LIVE on the reputable YouTube and Facebook channels of India Today and Aaj Tak and its websites.
Nath continued, "Every season we plan to do something different to take the league to the next level. The upcoming edition will also be action-packed, especially with players fighting it out on the BGMI esports maps which is a very popular title among the gaming community. This platform is for our athletes and they are equally excited."
He concluded by adding, "ESPL is a game-agnostic tournament to ensure that India Today Group offers the maximum opportunities to gamers across the nation."
How to register as a team?
Professional athletes as nicely as esports fans above the age of sixteen can participate. The registrations will start on June 15 with the ultimate date being June 20. Each crew must have a minimum of 4 participants and the involved groups can register themselves on [https://espl.itg.gg/](https://espl.itg.gg/).
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