Face people who don’t like sports. The gaming sector, especially the esports industry, has grown at an unprecedented rate as people are stuck in their homes for months. In fact, esports has become the most preferred entertainment mode. Now, this novel idea is on the big screen in sports games.
Yes that’s right. Cinema exhibition giant PVR and leading esports and gaming company NODWIN Gaming have signed a partnership to bring the first in-cinema e-sports live tournament to the big screen. This is the first game to participate in the Indian version of PUBG, BGMI (Battlegrounds Mobile India) and the tournament will be held in Gurgaon, Indole, Mumbai and Hyderabad.
Later, games of different genres would be included. As a result, games like Clash Royale, Clash of Clans and League of Legends can quickly appear on the big screen. This is great news for sports enthusiasts across the country who can compete in online esports cups and cinema tournaments to win prizes. The prize pool varies from city to city.
The tournament quarter-finals, semi-finals and finals in each participating city will be broadcast at certain PVR cinemas as well as on the Nodwin Facebook and YouTube pages, PVR websites and mobile apps, and other platforms.
This development would not have come forward. The esports market has gained a lot of traction in recent years, and watching esports on the big screen can take the industry to new heights. According to the survey, the Indian export market is expected to reach 1,100 chlors by 2013 and generate around 10,000 chlors of economic value between 2009 and 2013.
About 1,000 gamers will be enrolled in the Nodwin PVR Cup and explained the three revenue streams generated, said PVR Chief Strategy Officer Kamal Gyanchandani. “We have the opportunity to sponsor and leverage our brand relationships. The second stream is the ability to exclusively license streaming rights across multiple platforms or a single platform. The third source of revenue is a ticket to sports enthusiasts. and allows supporters to watch live eSports on the big screen as players compete in the quarterfinals, semifinals and finals.”
Ticket prices range from £150 to £200.
“At PVR, we constantly strive to grow into an entertainment destination that offers our customers more fun escape opportunities than just big movies. Our immersive environment is specially suited for the gaming community. and place players in the competitive universe, said Sanjeev Kumar Bijli, Co-Managing Director, PVR Ltd.