Lights, fireworks, rangoli, mithai and gaming completes the Diwali celebration. Due to advancement of technology gaming sector has expanded to esports, game streaming and more. Therefore, today playing games is equally popular to watching game streaming or esports online and with Diwali the excitement gets doubled.
We have reached out to a few Indian gaming and esports companies to know how they have celebrated the festival of lights.With the purpose to entertain people some were working through Diwali and some celebrated on full swing.
Nextwave Multimedia co-founder and CEO P R Rajendran said, “It has been a very busy pre-Diwali for us. And it is going to be busy during and post Diwali. The big news is that WCC3 mega update is set to release on Diwali day if no last minute unexpected hurdles. We also have Redbull esports tournament going on during Diwali, plus few other esports tournaments.”
“This Diwali we at GameEon Studios are very excited for IGDC 2021 as we are going to showcase our game Mumbai Gullies. A lot of amazing stuff also planned for my YouTube channel. Wishing everyone a very happy Diwali,” said GameEon founder Nikhil Malankar.
Wayu Digital Studio founder and creative director Dinesh Sehgal said, “Since everyone is working from home so there is not much happening at studio. But we have kept a rangoli competition everyone is supposed to make a unique rangoli at home and the winner has got some gift hamper!”
Trinity Gaming co-founder and CEO Abhishek Aggarwal said, “We are thankful that the global pandemic is now under control and we were able to celebrate this auspicious occasion with our Trinity Gaming family at the Gurgaon office. We welcomed the festival of lights by decorating our office with garlands, diyas and other decorative items, and also arranged a wide spread of scrumptious delicacies for team lunch. Festivities are to spread happiness so we curated customized Diwali gifts/hampers for our employees and also for the talented content creators who are signed exclusively under the Trinity Gaming title. Through the occasion of Diwali, we shared the feeling of togetherness and we hoped to continue our journey to success with this impeccable team bonding.”
“At Alphazegus, we are celebrating Diwali with our 50+ family of creators & team members by just switching off – encouraging everyone to keep work aside for a few days, and spending time with their loved ones. It has been a hectic past few months adapting back from the pandemic world, and it’s important everyone celebrates this festive season with less worries, and even lesser commitments,” Alphazeugas founder Rohit.
Ultimate Battle founder Tarun Gupta said, “Diwali is a grand festive season and has a great significance in the workplace as a celebratory occasion. At Ultimate Battle, we decorated the office with lights, diyas, and rangoli. Adding to the celebratory feeling, we organised a lunch party with the whole team followed by an ethnic day. Celebrating festivities keeps the team motivated and gives a feeling of home. Adding some fun parts to it, we all played and competed with each other in different esports titles for a few hours and had a great quality time which eventually results in greater team bonding.”
“Ye #Diwali…#EWarrior wali !!!Proud of #EWarrior since it’s completely made in-house Diwali. Some precious moments from EWar’s pre-Diwali celebrations. From décor, lighting, and rangoli making to games, amazing performances, and gift distribution, the good vibes are all set to rock and roll for the #Diwalicelebration and Yes, of course, lots of selfies and photos with the beautiful people around us. This celebration of the triumph of light over darkness gives us all a chance to reflect on the past year and look forward with optimism to the future. The message of hope that Diwali brings couldn’t be more welcome.We are celebrating the opportunity to strengthen our connections, welcome new beginnings, and renew our hope for the future. Happy Diwali to everyone,” shared Ewar team.
Here are some special wishes
“Wishing everyone in the gaming community a very Happy Diwali. We are looking forward to working closely with all of you soon,” said Cornerstone Sport COO Jogesh Lulla. “Thankyou for the support the gaming community has constantly shown us throughout the year, it has really motivated us to perform well and played a crucial role in our success. Wishing everyone a very Happy Diwali. May the colors and joy of the festival fill our home and heart with peace, happiness & prosperity,” shared Indian PUBG Mobile player Harpreet Singh “RonaK” Janjuha.
“The constant love and overwhelming support given to us by the gaming community has played a major role in motivating us to push past our limits and reach new heights. May the millions of lamps of Diwali illuminate our lives with happiness, joy, peace and health. We wish everyone a happy, prosperous and safe Diwali,” shared Godlike.