This flagship IP of Esportz.in ‘Esportz Premier Series’ was first debuted in 2021 by the gaming arm of GIG Work PVT LTD and is an open-for-all year long esports championship encompassing all genres of esports – PC, mobile, and console. The event was designed to put everyone on an equal footing. The journey began in January 2021 and concluded in December 2021, witnessing numerous amateurs rubbing shoulders with pros across the year. The maiden run of the tournament saw over 5000+ participants compete in 1000+ matches, garnering 20+ million impressions while livestreaming over 250+ days.
Esportz.in announced that the ‘Esportz Premier Series’ is back in 2022 for a new season with a prize pool of Rs 60,00,000 and a total of five titles spanning across all three gaming platforms.
Alongside Free Fire and Valorant, there are three new competitive additions in the games pool featuring Rocket League, Street Fighter and Clash Royale.
- Free Fire – Mobile – Free Fire is a multiplayer battle royale mobile 111 dots studios and published by Garena for Android and iOS. Battle in style and be the last survivor.
- Clash Royale – Mobile – Enter the Arena right from your mobile! Build your battle deck and outsmart the enemy in fast real-time battles.
- Valorant – PC – A 5v5 character based Tactical FPS for PC where precise gunplay meets unique agent abilities.
- Rocket League – Console – Rocket League is the high powered hybrid of arcade-style soccer and vehicular mayhem! Customize your car, hit the field, and compete.
- Street Fighter V – Console – Street Fighter V is a fighting game developed by Capcom and Dimps and published by Capcom. It is one of the oldest and most famous combat series.
The roadmap remains the same much like last year. There will be a total of 14 Online Qualifiers across five games — four for Valorant, four for Free Fire, two for Street Fighter, two for Rocket League, and two for Clash Royale.
Top two teams from each Free Fire qualifier will be confirmed for the MEGA GRAND Finale in December, while only the single top team or player from each qualifier of Valorant, Street Fighter, Rocket League, and Clash Royale will book their seats.
India’s Yearlong Esports Championship is slated to commence at the end of this month, with the Free Fire Online Qualifier #1 starting on 31 January and offering a prize pool of Rs 1,50,000, as well as tickets to the MEGA GRAND Finale in December.