IPL team Lucknow Super Giants steps into metaverse

Gigabyte Technology and its gaming grand AORUS, who are the association sponsors of Indian Premier League (IPL) team Lucknow Super Giants (LSG), have launched the team’s metaverse in a bid to maximize fan engagement online. Being a first of its kind for sports in India this move will help the team to get the fans even closer.

This new platform will serve as one of a kind experience for the fans especially this time as they can’t visit the stadiums as the entire IPL group stage is conducted in Maharashtra. In this metaverse, a virtual cricket sports stadium is created as distinctive as the curved facade to the spiral walkway at the front. There are exclusively designed panels along the stadium’s internal wall where the visitors can check out the players’ stats and try on their jersey. Vibrant custom artwork evoking the unique spirit of Lucknow through dancers, musicians and place specific details are gracing the external walls of the stadium.

Fans joining the metaverse of LSG will have a unique opportunity to be one of the few lucky people to make the history of metaverse and meet their cricketing stars in an exclusive meet-and-greet session in the virtual world. These lucky fans will also get a chance to win a real-life GIGABYTE PC by competing in a PC assembly game. Apart from that they can also check out the featured GIGABYTE devices in the product lounge.

GIGABYTE India director Sunil Grewal was looking forward to the launch that will serve as a great experience for the fans, he said, “We at GIGABYTE are very excited about the Metaverse project in partnership with Lucknow Super Giants and XRC. We will be bringing to fans an immersive experience that will enthrall them for sure. At GIGABYTE we strive to make our community experience future ready/ world-class products. And, this will be a perfect opportunity for them to know more about our brand and products.”

Lucknow Super Giants CEO Raghu Iyer said, “We are really excited about Gigabyte’s and Aorus’ metaverse project for our team’s supporters. Being our technology partners, It’s fitting that they create a tech platform providing a unique experience to engage fans and delight them. It will not only be interesting for the team’s fans but for our players as well.”