Valorant India: SkyEsports League 2021. SkyEsports is returning with another action-packed season of Skyesports League in 2021. The first edition of the Skyesports League, which was broadcasted across seven languages, culminated in a total of 3.7 million viewers which is rendered a huge success.
According to Talk Esport, the Skyesports League has introduced a city-based model where eight teams will battle in Valorant for the lion’s share of the Rs. 15,00,000 prize pool. Teams from the eight prestigious cities, Mumbai, Chennai, Kolkata, Bengaluru, Delhi, Punjab, Rajasthan, and defending champions Hyderabad will go head to head against each other in this brawl scheduled from April 9th.
Skyesports has assembled the most famous influencers from the Indian gaming scene who’ll showcase their skills in Riot’s free to play FPS title. Each teams roster consists of 4 players & one content creator. Although, each team can have a maximum of 10 players to fill their ream slot. Representing each city is the team owner who participated in the player auction on March 31 to select their roster.
The franchise owners for the Skyesports League 2021 are listed down below:
- Mumbai Aces: 8Bit Thug
- Chennai Clutchers: MidFail
- Punjab Pinnacles: Hydra flick
- Rajasthan Strikers: Ghatak
- Kolkata Tridents: Kronten
- Hyderabad Nawabs: Sentinel
- Bengaluru Crushers: Rushindra
- Delhi Dragon: Scout
Where to Watch? Valorant India: SkyEsports League 2021
Starting from April 9th it will be live-streamed on Skyesports’ YouTube channel in over six languages. Buckle up for unlimited action that is scheduled to last 55 days.
The prize pool numbers officially make it the biggest Valorant esports tournament in South Asia till date. Skyesports is continuing its partnership with AMD Ryzen™ and WD Black this time as well. The companies are presenting and powering the tournament respectively, reported Talk Esport. GOGAME & ACT Broadband are onboard as the platform partner & the connectivity partner.
Mukesh Bajpai, India Marketing Head of AMD stated “The esports arena in India is only getting stronger and better with exciting tournaments like the AMD Ryzen Skyesports League 2021, which give immense opportunities to players to compete and push their boundaries with their smart gaming strategies”.
He further added, “AMD has always empowered the gaming community with its Ryzen and Radeon products and technologies, allowing gamers to gain an edge when playing top esports titles.”
While franchise structure in Indian Esports is still in the early stages, stats suggest that this has a massive potential to take professional gaming in India to new heights. Valorant in India already has a dedicated player base & with the likes of Scout & Hydra Flick on board, leagues such as this are set to break all records. Catch them live on youtube & don’t forget to follow InsideSport for updates on Skyesports League 2021.