NVIDIA to organize first Overwatch tournament in India
Blizzard is the undisputed champion of multiplayer strategy games, which is somewhat comparable by the titles of Dota and Dota 2 (made by valve, roots to Dota). And it has recently considered dominating in the FPS( first person shooter) genre through Overwatch and as a result, in just a matter of months the game has dominated the market well and is exceeding all the expectations.
And it has emerged amongst the best-selling FPS titles of all time with a record of 15 million active players worldwide. According to the reports by credible sources, since the month of its release Overwatch is consistently on top of the best-selling charts. And these reports do not take into account Overwatch’s PC sales.
Since you seem to be getting the idea, let’s put the icing on the cake!
Dota, Counter Strike and Call of Duty have plagued the Indian competitive gaming scene for far too long. Consequently, this has been taken into account by Nvidia and is making amendments to it.
Nvidia and GeForce are sponsoring India’s first-ever Overwatch tournament pass an initiative. The purpose is to promote competitive gaming community in the country. It is a chance for Indians to prove their dedication to the sport.
Eight cafes across the country will host the participating teams. Nvidia and their best-selling GeForce GTX graphics card have certified each of the eight gaming cafes.
Vamsi Krishna, Head – Consumer Marketing, South Asia, NVIDIA statement
eSports have taken the world by storm and India is no exception. The format attracts gamers as they get to showcase their skills, compete, and gain recognition from their peer gaming community. At NVIDIA, we see immense market potential in India and through GeForce Cup, we want Indian gamers to experience the latest eSport games on the best platform. This will also pave the way for them to compete in international competitions.
So for the gaming enthusiasts of India, register yourself and play your hearts out for the game you love.